Announcing PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards finalists

Congratulations to this year’s honorees. Stay tuned for the winners announcement.

PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards sought organizations that did their part to make the world a better place. Our finalists championed causes and initiatives that improved their communities, countries and the world, and communicated about them in compelling ways. They are leading the charge on diversity, organizational transparency, service learning, public health education, employee volunteering and so much more.

Congratulations to this year’s finalists. Read on to find out more, and keep your eye out for our winners announcement coming in the next few weeks.

Engagement & Communications

CSR Event

  • Miracle Treat Day, Dairy Queen with CMN Hospitals

Internal Communications Campaign

  • #FoundationFriday, Albemarle Corporation
  • Employee Volunteering DRIVE Week 2018, Tata Communications
  • Employee Community Service Fair, Maritz
  • #OneMMS, MMS
  • Doing Business the Right Way, Con Edison
  • #HitMeWithYourFluShot, Christiana Care Health System

Media Relations or PR Campaign

  • Curiosity Cube™ Sparks Passion in STEM, Havas PR with MilliporeSigma
  • Believe Chicago, Flowers Communications Group with AT&T
  • Black Panther Screening, Flowers Communications Group with the Black McDonald’s Operators Association of Chicago and Northwest Indiana
  • Travel with Purpose—Where Responsibility and Hospitality Meet, Hilton
  • Children’s Health Diversifies Donor Registry Through Life-Saving PR Campaign, Children’s Health
  • Kahauiki Village: A Community Effort to End Homelessness in Hawaii, IQ PR, Inc. dba iQ 360 with Kahauiki Village
  • Moguls in the Making, Ally Financial


  • 2018 Impact Report, Sunrise Banks

Social Media Campaign

  • How Aflac Navigated Facebook Changes to Support Kids with Cancer, Aflac

Stakeholder/Employee Engagement

  • Arrow Charitable, Arrow Electronics
  • 2018 Global Community Day, Johns Manville

Video or Visual Design

  • El Salado, Ferrovial
  • The Solar Suitcase 3.0, Arrow Electronics
  • The Last Harvest, Driscoll’s
  • One in a Million, University of Utah Health
  • Speak Truth to Power, Discovery Education with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
  • Black History Month Video, Flowers Communications Group with Chicago Park District

Social Impact

Cause Advocacy Campaign

  • Pork Rind Appreciation Day, RMD Advertising with Rudolph Foods
  • #HitMeWithYourFluShot, Christiana Care Health System
  • Cultivating Confidence in a 70-Year-Old Brand, RF|Binder
  • The Last Harvest, Driscoll’s
  • Children’s Health “Beyond ABC” Builds Critical Dialogue Around Pediatric Health, Children’s Health
  • Turk Telekom’s “Now It’s Your Time” Program, Turk Telekom
  • Safe Water Network Initiative, Honeywell Hometown Solutions

Community Affairs

  • Pioneer Services—Assisting Our Military on the Homefront, Pioneer Services, a division of MidCountry Bank
  • Agriculture of the Future, Coca-Cola Turkey
  • Curiosity Cube™ Sparks Passion in STEM, Havas PR with MilliporeSigma
  • Cricket Cares Capital Grant Contest, Cricket Wireless
  • TANAP SEIP Giving Back to Communities, TANAP Natural Gas Transmission Company
  • Turk Telekom’s “Now It’s Your Time” Program, Turk Telekom

Corporate-Community Nonprofit Partnership

  • Agriculture of the Future, Coca-Cola Turkey
  • Castle Presents Consult Café, The Castle Group
  • Creating a Legacy of Peace, Horizon Pharma
  • GoCommunities, GoDaddy and Jane Boyd Community House
  • Liza Alert, VEON
  • I Am College Bound: 12th Annual Shawn Carter Foundation College Tour, Burrell Communications
  • WB Good, Warner Bros.

Education or Scholarship Program

  • IFS Education Program, IFS
  • Honeywell Educators at Space Academy, Honeywell Hometown Solutions
  • Axalta All-Pro Teachers, Axalta
  • Jazz Smart Schools, Hawthorn Advisors with VEON

Fundraising and Philanthropic Initiative

  • Somewhere To Believe In, Stein IAS
  • “You Choose, We Help,” Garden of Words with Tesco
  • Round Up Campaign, Panda Express with CMN Hospitals

Global CSR Initiative

  • Sustainable Farming in Africa, IFS
  • CSR Agency of the Year, Yulu Public Relations Inc.

Public Health or Safety Initiative

  • NJM Insurance Group’s Teen Driver Safety Program, NJM Insurance Group/Brownstein Group

Business Practices

Brand Activism

  • PayPal Helps: Stepping in to Help Federal Workers During U.S. Government Shutdown, PayPal

Employee Volunteer Program

  • Provincial Employees Community Services Fund, BC Public Service
  • Jazz Gurus, VEON

Green and Environmental Stewardship

  • Green Office Movement, MAPFRE Sigorta
  • USI Green, USI Insurance Services
  • Waste Into Change, Green Standards Ltd.
  • Stanford Energy System Innovations, Stanford University

Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

  • BEBOLD&INSPIRE, Flowers Communications Group with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

Organizational Transparency

  • DHG Joins the #MeToo Conversation, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP (DHG)


Campaign of the Year

  • 2018 Color, Way of Love ART+, Nippon Paint
  • China Students Education Support Award, Nippon Paint

Agency of the Year

  • Russell Herder
  • Porter Novelli/Cone


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