AIGA (The Professional Association for Design)
This organization was originally founded in 1914 as the "American Institute of Graphic Arts." Now, it is called "AIGA." In recent years, leaders paired the existing acronym with a new, descriptive tagline to emphasize the valuable role designers play in culture, society and business. AIGA helps its members by setting professional pricing and process standards, promoting industry research and offering networking and professional development opportunities.
Arthur W. Page Society
The Page Society is a professional association for senior public relations and corporate communications executives who seek to enrich and strengthen their profession. Members embrace ethical standards and the seven tenets of public relations management commonly referred to as the Page Principles.
Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College
The Center works with global corporations to help them define, plan and operationalize their corporate citizenship plans. Its goal is to help businesses leverage their social, economic and human assets to ensure their own success while creating a more just and sustainable world.
Ceres (pronounced "series") is a national network of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups. Together, they work with companies and investors to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change. The mission of Ceres is to integrate sustainability into capital markets for the health of the planet and its people.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
The global indexes track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. By offering a consistent, flexible and investable index for global sustainability portfolios, they provide investors with an independent benchmark based on economic, environmental and social criteria.
Institute for Public Relations
The Institute studies the science beneath the art of public relations. It expands and documents the intellectual foundations of public relations, and shares this information with practitioners, educators, researchers as well as its corporate and institutional clients.
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
IABC is a global network of communication professionals. The IABC Research Foundation funds world-wide research which supports and advances the communication profession by delivering knowledge, data and tools which are vital to successful business communication.
Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University
The Medill School offers a graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) and the Journal of Integrated Marketing Communications (JIMC). The mission of the JIMC is to provide a forum for communications industry professionals and academia to discuss the theory and application of integrated marketing communications.
This news release distribution company helps clients reach readers, viewers and listeners by submiting timely information to daily, weekly and community newspapers as well as TV stations, radio stations and online publications.
This website lists PR firms in alphabetical order, by geographic location by areas of specialization and by annual billings. Additional features include industry blogs, news, website links, job postings and a database of specialty service providers.
This website features industry news, reports, case studies and blogs as well as a career center with job postings and salary survey data.
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
PRSA is the world's largest organization for public relations professionals. Its nearly 20,000 members represent business and industry, technology, counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. Its vision is to unify, strengthen and advance the profession of public relations by providing members continuing education programs, information exchange forums and research projects.