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Weber Shandwick Named to PR News' Corporate Social Responsibility A-List, Second Year in a Row

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, a leading global public relations firm, was named to PR News' Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) A-List for the second year in a row. The A-List inductees were lauded for taking chances, making incredible strides and understanding the power of CSR in public relations.

"It's an honor for Weber Shandwick to be recognized as a leading CSR agency for the second year in a row by PR News. Being a good corporate citizen is a top strategic imperative for our firm. Giving back and supporting causes we believe in is an integral part of Weber Shandwick's culture, and this award recognizes our commitment to make a real impact on behalf of our clients through the work that we do," said Andy Polansky, CEO, Weber Shandwick.

Commitment to CSR
Weber Shandwick's global Social Impact team, which is primarily responsible for the firm's CSR work, draws on its award-winning expertise to build strategic communications platforms that drive advocacy and engagement. Partnering with major corporations, nonprofits and foundations to drive engagement with key stakeholders, thought leaders, consumers and media, the team brings a unique perspective to its partnerships.

In addition, as an ISO-14001 green-certified organization, each Weber Shandwick office takes important steps to infuse a culture of sustainability throughout the organization. The firm encourages employees to passionately engage in causes they believe in and contribute their time and expertise to nonprofits worldwide. Its long-standing "Making A Difference" internal awards program champions employee involvement in communities through pro-bono/community relations work.

Weber Shandwick is committed to being a responsible global corporate citizen. From maintaining a set of corporate values and operating under a strong code of conduct, to giving back to the communities in which it operates and providing a green and sustainable work environment around the world.  Click here to read more about the firm's corporate citizenship initiatives. And for more information on Weber Shandwick's Social Impact team and its CSR work, please visit: or follow us on Twitter @wssocialimpact.

About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries around the world. The firm has won numerous awards for innovative approaches and creative campaigns including being named both The Holmes Report's 2012 Global Agency of the Year and the "Most Creative PR Firm in the World," based on the agency's first-place finish in its "Creative Index," as well as PR News' 2012 Digital PR Firm of the Year. Major practice areas include consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate and crisis management. The firm has deep, award-winning expertise in social media and digital marketing that helps drive engagement. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit



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