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Highlights from the Pew Research Center State of the…

Highlights from the Pew Research Center State of the Media Report

As you may have seen, The Pew Research Center recently released its annual State of the Media report. To save you a couple minutes, we pulled together the crucial need-to-know bits from the report that shed light on the …

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We Can Be Heroes Crowdfunding Campaign Raises $15,000 (and…

We Can Be Heroes Crowdfunding Campaign Raises $15,000 (and counting!) on its First Day

Last year, Fenton helped DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. raise $2 million to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa with the We Can Be Heroes campaign. Today, our team helped launch the pioneering We Can Be Heroes

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From "We are the World" to "We are a…

From "We are the World" to "We are a Tribe" – Communicating Global Health During Diffusion

This piece originally appeared in Impact, the magazine of PSI, on April 2, 2013. PSI and Devex partnered with Fenton on a special report on the new era of philanthropy and investment in global health.

My mother and I were …

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My Prayer this Easter Season: That the Arc of…

My Prayer this Easter Season: That the Arc of the Moral Universe Continues to Bend Towards Justice

This piece originally appeared in HuffPost Religion on March 27, 2013.

I discovered the power of digital communications when leading the Latino outreach for a presidential campaign back in 2003. Through the work of the campaign’s digital team, I quickly …

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How Marriage Equality Got Its Meme

How Marriage Equality Got Its Meme

When you’re a celebrity and you’ve made it, you get a star in the sidewalk. When you’re a journalist, you get a Pulitzer. On the Internet? You’re memorialized in a meme.

That’s exactly what happened yesterday when the Supreme Court …

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#CSRChat Recap: The State of CSR at Mid-Sized Companies

#CSRChat Recap: The State of CSR at Mid-Sized Companies

Last week, Fenton’s Susan McPherson hosted Business4Better (B4B) on the bi-weekly #CSRchat on Twitter. Recognizing the significant lack of resources for mid-sized companies interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR), B4B is accelerating a global movement of companies that choose to …

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Mid-Sized Companies are Hungry for CSR but Need the…

Mid-Sized Companies are Hungry for CSR but Need the Right Utensils

From The Starbucks Foundation’s work that improves education to Coca-Cola’s 5by20 initiative, corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs operated by large companies continue to make headlines. But what about the great CSR work mid-sized companies are doing? Increasingly, we’ve noticed that …

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North Korea Caught Raising Global Temperatures

North Korea Caught Raising Global Temperatures

This post draws from remarks at the Names Not Numbers Conference in Aldeburgh, UK, March 19, 2013. It was published on HuffPost Green on March 19, 2013 in a post titled “What Connects Us Most: Climate Change and Humanity.”

To …

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Republican Senator Rob Portman Reminds Us Why Stories Matter

Republican Senator Rob Portman Reminds Us Why Stories Matter

On Thursday, Senator Rob Portman of Ohio became the first sitting Republican senator to publicly support same-sex marriage, a decision that activist groups worldwide recognize as a significant step for LGBT progress. In a bold move, Portman announced his change …

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Celebrities Star In Anti-Fracking Music Video

Celebrities Star In Anti-Fracking Music Video

Over 25 celebrities joined forces to create a music video for “Don’t Frack My Mother,” Sean Lennon’s anti-fracking anthem. Fenton launched the video this morning on behalf of our client Artists Against Fracking. Watch it now:

Recognize anyone? Here’s …

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CSR Coverage in the News

CSR Coverage in the News

During this week’s #CSRchat, participants engaged in an open discussion about CSR coverage in the news, sharing thoughts on what to read, who to follow on Twitter, and what’s missing in the current news landscape.

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New Data on Latinos and Technology To Be Presented…

New Data on Latinos and Technology To Be Presented at SXSW

Next week, I’m heading to the South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) to explore one of my favorite topics: technology and innovation in the Latino community.

Fifty-two million Latinos live in the US today, with a total buying power that exceeds …

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5 Tips to Maximize Your Impact on Pinterest

5 Tips to Maximize Your Impact on Pinterest

At this point, most of you have heard the buzz about Pinterest. Since January 2012, the social network has experienced a 145% increase in unique visitors. If you haven’t jumped on the bandwagon yet, what are you waiting for?! Not …

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#CSRChat Recap: State of Green Business

#CSRChat Recap: State of Green Business

This week we were joined by Joel Makower (@makower), founder of GreenBiz.com, who shared tips and noteworthy findings from the 2013 State of Green Business Report. During our one-hour dynamic session, @SusanMcP1, kept the questions coming.

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Fenton Appoints New Director in London Office

Fenton Appoints New Director in London Office

Elly Woolston today joins Fenton as Director of its London office. In this role, Woolston will help expand the firm’s European presence and grow its global network.

Woolston joins Fenton after previously serving as Chairman and prior to that Managing …

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#CSRChat Recap: Why Employee Engagement is Key in the…

#CSRChat Recap: Why Employee Engagement is Key in the Hospitality Sector

This week’s #CSRChat featured Jennifer Silberman, VP of Global Corp Responsibility at Hilton Worldwide (@HiltonWorldWide). Jennifer chatted with host Susan McPherson (@susanmcp1) about the unique challenges facing the hospitality industry, including complicated supply chains, a broad array of materials issues, …

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Movement Leader and Serial Entrepreneur Louis Pagan Dies

Movement Leader and Serial Entrepreneur Louis Pagan Dies

This piece originally appeared on HuffPost Latino Voices on February 7, 2013.

Earlier this week I was told that movement leader and serial entrepreneur Louis Pagan had died. When I first heard the news earlier this week, I could not …

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Meet the Inspiring Recipients of the Irvine Leadership Awards

Meet the Inspiring Recipients of the Irvine Leadership Awards

With origins in California dating back to 1937, The James Irvine Foundation’s dedication to bettering the state is demonstrated by its annual Irvine Leadership Awards. Each year, the Foundation conducts a rigorous selection process for discovering extraordinary individuals …

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