Zappos DNA Communicates Culture

Yesterday, I attended the Big Business & Technology Expo at UVU. I went specifically to hear Zappos Product Manager Robert Richman talk about  company success landing them as #6 Best Places to Work by Fortune Magazine.  Mildly interested to be there at first, what I discovered was amazing. As a student of Corporate Responsibility (CSR), I would have to give Zappos high marks ...

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Pilmer's "Green Spin" Featured on Utah Public Radio

It is not too often a self-published book is featured for an entire hour on 33 radio stations, covering a state. Yet that is what PilmerPR was able to achieve  for Green Spin, a new tech-thriller novel by John Pilmer.

Tom Williams, host of Utah Public Radio’s “Access Utah,” received a copy of the book, and decided to devote the entire hour-long program to its content.

The program covered many fascinating aspects of ...

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Does PilmerPR Practice What it Preaches?

Those who follow PilmerPR know we place an emphasis on social responsibility, including Green PR. We were recently recognized by the U.S. State Department and Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy as one of the foremost experts in environmental communications. Other awards have spoken to our work, as well.

But what do you think?

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Ukrainian Leaders Ask PilmerPR for Tips on Green PR

PilmerPR announced founder John Pilmer met today with Ukrainian government and energy leaders to offer insights into the energy communications challenges facing  that country. Hosted by the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD) and as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the visitors are traveling to Utah to examine “Energy Efficiency at the Federal, State and Local ...

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Is the EPA's 40th Anniversary Celebration "Green"?

We received an announcement, the other day, from Scott at Eco Active America:

I am pleased to announce that we will be having the EPA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration and Award Event on December 2nd at Club Nokia. We will have celebrities, famous musicians presenting awards and playing music throughout the event. We would love to have your company be part of this event. This is an event not to be missed.

The e-mail goes on to explain why ...

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Super Salmon – Jurassic Park Freak Fish???

My friend and comedian Johnny Biscuit has a very funny skit where he talks about which animals we eat vs which animals we make into pets. One line from that monologue goes something like: “People whine about all those dolphins caught in the tuna nets…what about all the tuna in the tuna nets?!” I love Johnny B, but I share that to make a point about this week’s news ...

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Ensure Your Event is Socially Responsible

Many events claim to be “socially responsible” or “green.” They may use energy-saving lights, use recycled paper, or donate a portion of revenues to a worthy cause. But how much energy is used traveling to the event? Are the green efforts economically sustainable and sensible to stock-holders? How likely are people to attend if you make them jump through hoops?

There is a lot to consider when planning a socially responsible event. Corporate social responsibility and green PR expert ...

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Crunch Lunch: 5 Minutes on Corporate Responsibility (CSR)

John Pilmer, President of PilmerPR, addressed Corporate Social Responsibility at the 2010 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum “Crunch Lunch,” Thursday. The luncheon program allowed each speaker five minutes to “crunch” as much information as he/she could on a topic. Slides advanced automatically every 15 seconds. A two-minute question and answer session followed.

See video of the presentation below or on YouTube:

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Corporate Responsibility on Tap when Pilmer Speaks at Crunch Lunch

[Video of 5 minute presentation in production – posted soon]

SALT LAKE CITY—September 9, 2010—PilmerPR today announced founder John Pilmer will speak today at the UVEF Crunch Lunch event on the subject of “Corporate Responsibility – From the Ground Up,” starting at noon at the Provo Novell campus. The event is open to the public.

“80% of the world’s large companies now produce Corporate Responsibility ...

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Financial Times, Moscow Times, & 80% Corporate Responsibility

80% of the world’s largest companies now have a Corporate Responsibility Report per a recent article in the Moscow Times. In previous entries we have discussed that Green PR is a subset of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Now CSR is being shortened to a term I like quite a bit more, Corporate Responsibility (CR). I think CR is a better umbrella term which ...

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