Should Socially Responsible (CSR) Companies Toot Their Own Horn?

A recent article in Corporate Responsibility Magazine caught my eye.  It addresses well the dilemma faced by every good corporate citizen. That is “when” or “if” a company should draw attention to its own sustainable practices affecting people and the planet.  It’s written by Stephen Jordan,  executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center, which makes him a credible witness to me.

Here’s an excerpt on the benefits of CSR recognition:

Recognition and lists are a ...

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Making a Difference on World Humanitarian Day

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) means making a positive difference in the world. Whether that means improving the environment, contributing to community causes, or using your expertise to help those in the greatest need, every company should leave the world better than they found it.

On August 19, World Humanitarian Day, two PilmerPR clients highlighted their efforts to do just that.

Humless, founded by South African immigrant Glenn Jakins, announced its “Light the Night” initiative,  focused on creating affordable clean ...

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Pilmer to Discuss CSR and Green PR at MiaGreen 2011

MiaGreen Expo and ConferenceNext Thursday, environmentally-friendly businesses, leaders and publications from around the world will converge in Miami Beach for the MiaGreen Expo Conference (March 3-4). The event coordinators asked that PilmerPR President John Pilmer present on the need for outstanding Green PR and CSR PR to the attendees.

His presentation, “Standing Out in a Sea of Green: Reaching Stakeholders through Effective Public Relations,” will help ...

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