Danske Bank and Siemens invite ABC compliance in the boardroom
Posted on 08-16-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Danske Bank and Siemens have appointed chief compliance officers to their boards of directors this summer. We explore why compliance has become accepted as a critical function in any company. At the next board meeting of Denmark’s biggest... Read More

Social Networks: Curse or blessing for your business?
Posted on 08-07-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Author: Miki Vayloyan 07/04/2018 According to a recent study 1 , more than 50% of global online users use social media as a source of information every week. 14% even stated that social media was the main source of information for them. The social... Read More

Skiing, Real Estate and Prospect Research- Guest blog from the Helen Brown Group
Posted on 08-06-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

It may be the end of ski season for another year, but we’re always trying to figure out what factors impact the value of real estate in those wealthy areas. This week, Colorado-based Helen Brown Group Researcher Josh Ostroski shares his insider... Read More

CO2 shortage leaves many in the Food & Drink supply chain feeling flat
Posted on 08-03-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team at a sporting event or enjoying some fun in the sun, it’s thirsty work. Unfortunately the combination of plant shut-downs in the UK and high demand has created a CO2 shortage that threatens to... Read More

4 Cool Alumni Fundraising Ideas to Get You through the Dog Days of Summer
Posted on 07-31-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

The sun is shining. The swimming pool beckons. But vacation season does not change your fundraising goals. So, how do you maintain your momentum when the distractions of summer are making your alumni donors tune out? Use these helpful tips for enhancing... Read More

5 Signs You Need a More Powerful Prospect Research Solution
Posted on 07-21-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

As a prospect researcher, your organization depends on your findings to inform fundraising efforts. But how do you know if your chosen prospect and donor research tool has everything you need and isn't leaving anything on the table? After all,... Read More

4 Media Monitoring Lessons for PR & Marketing Learned on the Global Soccer Field
Posted on 07-18-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Vive la France! The last game is in the record books, and as the New York Times wrote, “France was the best team in the field this summer in Russia, a potent mix of greatness, grit and good fortune.” While ‘good fortune’ is never... Read More

Why Pharma & Biomed Companies’ Risk Analysis Processes are Due for a Check-Up
Posted on 07-18-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Just three years ago, Teva Pharmaceuticals, a drug-maker in Israel, disclosed to both the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice that an on-going internal probe had revealed possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt... Read More

Finding Donors Like A Pro- 5 Things You Haven’t Considered in Your Current Research Plan
Posted on 07-13-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

When it comes to finding new donors for your university or non-profit, it's important to look beyond your alumni and current donor base and dig deeper into your community, special interest groups, corporations and partnerships. But where do you start... Read More

FCPA Hangover: Whiskey Maker's $8M Settlement Puts Food & Drink Industry on Notice
Posted on 07-13-2018 by Lisa Thompson

The makers of Jim Beam whisky have paid $8 million to settle allegations of bribing government officials to enter the Indian market. The settlement is a timely reminder of the continued threat of FCPA enforcement action , and the particular risks posed... Read More

Update your Research Skills with these Tips
Posted on 07-12-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Today’s information age has created a common misconception about research: you can find anything you want easily because information is everywhere. The problem, however, is that ever-present information can actually make it more challenging to... Read More

What PR Super Powers Do You Need to Activate?
Posted on 06-28-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Remember Batman? Not the dark, brooding Batman of our current decade, but the outrageously fun Adam West version featuring the POW-ZING dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. We were recently talking about superheroes (of the public relations variety), and... Read More

When a Patent is More than a Patent: Uncovering the Real Value of Targeted Content
Posted on 06-27-2018 by Korinne Bressler

It’s easy to take certain types of content at face value and quickly dismiss them as something that does not have direct implication for your organization. One example is patent content. Unless you’re focused on ensuring your R&D budgets... Read More

Build a powerful social purpose strategy with these 5 essential tips
Posted on 06-22-2018 by Alyssa Vorhees

Social purpose is your brand's new best friend. Social Media Week shared the facts that prove the rise in purpose-driven brands , including growing consumer support of sustainable brands and increasing company investment in capital for social impact... Read More

5 Steps Non-Profits Can Take To Ensure A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Posted on 06-20-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

Crowdfunding is one of the biggest and most effective ways of raising money, with users turning to the platform in order to fund everything from business ventures to holidays to life-saving surgery. However, the rising popularity of crowdfunding as a... Read More