PR professionals have praised the FMCG giant Nestlé for its "proactive" and "co-ordinated" announcement in which it acknowledged concerns about human rights abuses in its supply chain, and detailed actions to combat the issue.
When it comes to choosing a corporate partner, the biggest factor for most charities is still the money on offer, according to research from UK agency Forster Communications.
Campaigners and charities have been using International Men's Day to publicise health and wellbeing issues that disproportionally affect men, with partnerships involving brands and publishers key to their strategies.
Conservation charity WWF UK is launching its Christmas campaign tomorrow, #WorldNeedsLove, including a TV ad fronted by singer Will Young.
The John Lewis campaign, about a little girl's attempts to connect with a lonely old man on the moon, has taken every other major retailer's efforts to the cleaners during the decisive early stages of the Christmas trading period. It has proved to be a clear favourite among 15 major retail campaigns tracked exclusively for PRWeek on Twitter, but does social sentiment translate into sales? Experts insist that it does.
In our round-up of Prime Minister's Questions, PRWeek brings you some of the best Twitter comments from public affairs specialists and journalists around the weekly event.
From the November edition of PRWeek UK: Prince Harry was praised for his involvement in the Invictus Games whereas former Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh didn't do herself any favours during a parliamentary select committee hearing.
The independent organisation Money Advice Service has appointed Third City for a consumer brief following a competitive pitch against several agencies, including incumbent Three Monkeys.
A new Newspaper Licensing Agency licensing structure comes into force this week, which the copyright body said is simpler and provides greater certainty for agencies over their costs, but the PRCA has described the move as "smoke and mirrors" and vowed to challenge it.
Cafe chain Pret A Manger says it will "donate" its marketing channels and media to five charities this Christmas, after launching its Christmas sandwich range yesterday at a gift-wrapped store.
Thames Valley Police (TVP) has launched a social media campaign called #Consentiseverything which aims to build awareness of sexual consent and reduce cases of rape.
Charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness have launched a government-backed campaign to reduce mental health stigma among young people and parents.
Greenpeace is launching its latest brand attack in the UK, with a Halloween-themed advert and social media campaign targeting Volkswagen over its emissions testing scandal.
George Osborne's enthusiasm for the elected mayoral model in local government is a game changer for council comms.
The co-author of PR Today and Richmond University's professor of PR gives it to you straight.
Viewed for a long time as mere corporate philanthropy, CSR has morphed into a full-time occupation for brands and agencies with significant opportunities for building business through reputation
Diabetes UK completed a hat-trick by claiming the Not-for-Profit Campaign of the Year for Dan!
TV presenter Jameela Jamil established Why Not People as the first members' club for disabled people. It aims to make music events more accessible to those with disabilities and to create a wider debate in society around disabled access.
For an industry that earns its keep by making a case for others, the lobbying industry in the UK has been pretty poor overall at making the case for itself, writes Peter Duncan of APPC Scotland.
Greenpeace can now put the best possible spin on years of campaigning to bring a halt to its arch-enemy Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic, after the company pulled the plug on its operations in the region.
Corporate tax dodgers cost developing countries an estimated £130bn every year, writes Natasha Adams of ActionAid UK.
We were heading to Malaysia to begin the largest anti-corruption conference in the world and it was due to be opened by the Prime Minister. He had pocketed $700m dollars into his personal bank account claiming it was a "political donation" from a mysterious Middle East donor.
There was an eerie lull around the Labour Party Conference on Monday morning - there's no security to really speak of and not much of a queue to get in, writes Michelle Di Leo of FleishmanHillard.
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Vivienne Francis, who helped build the Men United prostate cancer awareness campaign, will join the Alzheimer's Society as director of marketing and external affairs on Monday next week.
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