Boao Forum for Asia: Encouraging Asia-Pacific Innovation & Collaboration

We here at the Weber Shandwick Seattle office are proud to be working with the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) as they convene in North America for the first time this week. The BFA Seattle Conference is an interactive and engaging platform for public-private dialogue focusing on trends in energy, innovation, education, investment, infrastructure, health […]

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Celebrating National Foster Care Month with Treehouse

While youth in foster care need our support, commitment and advocacy year-round, National Foster Care Month provides us with a special opportunity to deepen our involvement. It also means we get a chance to spotlight one of our favorite Seattle nonprofits: Treehouse. For two years, we’ve had the privilege to provide our services to Treehouse […]

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5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself When Crafting a CSR Program

Think corporate social responsibility (CSR) means recycling printer paper or sponsoring a local baseball team? Think bigger. Think New York’s Citi Bike sharing program, Tom’s Shoes donating to a child in need for every pair purchased, or Starbucks’ sustainably grown coffee. Most companies realize how important CSR is, but many may have a hard time […]

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The Give Effect: Inspiring Acts of Kindness Big and Small

As a professional communicator on the Weber Shandwick Seattle Health and Social Impact Team, I think the deepest form of communication to create impact is experiential. When we experience something, we learn and take action at a different level. So, during this season of giving, I decided to give back through a simple and inspiring […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Treehouse and a Carousel of Giving

Weber Shandwick Seattle helps incredible pro bono client Treehouse support thousands of children in foster care throughout the year. But the holidays are especially important for giving back to the community. That’s why 11 of our teammates spent a day this week volunteering at the PANDORA Jewelry Holiday Carousel (presented by KING 5), where all donations […]

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Top 10 Quotes of the 2013 BSR Conference

Last week, I was lucky enough to attend the 2013 BSR Conference: The Power of Networks. It was an excellent learning experience – one that was full of the powerful comments made by inspiring speakers over the course of the week. I took down my top 10, and here they are: “Saving the world is a […]

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Weber Shandwick Seattle Is Hiring for Tech, Social Impact and Digital Interns!

Are you a creative, team-player ready to break into a global integrated marketing agency? Are you scouring the Seattle area for an opportunity to work with local and international brands at the forefront of their industry? If you’re nodding your head and scanning for the apply button then we want to hear from you! We’re […]

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Why This Nonprofit Video Rocks

Last week, our Social Impact team was passing around the Rainforest Alliance’s award-winning Follow the Frog video as a source of quick inspiration. We could get tactical here and breakdown all the nitty gritty details about why this video was a grand success, but it boils down to one key attribute – fantastic storytelling. In our […]

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Pro Bono Spotlight: Helping Treehouse Grow

Last year, I had the opportunity to go to a tea party… for charity!  The event was Treehouse’s annual Tea Party fundraising event at the Norcliffe Estate in North Seattle. I enjoyed an unforgettable afternoon of high tea in the grand ballroom, mingled among thousands of vintage hats (and selected the perfect one to complement […]

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