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Corporate Social Responsibilities

  • Doing Good With Technology: A Q&A With Tencent Charity Foundation

    Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, lifestyles have evolved considerably and global capital markets are also attaching greater importance to sustainable investments. In response, technology companies are striking a balance between business objectives and social responsibilities through sustainability efforts. To get insights on how technology companies conduct initiatives on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) and CSR (corporate social responsibility), PR Newswire interviewed Ge Yan, Secretary-General of the Tencent Charity Foundation. She discussed Tencent’s ongoing sustainability investments, fine-tuning messaging for global audiences and how “no boundaries” communications is driving its Tech…

  • Winning Partnerships: Positioning Your Company Behind the Right CSR Causes

    Can a business cancel out its greenhouse gas emissions? Dilmah, a Sri Lankan tea company, with a global presence, announced its carbon neutral status for its products, early this year. Here’s why it matters to the rest of the world: Currently, businesses account for more than half of the world’s electricity consumption. The longer it takes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the climate impact becomes more dramatic: from rising sea levels threatening Pacific islands to extreme weather patterns sparking fierce forest fires. Source: Dilmah Tea Dilmah’s tea production involves a…

    Content PR & Marketing April 5, 2019
  • Content we Love: The case of Important matters vs. Matters of importance

    I think it’s fair to say that business news is sometimes pretty boring. Some already rich company gets a little bit richer, a corporation you’ve never heard of appoints a new ABCEO, a new app is released that allows everyone to take even sharper selfies. And just how many safe harbor statements is too many? I am of course being flippant. Along with some complicated science and arguably love, it’s business that keeps the world turning. But not all business news is earnings releases, personnel changes and self-perpetuation of our…

    Content PR & Marketing March 7, 2016
  • The New Corporate Governance Code Provision on Board Diversity for all Companies Listed in Hong Kong

    Around the world, companies are embracing sustainability like never before, and the issue of corporate social responsibility is now included in policy debates and on corporate agendas. While organizations are strategizing and implementing their sustainability policies, the media, investors, and the general public are already demanding higher transparency and accountability from organizations on issues such as organizational governance, human rights, labor practices, the environment, fair operating practices, consumer issues, and community involvement. Every year PR Newswire helps numerous public companies to distribute their news and engage with their stakeholders. We…

    Asia Specials April 29, 2013
  • PR Newswire Waives Distribution Fees for Sichuan Earthquake Related News Releases

    A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan, Sichuan Province in China last Saturday. According to the Sichuan Provincial Government Emergency Management Office, around 180 people have been killed, nearly 12,000 people injured, and 1.5 million people have been affected. PR Newswire announced on Monday that we will offer complimentary press release distribution service to organizations in Asia that wish to communicate their efforts of assistance in rescue and recovery efforts for the Sichuan earthquake crisis. We will waive fees through midnight on Sunday, May 5 for organizations to communicate their efforts of…

    Asia Specials April 24, 2013