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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Bowls for Humanity- Utah County comes Together

CEO John Pilmer plays in his band, Bright Messy WorldOn March 20th the Food and Care Coalition hosted its 9th annual Bowls for Humanity Event in Provo. Not only is this the largest fundraiser hosted each year by the Food and Care Coalition, it is a chance for Utah County to come together and help our community. This year our CEO and founder, John Pilmer, got involved with the Coalition and ...

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Salt Lake City Hosts Singapore Based Ecospec – Ocean Going Cleantech

Did you know these Singapore facts?

  • Four official languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
  • All school classes are taught in English
  • Singapore students rank top 5th in the world
  • Economy is known as the freest, most innovative, most business friendly
  • 14th largest exporter
  • 15th largest importer
  • Corruption free environment
  • Major SE Asia shipping hub

All of this from a sovereign city/state about 30 miles wide and less than that high with around ...

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CSR & Sustainability – The Growing Mandate

For years, PilmerPR has been at the forefront of Public Relations firms counseling cleantech and other clients its Rule #1 for Corporate Responsiblity: “First Be Good, Only Then Talk About Being Good.” While companies outside the U.S. have led the way in Sustainability planning, U.S. based companies are starting to “get the memo.”

Environmental Leader reports on this trend as follows:

“Two-thirds of corporate leaders ...

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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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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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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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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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