Carrot and stick: why compliance pays under FCPA Pilot Program
Posted on 08-30-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

Two recent ‘declinations with disgorgement’ suggest that the FCPA Pilot Program, which rewards companies for self-reporting violations of the Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), is alive and well. We look at what the scheme means for... Read More

Authenticity in the age of social media PR
Posted on 08-29-2017 by Alyssa Vorhees

It's indisputable that promoting a company or brand consists of different processes today, than even a few years ago. Social networks are now omnipresent methods of contact between companies and individuals, and barriers between the parties are falling... Read More

Here’s What Libraries Brought To The Eclipse 2017 Party
Posted on 08-25-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

It’s not often that college students embrace an early start to the day, but this week’s rare solar eclipse brought out the early birds at Oregon State University, which had ringside seats as the sun began its path of totality across the U... Read More

Corruption risk lessons from 2017’s major bribery investigations
Posted on 08-23-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

2017 has been a year of major bribery fines, and we are only halfway through the year. In this blog, we review the global trend towards stronger anti-bribery legislation and how companies should mitigate corruption and bribery risk. Major bribery investigations... Read More

Amelia Earhart: Speculation and Misinformation Shared through Media.
Posted on 08-22-2017 by Korinne Bressler

On June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart, a pioneering American pilot, departed Oakland, California on an eastbound flight around the world. It was her second attempt to become the first pilot ever to circumnavigate the globe. She flew a twin-engine Lockheed... Read More

LexisNexis® Wins SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award for Best News Media Monitoring Solution
Posted on 08-22-2017 by Alyssa Vorhees

LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions today announced that LexisNexis Newsdesk ® was named the Best News Media Monitoring Solution in the 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards. Finalists represent the best products, technologies, and... Read More

Alumni Fundraising Strategies That Turn Students Into Million Dollar Donors
Posted on 08-17-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

In a world of alumni fundraising, donor research and dabbling in corporate giving databases , we sometimes come across opportunities that seem to knock on our doors, instead of the often painful alternative. For example recently news hit the wires... Read More

Modern PR means breadth of skills in addition to depth
Posted on 08-16-2017 by Alyssa Vorhees

What does your public relations agency or department do? What services does it offer? If the menu of publicity offerings hasn't expanded in the past few years, you may be in danger of falling behind. The social-saturated, always-on world is a complicated... Read More

Don't Let Poor Quality or Missing Information Influence Your Next Business Decision
Posted on 08-11-2017 by Korinne Bressler

The term “fake news” is the new normal in today’s landscape, but decisions that fall flat based on poor quality or missing information are nothing new in the business world. While some professionals have a nose for sniffing out details... Read More

SDGs: an opportunity for business
Posted on 08-08-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

In July the 2017 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Business Forum recognized the critical role of business in delivering on the promise of sustainable and inclusive development. In this article, we elaborate on the SDG business case, and how businesses... Read More