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Weber Shandwick Named to PR News’ Corporate Social Responsibility A-List, Second Year in a Row

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 – Weber Shandwick, a leading global public relations firm, was named to PR News’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) A-List for the second year in a row. The A-List inductees were lauded for taking chances, making incredible strides and understanding the power of CSR in public relations.

“It’s an honor for Weber Shandwick to be recognized as a leading CSR agency for the second year in a row by PR News. Being a good corporate citizen is a top strategic imperative for our firm. Giving back and supporting causes we believe in is an integral part of Weber Shandwick’s culture, and this award recognizes our commitment to make a real impact on behalf of our clients through the work that we do,” said Andy Polansky, CEO, Weber Shandwick.

Commitment to CSR
Weber Shandwick’s global Social Impact team, which is primarily responsible for the firm’s CSR work, draws on its award-winning expertise to build strategic communications platforms that drive advocacy and engagement. Partnering with major corporations, nonprofits and foundations to drive engagement with key stakeholders, thought leaders, consumers and media, the team brings a unique perspective to its partnerships.

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.

Weber Shandwick is committed to being a responsible global corporate citizen. From maintaining a set of corporate values and operating under a strong code of conduct, to giving back to the communities in which it operates and providing a green and sustainable work environment around the world.  Click here to read more about the firm’s corporate citizenship initiatives. And for more information on Weber Shandwick’s Social Impact team and its CSR work, please visit: http://impact.webershandwick.com or follow us on Twitter @wssocialimpact.

Jennifer Norton

Jennifer Norton

SVP, Global Marketing & Corporate Affairs

jnorton@webershandwick.com
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