Five questions with… Jonathan Yohannan, Director of Public Relations at Panera

An expert in corporate social responsibility strategy and communications, Jonathan specializes in turning business issues and commitments into brand opportunities. He keeps Panera abreast of emerging issues, engages with stakeholders and communicates the company’s commitments to its various audiences. Prior to Panera, he worked with with clients such as eBay, General Mills, Inc., Johnson &[…]

Five questions with… Reed Bundy, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Constant Contact

One of our area’s experts in Corporate Social Responsibility, Reed runs Constant Contact’s philanthropy, sustainability, and community engagement programming, enabling the company and its key stakeholders to more effectively support nonprofits, social enterprises, and small businesses. Reed served as a panelist for the Publicity Club’s recent Masters’ Institute event covering Corporate Social Responsibility. Designed for senior-level corporate[…]

Five questions with… Andy Ravens, VP, Director of Public Relations and Social Media for Eastern Bank

  Eastern Bank has been recognized as a leader in Corporate Social Responsibility for its advocacy on behalf of a number of social justice causes, and Andy leads the communication of those efforts while setting strategic direction for the bank’s public relations, social media and corporate communications. Andy served as a panelist for the Publicity Club’s recent[…]

Good business = better business according to the millennial crowd

At this year’s PRWeek conference, “Good Business, Better Business” in New York, panels and speakers focused on corporate social responsibility, how it affects the consumer public, but most interestingly, how it affects corporate culture. In two of the panel discussions, presenters discussed millennial response to CSR in the workplace, and the impact CSR programs have[…]