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Translating Sustainability inside the C-Suite

Date: Thursday, July 23, 9 a.m. to Friday, July 24, 12 p.m. Where: U.S. Chamber of Commercec,  1615 H St, NW, Washington, DC 20062 See map Register here.     The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is partnering with VOX Global to offer an exclusive day and a half executive leadership training program ...

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Translating Sustainability inside the C-Suite

Date: Thursday, July 23, 9 a.m. to Friday, July 24, 12 p.m. Where: U.S. Chamber of Commercec,  1615 H St, NW, Washington, DC 20062 See map Register here.     The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is partnering with VOX Global to offer an exclusive day and a half executive leadership training program ...

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FAA Proposes New Drone Rules – But Will They Fly?

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The burgeoning Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry was surprised this weekend by the FAA’s release of its proposed rules for UAS. The 60-day clock is running for comments, and key stakeholders have been keen to weigh in. The FAA has provided a few key answers, but even more big questions. What do we know? Commercial drone ...

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Good Communications Drives Trust in Cybersecurity

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Our economy, national security, and every possible convenience associated with our way of life are driven by a series of ones and zeroes, and we all need to be more diligent in guarding the gates to our digital networks. For that reason, the time is right for this week’s White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on the campus ...

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By John Mitchell, Intern Class of Winter 2015 As we millennials – those born between 1981-2000 – walk preoccupied with our smartphones attached to our hands, the world around us is changing. With an estimated $3.39 trillion in buying power, my generation is expected to surpass baby boomers in consumer spending by 2018. Leading ...

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VOX Global Named to PR News’ Agency CSR A-list

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At VOX Global, we believe that companies can achieve incredible things by “doing good.” By focusing resources on addressing societal challenges, companies can drive long term value for customers, employees, shareholders and communities alike. From environmental sustainability strategy and CSR reporting, to strategic philanthropy and employee ...

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Water Is Today’s Risky Business

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Recently, a bi-partisan group of political and business leaders including Henry Paulson, Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg, Robert Rubin, and Olympia Snowe issued a call to arms regarding a growing threat to America’s prosperity. Their report, entitled “Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States” ...

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Begun, the Drone Wars Have

It appears they were serious. In a move that garnered disbelief, satire, spoofs and whole-hearted criticism, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, announced in December 2013 on 60 Minutes that Amazon would investigate the ability to deliver packages with drones by 2015. In a move eliciting substantially fewer chuckles, Amazon recently filed a request ...

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In March, VOX Global began testing with Google Glass. This is the first article in a series that investigates what Google Glass and wearable tech will mean for companies with a public affairs interest. On February 21, 2013, Andrew Vanden Heuvel, a teacher at Michigan Virtual School, tweeted: #ifihadglass it would transform the way I teach ...

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A Not So Sterling Performance

Good crisis communications can aid in reputation recovery Last week was another bad one for Donald Sterling, the owner of the L.A. Clippers, who has been banned for life from the NBA for his impolitic remarks about African Americans. It is more than evident at this point that Sterling doesn’t have anyone around him offering sound counsel – ...

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In Washington, the benefits of a coalition are well-known. They provide an opportunity to increase your reach, amplify your messages, grow your resources and coalesce, sometimes diverse, voices around a common cause. While these benefits are clear, the harder questions address how to get a coalition off the ground, and how to manage it in a ...

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