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Purpose is a Key Driver of Overall Reputation, According to New Research from Porter Novelli and Cone

Purpose is one of three critical dimensions of overall reputation, according to the 2018 Porter Novelli/Cone Purpose Premium Index: How Companies Can Unlock Reputational Gains by Leading with Purpose. The study, examining consumer perceptions of the top 200 companies in the U.S., also finds Purpose and Reputation are intrinsically linked.

CSR Expert Alison DaSilva Joins Plenary Panel at 3BL Forum

Alison DaSilva, executive vice president, CSR and Purpose, Cone, a Porter Novelli company, will join corporate social responsibility (CSR) experts as a speaker at 3BL Forum on October 23-25. The annual event brings together a diverse group of business, policy and NGO leaders together to share insights, advance best practices and workshop forward-thinking solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges of our time.

Cone's Work Selected Among Top 20 Campaigns of the Past 20 Years by PRWeek

This week, Cone, a Porter Novelli company, was honored with inclusion in the Top 20 Campaigns of the Past 20 Years by PRWeek as part of its 20th Anniversary Issue. The issue, hitting newsstands on October 2, highlights PRWeek’s 20 years of production, as well as the campaigns that have made an impact in the world of public relations over the past two decades. Cone’s work on Go Red For Women with the American Heart Association (AHA) and Feeding Children Better with ConAgra was selected. Readers are encouraged to vote to select the top PR campaign, and can do so on PRWeek’s website up until noon ET today.

Americans Are Concerned About Climate Change But Question Their Personal Impact, According to Cone/Porter Novelli Research

The majority of Americans (62%) say they believe climate change is a problem, according to the 2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Climate Change Snapshot. The research finds that although many Americans feel unempowered to address climate change, they are hopeful companies will take the lead.

Americans More Loyal And Willing To Defend Purpose-Driven Brands, According To New Research By Cone

Nearly eight-in-10 (79%) Americans say they are more loyal to Purpose-driven brands than traditional brands and nearly three-quarters (73%) are more willing to defend them, according to the 2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Purpose Study. The study, examining consumer expectations and behaviors towards companies that lead with Purpose, finds that Purpose-driven brands can build stronger emotional connections with consumers that go far beyond a transactional relationship.

Crisis Communications Expert Marc Berliner Joins Panel at the International Crisis Management Conference

Cone, a Porter Novelli public relations and marketing agency specializing in Purpose and CSR, will join the International Crisis Management Conference (ICMC), as a sponsor of the two-day event in Boston April 24-25. The conference will cover the characteristics of a crisis, a framework to manage the life cycle of a crisis and provide training for preparedness professionals. 

Porter Novelli’s Cone Joins PwC for Fireside Chat at Cause Marketing Summit

Whitney Dailey, Vice President of Marketing/Research & Insights at Cone, a Porter Novelli public relations and marketing agency specializing in Purpose and CSR, will join Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Strategy and Implementation Leader at PwC, for a fireside chat at the 4th Annual Cause Marketing Summit on April 12. The one-day event is designed for socially responsible businesspersons and nonprofit professionals aiming to develop compelling communications campaigns and increase employee engagement and retention.

Porter Novelli’s Cone Honored for Sixth Consecutive Year on PR News CSR A-List

Cone, a Porter Novelli public relations and marketing agency specializing in Purpose and CSR, is pleased to announce it has once again been named to the PR News CSR A-List, which recognizes the top 10 CSR agencies in the country. Additionally, the agency took home awards for CSR Professional of the Year and Media Relations – CSR. The PR News CSR Awards celebrate the very best communicators, agencies and organizations working to make positive changes in the world.

Cone Communications and Timberland Recognized as Holmes Report Global SABRE Awards Winner

Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, and its client Timberland, were recognized as a winner at this year’s Holmes Report Global SABRE Awards. The Global SABRE Awards recognize the 40 best public relations programs of the past year, from around the globe, selected from the winners of the Holmes Report SABRE regional competitions.

Cone Communications to Headline 2017 B:CIVIC Summit

Whitney Dailey, Director of Marketing/Research & Insights at Cone Communications, will join the 2017 B:CIVIC Summit as the keynote presenter on November 14. The event, hosted in metro Denver at the National Western Center, is designed to serve as a catalyst for building capacity in the community with social impact champions who know that for-profit business is a powerful force for social change.

Cone Communications Named A Top Place To Work By PR News Third Consecutive Year

Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, is pleased to announce it has been named a Top Place to Work in PR by PR News for the third consecutive year. This award recognizes agencies and organizations that match their outstanding in-house and client PR work with exceptional efforts to support employees’ personal development and professional success.

Cone Communications Executives Speak at PRSA International Conference 

Cone Communications executives will be joining public relations industry experts as speakers at this year’s PRSA International Conference taking place October 8-10. Cone will help facilitate conversations on the topics of corporate social responsibility (CSR), the role of data in measurement and analytics as well as career planning at the three-day conference in Boston.

Gen Z Sees Social Media Activity As More Effective Than Community Involvement According To New Research By Cone Communications

Eighty-one percent of Gen Z believes they can have an impact on social and environmental issues by using social media, according to the 2017 Cone Gen Z CSR Study: How to Speak Z. The study, surveying Americans ages 13-19, examined this budding generation’s aptitude and attitudes toward company involvement in social and environmental issues – and just how they’re willing to stand up for causes they care about.