Cone Wins Big at PR News CSR Awards


For Immediate Release

Cici Gordon
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Cone and Timberland Receive Multiple PR News CSR Awards

Cone Also Recognized on CSR A-List of Agencies



BOSTON (April 18, 2012) – Cone Communications and their client, Timberland, are proud to announce that the partnership won two awards at this year’s PR News CSR Awards. The duo was the winner of the Best Green Campaign and the Social Media Category for their efforts on Timberland’s Arbor Day campaign. Additionally, Timberland was enshrined in the Hall of Fame for CSR Communication along with only three other brands. The agency received the news at the PR News CSR Awards on Tuesday, April 17th, at a luncheon in Washington D.C.

Cone was also recognized as one of eleven agencies on the CSR A-List of top agencies and received an honorable mention in the Blog category for their work on the agency’s What Do You Stand For? blog.

“Corporate responsibility continues to build in scope and importance, and we are particularly gratified to continue to lead the way,” says Jonathan Yohannan, executive vice president of Corporate Responsibility. “This is an enormous honor for our entire agency—and is a wonderful endorsement of the work of our team and clients.”

The PR News CSR Awards recognize outstanding work done by agencies and companies across various platforms in corporate responsibility. PR News receives hundreds of entries each year from agencies across the country.

Cone Communications ( is a public relations and marketing agency known for igniting brands with high-impact strategies and programs based in deep insights, unique subject matter expertise and innovation. Focusing on key areas such as consumer product media relations, social media, cause branding and marketing, corporate responsibility, nonprofit marketing, corporate communications and crisis prevention/management – the agency is positioned to help clients achieve both business and societal outcomes. Cone Communications is a part of the Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) (