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Weber Shandwick Named to PR News’ Corporate Social Responsibility A-List

NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 – Weber Shandwick, a leading global public relations firm, was named to PR News’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) A-List for developing and managing innovative and successful corporate responsibility initiatives for clients. The firm also shared two additional awards with clients at the annual luncheon yesterday.

The PR News CSR award-winning client campaigns include:

  • Annual Report: Bank of America, Weber Shandwick, APCO Worldwide and Hill Holliday – “Opportunity in Motion: Bank of America 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Report”
  • Product Design/Redesign: Osram Sylvania and Weber Shandwick – “Staying in the Spotlight of a Changing Industry”

“We are truly honored that PR News has recognized Weber Shandwick’s deep commitment to best practices in corporate social responsibility by including us in its esteemed 2012 CSR A-List. We are also extremely proud to be partners with our clients on their excellent work as good corporate citizens. CSR is deeply rooted in our culture, and these awards acknowledge our continuous efforts to engage responsibly and help clients make a genuine social impact,” said Andy Polansky, president of Weber Shandwick.

The firm’s Social Impact team, who is primarily responsible for Weber Shandwick’s CSR client work, draws on its global expertise to build strategic communications platforms that drive advocacy and engagement. The firm remains a trusted CSR partner to numerous leading global brands, nonprofits and foundations.

In addition, as an ISO 14001 green-certified organization, each Weber Shandwick office takes important steps to infuse a culture of sustainability throughout the organization. The firm encourages employees to passionately engage in causes they believe in and contribute their time and expertise to nonprofits worldwide. Its long-standing “Making A Difference” internal awards program champions employee involvement in communities through pro-bono/community relations work.

For more information on Weber Shandwick Social Impact team and its CSR work, please visit: http://impact.webershandwick.com/.

Jennifer Norton

Jennifer Norton

SVP, Global Marketing & Corporate Affairs

jnorton@webershandwick.com
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