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.
With the recent passing of the HB186 Benefit LLC initiative, the official launch of the legislation happened Wednesday morning May 9th on Utah Capital Hill.
The Benefit LLC initiative shows the public that your company is very purpose driven.
Corporate social responsibility is becoming critical to all organizations and companies as the rise of environmental and social issue become progressively important to the generation of consumers. PilmerPR is the 2nd company in Utah to be designated as a Benefit LLC.
In this new Millennial era, many ...Continue Reading → Share
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, ...Continue Reading → Share
As 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 ...Continue Reading → Share
There’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 ...Continue Reading → Share
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.
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 Continue Reading → Share
A new Gallup Poll indicates Utah residents dislike their air quality more than any other State.
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 ...Continue Reading → Share
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): How you can do it – Part III originally appeared in Utah Business Magazine blog:
The secret to effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is planning. Integrate CSR into organization’s business model for best results. The benefits from your CSR campaign may come in the form of increased profits, an increased positive company perception, or approval from the community through increased goodwill ...Continue Reading → Share