Seven-Step Guide to Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility Game

In the midst of the holiday season, many companies take the time to give back, strengthen employee bonds and connect with the community in a meaningful way. Corporate social responsibility should be a topic of conversation year round, but the holiday season is a great place to begin.

Corporate social responsibility speaks to a company’s reputation—the culture, employees and business model. The impact that CSR can have on a company’s reputation is huge. The engagement of employees, the company culture influence, ...

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7 Utah Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in our Community

Give Back to your communityAs you may have noticed from our earlier posts, we LOVE being a Utah business. We’re very proud to do business in a state that is known for its entrepreneurial drive. The natural beauties of Utah and the top quality business atmosphere make it the perfect place to call home.

Entrepreneurs are a great asset to every community. They help ...

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CSR Still Matters – And It Can Help Your Bottom Line

Be the ChangeThere’s been some debate as to whether or not corporate social responsibility (CSR) is really worth it for your business. While you cannot quantitatively measure “good feelings,” there are things you can measure the come from CSR like an increase in sales, engagement, and media relations (traditional or social). Whether you’re an entrepreneur just starting out or a well-established ...

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3 Secrets to Successful PR Events

logoRecently, we orchestrated an event for one of our clients, SpotterRF, who is moving to a bigger manufacturing facility in Orem, Utah due to the high global demand for their compact surveillance radar (CSR). Grand openings and other corporate events are excellent opportunities for press attention, industry credibility and community buy-in. Here are three secrets the pros use to help make ...

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7 Steps to Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility Game

In an age when tweets about an earthquake move faster than the human experience of the tremors themselves, good global citizenship is nearly impossible to fake. I could prove this by producing charts and graphs showing how your company culture impacts your profits, employee turnover, job satisfaction and media coverage.

But, graphs or no, the bottom line is this: If the point of starting your business was to find fulfillment and happiness in doing something you love, you should feel Roadmap to good CSR Continue Reading →

What the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer means for your business

Edelman recently released its 2015 Trust Barometer. Edelman surveyed 33,000 people from 27 countries around the world on their trust in the institutions of government, media, business and NGOs. Edelman has been doing this for fifteen years now and have set themselves up as experts in this area.
The study talked about the overall decline in trust in business since last year. What does this mean for your Trust, the last piece of the ...</p><a class= Continue Reading →

EPA Guidelines Meet Utah – #1 Air Discomfort – Gallup Poll PART III

 

A new Gallup Poll indicates Utah residents dislike their air quality more than any other State.

Part III

This story just gets more and more interesting. I feel like Godzilla and Mothra just came onto the screen–both wearing air protection masks. First, EPA smacks down the opponent with new, harsh guidelines. Next, Governor Herbert says those guidelines will hurt business and people. Then, as if coming in for the TKO, Gallup finds my state’s residents as the most dissatisfied nationally with their ...

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Earth Day – Blue Sky Making a Difference in Green Clean Energy?

Happy Earth Day! I’m cool with marketing this day with other earth-conscious persons. Focusing attention on key sustainability issues today is a very good thing. I’m not keen on greenwashing  (ie. British Petroleum pre-Gulf oil spill disaster). We’ve written a bunch on our rule #1 for companies promoting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): “First be Good, Then Talk About It.” So many get the cart before the proverbial horse, doing brilliant marketing with less attention to actually moving the needle ...

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