May 2nd, 2019– John Pilmer had the honor of
participating in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program Thursday as a
panelist on marketing and PR. The event, held at Salt Lake Community College,
was part of a broader, national program designed to invest in small businesses
across the country. Panelists share practical knowledge that helps business
owners take action to advance their own companies.
In a repeat of Christmas past, the employees at Brent Brown Toyota Scion chose the company’s Christmas party this month to once again raise money for the Clear Horizons Academy for local children with autism. Autism in Utah is on the rise and is currently twice the national average. A combination of passing the hat and an auction brought in ...Continue Reading → Share
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As Toyota regained its global lead in December as the top-selling auto maker, Brent Brown Toyota ...Continue Reading → Share
Poor Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rides again!
Various sources in the past report that U.S. companies lag behind other nations in reporting and hiring experts to manage accountability for triple bottom line CSR – responsibility for People, Planet, & Profits. I’m hopeful the gap is narrowing, but the lagging accountability of U.S. companies reinforces stereotypes of greedy American companies and hedonistic U.S. consumers held by many globally. And here’s the rub. Actions count more that words and flowery reports.
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Sports Icons make great role models-when they behave. Paul Kruger of the Baltimore Ravens brings his posse of players together for the Kruger Care Foundation Classic to raise tens of thousands for those in need. This is Social Responsibility (CSR) at its best…Continue Reading → Share
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 ...Continue Reading → Share