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Exxon Responds to Accusations of “Systematic Misleading”

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  The New York Attorney General has dropped the hammer on ExxonMobil. A recently-filed lawsuit accuses the company of “duping” shareholders for years about the “serious threat faced by the global crackdown on fossil fuels.”  Descriptive terms being used include “fraud” and “scheme to mislead” through which, according to the lawsuit, ExxonMobil…

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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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Post-IPO Communications: What to do After the Honeymoon is Over

Michael Fox, Managing Partner, ICR While completing an IPO represents the culmination of a lot of hard work and planning (not to mention the effort it took to a build a company with sufficient size and growth prospects to go public in the first place!), it is actually very much the beginning of the journey…

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Standing Together: CEOs & Companies Send A Powerful Message

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch In my column, “The Risk of Wrath: CEOs, Companies & Communicators Need to Take a Stand,” I argued that business leaders needed to take a stand against hate by standing together. Yesterday, the leaders of Donald Trump’s main business advisory council did just that. They disbanded the group…

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The Risk of Wrath: CEOs, Companies & Communicators Need to Take a Stand

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch Whether CEOs and communicators like it or not, companies are increasingly expected to stand up for their values. They are no longer neutral islands, far from the madding currents of society. They are expected to articulate what their company believes in and what it does not.  Companies are…

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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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Andrew Faas on a Boomer’s Guide To Millennials: H is for Humble

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of articles on the A-B C’s of Leadership, outlining the characteristics for effective leadership. Andrew Faas, Author and Activist St. Augustine wrote: “It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.” Today we live in a world where narcissistic, self-serving, egotistical…

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Andrew Faas on a Boomer’s Guide To Millennials: F is for Fair

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in a series of articles on the A-B C’s of Leadership, outlining the characteristics for effective leadership. Andrew Faas Abraham Lincoln wrote “These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as is in my power, they, and all others, shall have. Today we live…

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[Webinar] 2017 Proxy Season Preview

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 investors…

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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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INDUSTRY NEWS Trump’s Brand Story – An Unconventional Success Strategy February 19, 2017 | Industry News, Marketing, Public Relations PR Genome Webinar – How PR is Vital to the Future of Branded Video Content in 2017 February 19, 2017 | Events, Industry News, PR Council Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press in a Classic Example of Misdirection…

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The Trump Effect: Has He Changed Politics and PR Forever? (Op-Ed)

Will his Brand of “Communications” Work Elsewhere in PR? By Andrew Blum PR Consultant & Media Trainer, AJB Communications Has Donald Trump changed politics, and as a result PR, for good? Or is it a one-time election cycle PR trend to get away with continually insulting people and making over the top inflammatory comments to…

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(2015 Top Post) Top 10 Living Communicators Who Influence Change

By Ronn Torossian, President and CEO, 5WPR Great communicators can influence change, whether political, cultural or in business. From Winston Churchill to Ronald Reagan, Steve Jobs to Martin Luther King, history is full of individuals who, through their words and deeds, have shifted public opinion and behavior. Barack Obama, Stephen Colbert, and the “Oracle of…

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