Top 10 organizations with outstanding CSR efforts

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Bank of America. RELATED: Attend the Corporate Communicators Conference, and receive practical training for internal communications, PR and writing. ]. Ethics (38 percent). Consumers value corporate social responsibility. A recent Cone Communications poll. reported that 87 percent of consumers will buy a product from a company because it supported a cause that was important to them. Which organizations are excelling at their efforts? A new Harris poll reveals just that.

Facebook launches ‘Privacy Checkup,’ most agencies offer social media services, and Starbucks closes 2,000 stores in China

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Why you should care: As Facebook and other social media platforms grapple with data-sharing regulations and privacy concerns, PR and marketing pros should adjust their strategies now to make sure that data-gathering methods along with their use are both legal and ethical.

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Tokyo 2020 grapples with Olympic bid allegations

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The payment, sent from a Japanese bank, was marked “Tokyo 2020 Olympic Game bid.” reported that the country’s chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, told reporters during a news conference that he was unaware of the newspaper report. “I Tokyo 2020 has no shortage of PR issues, but recent allegations have thrust the committee back into the spotlight.

Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 Act Brings Change to Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements

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While we were all enthusiastically traveling back (on June 9) from the 2017 NIRI Annual Conference in Orlando, the House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (FCA2017), a bill predominantly intended to undo various aspects of Dodd-Frank. Their code of ethics.

PR can do only so much; reputation management goes far deeper

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Bank customers were notified about fraudulent accounts set up in their names expressly to ensure that executives and managers reached their sales quotas (Wells Fargo). Those organizations each resorted to a news conference, a press release, a catchy marketing slogan or TV interviews in the hope the problem would go away. So, operate an ethically managed, well-intentioned organization. “ You have a PR problem, because you have an actual problem.”.

Why WE’s “President of International” is Completely Wrong About PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Then on Friday, I head to Boston to speak at PRSA’s Association/Nonprofit Section Half-Day Conference on email marketing. As far as I’m concerned, we should use any means at our disposal, regardless of which “bucket” they fall into, as long as we’re doing it ethically and responsibly. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™.