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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.


Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, welcomes the addition of one of the industry’s most dynamic content strategists – Christian McGuigan as Vice President, Content Strategy. McGuigan will be responsible for expanding content generation capabilities at the agency across owned, earned and paid channels.

Cone Communications’ “Prove Your Purpose” Recognized As Top Sustainability Newsletter

Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, is proud to announce that its CSR focused newsletter, “Prove Your Purpose”, has been recognized as a Top Sustainability Newsletter by Triple Pundit alongside other major publications such as Sustainable Brands and FastCo.Exist, the sustainable business arm of Fast Company magazine. 


Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing agency, is honored to announce that it been included in the Institute for Public Relations’ (IPR) Top 10 Research Insights of 2016. The report lists the 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study among ten research reports on themes ranging from technological innovation and business transformations to the effect of political content on social media users.