PR News Announces Call for Entries for the 2016 CSR Awards; Entry Deadline is Friday, September 30

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The CSR Awards honor the most powerful, impactful social responsibility and green campaigns from the past year in topic areas such as social good, human rights communications, philanthropy communications and more.

PR News’ CSR Awards is the industry's best showcase for the most powerful, impactful social responsibility and green campaigns. The finalists in this awards program set new standards of excellence and lead the way for other organizations to follow. The entry deadline for this program is Friday, September 30 with a final deadline of Friday, October 7.

View how to enter here:

Entries are judged by a blue chip panel of corporate, agency and academic executives as well as by PR News staff, and are evaluated based on creativity, innovation, sound planning, implementation and outcomes. The most important criterion is proven success in aligning strategic objectives with end goals.

Winners and honorable mentions will be awarded in the following categories:

Agency CSR A-List
Annual Report
Cause Branding Campaign
Community Affairs
Corporate-Community Partnership
Corporation with between 1,000 and 10,000 employees
Corporation with between 10,000 and 25,000 employees
Corporation with less than 1,000 employees
Corporation with more than 25,000 employees
CSR on a Shoestring
CSR Professional of the Year
Diversity Communications
Employee Relations
Event: CSR / Green Focus
Facebook Communications Campaign
Green PR Campaign
Hall of Fame
Human Rights Communications
Media Relations
Nonprofit/Corporate Partnership
Philanthropy Communications
Pro Bono Campaign
Product Design / Redesign
Recycling Program
Social Good
Social Media Campaign
Stakeholder Engagement
Supplier/Vendor Partner of the Year
Sustainability/CSR Report
Twitter Communications
Video Initiatives
Volunteer Program
Workplace Innovation
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For questions regarding the CSR Awards, contact Mary-Lou French at MFrench(at)accessintel(dot)com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact Lindsay Silverberg at LSilverberg(at)accessintel(dot)com.

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