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2018 Proxy Season Preview (Webinar On-Demand)

  Webinar Overview Our expert panel representing points of views of investors and advisers to issuers will preview the 2018 proxy season and provide participants insights into anticipated hot button issues, expected shareholder proposals, changes in proxy advisory firm policies, effects of the new SEC guidance on shareholder proposals, and trends in shareholder activism.  The panel discussion will answer these key questions:…

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#6 MOST-VIEWED EVENT in 2017: How the Trump Administration May Impact Shareholder Activism – Part II (Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview As President Donald J. Trump continues to build out his administration, it remains far from clear how activists will fare under a Trump administration and whether a Trump administration will foster a climate that is more or less facilitative of shareholder activism.  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, CommPRO hosted a webinar, moderated by Keith Gottfried, leader…

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2017 Proxy Season Recap (Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview Now that the 2017 proxy season is over, our expert panel returns to provide their insights on key votes, trends in shareholder activism, and lessons learned that will be useful for the proxy “off-season” and 2018.  The panel discussion will answer these key questions: What were the key shareholder proposals issues this year? How…

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2017 Proxy Season Preview (Webinar On-Demand)

  Webinar Overview Our expert panel representing points of views of investors and advisers to issuers will provide participants insights into expected shareholder proposals, and trends in shareholder activism and shareholder engagement strategies.  The panel discussion will answer these key questions: What are the key shareholder proposals issues this year? Compared to prior years, will institutional…

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How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism (Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview  With less than sixty days remaining until a new U.S. president is inaugurated and a new administration takes over the executive branch of the U.S. government, it remains far from clear how activists will fare under a Trump administration and whether a Trump administration will foster a climate that is more or less…

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The Tipping Point

  “Look at the world around you. It may seem like an immovable, implacable place. It is not. With the slightest push–in just the right place–it can be tipped.” –Malcolm Gladwell So much of history occurs not with a bang, but a whimper. If we listen closely enough and watch carefully, we can witness it,…

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OP Ed: Winning The Presidential Battle, But Losing The Election War

Democrats Must Change Their Tactics And Messaging To Appeal to More Americans Or Risk Becoming A Minority (No Pun Intended) Party (Author’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of occasional political columns that I’ll be writing for CommPRO.biz until Inauguration Day, January 20. Previously, I wrote 17 political columns leading up to Election Day. FYI…

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How To Lose The Presidential Election, Again

(With Advice That Applies To None Political Accounts) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was victorious not because his message had the broadest public support – he received almost 3-million less votes less than Hillary Clinton – but because of infighting among the various constituencies that make up the…

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LGBTQ+ Media and Influencers Share Advice For Marketers This Pride Month

  Mike Morra, Senior Account Executive, Taylor June marks Pride Month, and this year WorldPride, a global celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, is being held in New York City in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.  Pride is a powerful societal tool that is being increasingly embraced around the globe and, in the marketing…

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Making Time for Diversity in Public Relations

  Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch™ Erika Sanchez, President, Hispanic Public Relations Association’s New York Chapter Tracey Wood Mendelsohn, President & CEO, Black Public Relations Society-New York Inc. Research shows that diverse companies tend to perform more strongly than those that are not. Diversity starts with people. Business success comes from incorporating it…

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How Major Brands Approached International Women’s Day

Brian Gefter, Provacateur Holdings   Every holiday is a chance for companies to get a marketing boost, while also highlighting issues that are important to them. Many firms have taken advantage of International Women’s Day to display the work their pursuing in gender equality. Here are some examples of advertising campaigns that have been launched in…

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