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#CSRChat Recap: What’s The Board Got To Do With…

#CSRChat Recap: What’s The Board Got To Do With It?

The second #CSRchat of 2013 featured special guest Fay Feeney (@FayFeeney), CEO and founder of Risk For Good. Fay shared her expertise on corporate governance and how CSOs and CSR execs can have better access to their …

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Green Leaders Put the Environment Back on the National…

Green Leaders Put the Environment Back on the National Agenda at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball

By Stephanie Rendon and Sahar Wali

For one week every four years, DC buzzes with the energy of New York City and gets glam Los Angeles-style. This year, Fenton DC was proud to help our clients the National Wildlife Federation

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How Former Homophobes, Conflicted Christians & An Evolved Obama…

How Former Homophobes, Conflicted Christians & An Evolved Obama Reshaped the Debate on LGBT People

In the fight for the fair treatment of LGBT people, 2012 was the year of the journey story. This week, as I head to Atlanta for Creating Change , the annual confab hosted by the National Gay & Lesbian Task …

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Mom’s the Word Nominated for PR News’ Nonprofit Awards

Mom’s the Word Nominated for PR News’ Nonprofit Awards

Fenton is proud to announce that Save the Children’s “Mom’s the Word” campaign is a finalist in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards in the category of Facebook Communications. The winners of the Nonprofit PR Awards will be announced on March …

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Los Angeles: Come for the Weather. Stay for the…

Los Angeles: Come for the Weather. Stay for the Social Good.

While Fenton’s history stretches back over 30 years, our Los Angeles office is relatively new—two years old to be exact! In honor of the big two year anniversary, our LA team took some time to reflect on the great people …

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Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, and Susan Sarandon Tour Gas…

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, and Susan Sarandon Tour Gas Drilling Sites in Pennsylvania

On Thursday, the Fenton and Artists Against Fracking teams spent the day taking a field trip to Northeast Pennsylvania to take a look at the impact of fracking on people, property, and local economies. Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Susan Sarandon, …

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2013 #CSRChat Calendar

2013 #CSRChat Calendar

Hosted by Fenton’s Susan McPherson, award-nominated #CSRchats are bi-weekly Twitter conversations centered around important topics in corporate responsibility. Last year, hundreds of participants joined in as Susan moderated discussions on issues such as corporate philanthropy, crisis management and transparency, …

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Imagine N.Y. Without Fracking

Imagine N.Y. Without Fracking

This piece by Yoko Ono originally appeared in the Times Union on January 10, 2013.

My husband, John Lennon, and I bought a beautiful farm in rural New York more than 30 years ago. We loved the tranquility and beauty …

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Get Good: Celebrities and Causes

Get Good: Celebrities and Causes

Sherrie Deans is the executive director of the Admiral Center, a project of Living Cities that harnesses the power of celebrity to improve the lives of low-income people. Deans describes her job as equal parts “matchmaker, translator, connector” between …

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#CSRChat Recap: 5 Reasons Corporate Responsibility Works So Well…

#CSRChat Recap: 5 Reasons Corporate Responsibility Works So Well At Intel

The first #CSRchat of 2013 featured special guest Suzanne Fallender (@sfallender), Director of CSR & Communications at Intel. From investing in green power to improving education globally to engaging employees, Intel’s approach to corporate responsibility is truly inspired. #CSRchat host …

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#CSRChat, Hosted by Fenton’s Susan McPherson, is a Finalist…

#CSRChat, Hosted by Fenton’s Susan McPherson, is a Finalist in PR News’ CSR Awards

Fenton is proud to announce that #CSRchat, the bi-weekly Twitter chat hosted by SVP and Director of Global Marketing Susan McPherson, is a finalist in PR News’ CSR Awards in the Twitter Communications category. The Awards honor the most outstanding …

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Get Good: Funding Your Social-Issue Film

Get Good: Funding Your Social-Issue Film

At Fenton, we believe the most effective way to change hearts and minds is to tell stories. So does Stephanie Bleyer, founder of Six Foot Chipmunk, who helps filmmakers use their projects to create social change. She’s working on two …

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Drug Policy Alliance Runs Full-Page New York Times Ad:…

Drug Policy Alliance Runs Full-Page New York Times Ad: "Prohibition is Finally Coming to An End"

In a full-page ad in today’s New York Times, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) thanks the citizens of Washington and Colorado for voting to legally regulate and tax marijuana—signaling “the beginning of the end for the costly and unjust …

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The Most Dynamic Social Innovation Initiatives of 2012

The Most Dynamic Social Innovation Initiatives of 2012

This piece originally appeared on Susan McPherson’s Forbes blog on December 17, 2012.

From a national day of giving back to an inspiring show of corporate support after Hurricane Sandy, 2012 was a remarkable year for social innovation, philanthropy and …

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Fenton 5: December

Fenton 5: December

The Fenton 5 is a collection of our favorite things that we encounter over the course of a month. Things like: awesome social good campaigns, slideshows that inspire, videos that restore your faith in humanity, innovations that make the world …

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Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon to NY Governor Cuomo:…

Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon to NY Governor Cuomo: #DontFrackNY

Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon placed a full-page ad in today’s New York Times to amplify the call on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban fracking for gas in the state. The ad, created by Fenton, highlights the dangers …

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Why Angela Patton Delivered the Most Memorable Talk at…

Why Angela Patton Delivered the Most Memorable Talk at TEDxWomen

My radar is always scanning for what’s memorable. Why? To get attention nowadays, great work is baseline. To break through, it’s about being memorable.

I spent this past weekend at TEDxWomen and heard about a lot of interesting work and …

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Chevron’s CEO and Me

Chevron’s CEO and Me

This piece originally appeared on HuffPost Green on December 3, 2012.

Dear John Watson, CEO of Chevron:

I’m the one who asked you about global warming at the Council on Foreign Relations last week. I accused you of being in …

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