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The Role of “Curators” in Social Good Communications

The Role of “Curators” in Social Good Communications

These days, the possibilities for social good communications work are more numerous, and more interesting, than ever before. With powerful computers in the hands of average citizens, there are infinite opportunities for storytelling. Selfies, tweets, art, and music circle the …

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The Future of Social Good—4 Trends in Using Technology…

The Future of Social Good—4 Trends in Using Technology for Good

In September, Fenton joined the brightest minds in innovation at this year’s Social Good Summit, sponsored by Mashable, the United Nations Foundation, and the United Nations Development Programme, and hosted at the 92Y in New York

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The Challenge of Climate Communications

The Challenge of Climate Communications

At a recent meeting of The Global Friends, a consortium of preeminent Chinese and American philanthropists leading the effort to address climate change, Fenton Communications founder, David Fenton, spoke about the challenges of communicating about this crucial issue in …

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Scott Beaudoin will head ACTIO, a New Fenton Company

Scott Beaudoin will head ACTIO, a New Fenton Company

Shifting the Paradigm from Corporate Responsibility to Corporate Action

Moving Companies from a Marketing or Corporate-Led Approach to a Values-Driven Approach

Socio-Political Graphing Methodology to Guide Brands through Issue Areas 

As part of our ongoing commitment to societal change, Fenton …

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Fenton Acquires Public Interest Communications Firm PR & Company

Fenton Acquires Public Interest Communications Firm PR & Company

Merger Grows Fenton’s Work In Philanthropy, Education and EdTech Sectors;
Pat Reilly to Join Change Research as a Principal

Fenton, a founding member of the Collegium network, has acquired the Bay Area public interest communications agency PR & Company, expanding …

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American Carnage: Las Vegas

American Carnage: Las Vegas

I use words for a living. But following the massacre of innocents at a country music concert in Las Vegas, they are painfully inadequate. The easily accessible ones: sick, angry, despondent, they don’t come close, and I am merely a …

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National Advocacy & Progressive Communications Leader Bryan Miller to…

National Advocacy & Progressive Communications Leader Bryan Miller to Lead Fenton’s San Francisco Office

Fenton is excited for Bryan Miller to join our team as the new Managing Director of our San Francisco office. Bryan is a nationally recognized expert in progressive communications and advocacy.

Prior to joining Fenton, Bryan served as Senior Vice …

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Up to the Challenge

Up to the Challenge

Fenton and Common Pool Announce New Partnership Focused on Prizes and Competitions for Foundations, Government and Corporate Social Change Clients

It’s an old adage – when faced with a problem, you can choose to see the situation as half-full or …

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Getting the Public to Act and Vote on Climate

Getting the Public to Act and Vote on Climate

Why do only 17% of Americans and 15% of Chinese think climate change is an urgent problem, when it’s the most urgent problem facing humanity? David Fenton explores the reasons, and what to do about it, in this 15 minute …

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Fenton Names Zain Habboo as new Chief Digital Officer

Fenton Names Zain Habboo as new Chief Digital Officer

New Chief Digital Officer Brings Deep Creative & Social Good Experience to Fenton

We’re excited to announce that Zain Habboo will join our team as Fenton’s new Chief Digital Officer! Zain brings with her 20 years of creative, diplomatic and …

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Fenton Names Ben Wyskida as New CEO

Fenton Names Ben Wyskida as New CEO

Progressive Communications Strategist to Lead Social Change Firm; Current CEO Michael Huttner To Assume New Role at Fenton 

Big news! We’re excited to announce progressive communications strategist Ben Wyskida, as our next CEO. Ben is an accomplished political strategist and …

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Fenton Launches Protect Progress Network

Fenton Launches Protect Progress Network

Partnering to protect people, progressive policies & programs from Trump

Fenton, the social change agency, announced today the Protect Progress Network, a 50-state effort to protect progressive policies and programs for all Americans. The growing network is composed of activists, allied organizations, …

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Ads to Change the World

Ads to Change the World

With the recent election, the question is more urgent than ever – what do we need to break through and make a difference?

Fenton has compiled an amazing creative team including a rapidly growing network of writers, digital and social …

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Behavior Change and Social Change

Behavior Change and Social Change

“Remember to turn off lights.”

“Please pay here.”

“Did you remember to wash your hands?”

Prompts are everywhere in our lives. I see one when I enter the parking lot of my local grocery store, where a sign reminds me …

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Hard Conversations With Other White People

Hard Conversations With Other White People

How did you feel the morning after the election? Did you feel hopeless, like you’d never climb out of that pit of despair? By now, maybe your grief has dulled. But the urgency is greater than ever. As a self-described …

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Beaten, But Not Beat Down

Beaten, But Not Beat Down

We are grieving. While we truly believe that the arc of the moral universe bends towards justice, we fear it has taken a heart-wrenching detour toward hate, fear, and divisiveness. This has been a daunting look towards an uncertain future …

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Business leaders can help fix homelessness in New York

Business leaders can help fix homelessness in New York

For every homeless person in New York City, about six millionaires walk the streets here. That’s about 60,000 homeless people and 389,000 millionaires.

Manhattan houses 70 billionaires, more than anywhere else in the world.

With so much wealth, one would …

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Fenton on the road: The International AIDS Conference

Fenton on the road: The International AIDS Conference

The International AIDS Conference (IAC), held every other year, is a major gathering and rallying point for the global community focused on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS. This year, the IAC was held in Durban, South Africa, the first …

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