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Activists Knock Smithfield’s Sustainability PR

Thu, Feb. 4, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

SmithfieldA coalition of advocacy groups charges Smithfield Foods, the world’s No. 1 pork producer, routinely makes false and misleading claims about the sustainability of its products and environmental record.

Report Slams ‘Polluted PR’

Fri, Dec. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Clean CreativesFleishmanHillard, Edelman, Weber Shandwick, Brunswick Group, Kivvit, BCW, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Ketchum, FTI Consulting and Singer & Associates cited by activist group for buffing image of fossil fuels industry and thwarting action on climate change.

Conservatives Launch Climate Change Group

Wed, May 6, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

C3 Solutions (Conservative Coalition for Climate Solutions)Saying progressives can't own the climate debate, conservatives Drew Bond and John Hart have launched C3 Solutions (Conservative Coalition for Climate Solutions).

FTI Consulting Works Curbside Recycling Crisis

Thu, Mar. 19, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

RecyclingCorporate funded Recycling Partnership has hired FTI Consulting to work Washington to achieve its goals of strengthening public recycling programs and accelerating the rise of the "circular economy."

Earthjustice Handles PR for UN Climate Kids

Tue, Sep. 24, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Ayakha MelithafaSan Francisco's Earthjustice is doing PR for the young environmental activists who are calling on the UN and the leading industrial nations to take action against climate change.

BGR Powers Vineyard Wind Farm Off Mass. Coast

Mon, Aug. 19, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Vineyard WindBGR Government Affairs is handling New Bedford-based Vineyard Wind on federal permitting issues for its proposed 84-turbine wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts. Team Trump deals setback to job-creating, global warming-fighting, $2.8B project.

SKDKnick Burnishes Prince Albert II's 'Green' Cred

Fri, Jun. 14, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Prince AlbertSKDKnickerbocker has signed on to promote the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and its effort to protect the environment and promote sustainable development.

EDF Alum McGinty Joins Johnson Controls

Tue, Jun. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Katie McGintyKatie McGinty, who as senior VP at the Environmental Defense Fund led its oceans program, has joined Johnson Controls as head of global relations at the $32B industrial.

42 West Spins Botswana's Elephant Hunt

Wed, May 22, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Operation Jumbo Slaughter42 West is working with Botswana to develop messaging to position its policy on elephant hunting to counter criticisms from western animal rights groups and the eco-tourism sector.

Meridian Promotes CEO Dialogue on Climate

Mon, May 20, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

MeridianThe non-profit Meridian Institute helped launch the CEO Climate Dialogue, a group of companies and environmental organizations, formed to urge Washington policymakers to tackle the threat posed from climate change.

Ballard Fronts Controversial Pebble Mine

Tue, Apr. 30, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Brian BallardBallard Partners, which has close ties with the Trump White House, is handling environmental lobbying duties for the Pebble Mine Partnership, which wants to build 'world class' copper/gold/silver mine at the headwaters of Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed.

Patagonia Hires EPA Alum as Environmental Advocate

Wed, Mar. 6, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Avi GarbowPatagonia, which says it is in business to save the planet, has recruited Environmental Protection Agency veteran Avi Garbow for the newly created position of environmental advocate.

Grayling Walks Great Pacific Garbage Patch Beat

Tue, Sep. 11, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

garbageGrayling is handling PR for the audacious scheme of a Dutch nonprofit to clean up half of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the nearly 1.8T pieces of debris including 90K tons of plastics, floating in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and California.

EPA Press Shop Under Pruitt Hit as 'Fake News' Factory

Fri, Jul. 27, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Scott PruittThe Environmental Protection Agency ran a "fake news factory" under former administrator Scott Pruitt, according to the Public Employees for Environmental Protection watchdog group.

Moyer Joins NYU Law’s 'Green' Team

Wed, Oct. 4, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Chris MoyerChris Moyer, who served as deputy communications director for California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, has joined NYU Law’s State Energy & Environmental Impact Center.