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Porter Novelli Awarded Agency of the Year at Inaugural PRweek Purpose Awards

Agency was lauded for its transformation to global Purpose communications consultancy and leading impactful client work
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CHICAGO, October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Porter Novelli was awarded top honor as Agency of the Year at the inaugural PRWeek Purpose Awards at Marshall’s Landing on October 16, 2019.

The agency was praised for its firm belief that communication can advance society and its goal to seek out clients with a shared ambition of making a positive impact. Its aim to help organizations find, live and tell their purpose has helped the agency effectively motivate action, secure loyalty and encourage advocacy for its partners for over 45 years.

Northern Trust Shows There is Another Way

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You know what you’re going to get with Northern Trust. The US financial services group, which includes among other things an asset manager and custody bank, has built a reputation over the past 130 years, including 50 years in London, as an ultra-solid, ultra-reliable entity. While the bulging custody banks seem locked in a race for scale that has seen some of them accumulate in recent years upwards of an eye-watering $30 trillion of assets, Northern Trust has enjoyed more modest growth.

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Chicago Artist Amanda Williams Drew on a Lifetime of Inspiration To Create Her Signature Color(Ed) Theory, but Her Activity Since Suggests She Has Much More to Say on the Ideas that Fueled its Creation

Color. Space. Race.
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For many, the infinite ways that these three elements intersect — from where we live to the items we purchase to how we interact with one another — either goes largely unnoticed or, if one does stop to consider the sum effects of such dynamics, seems almost too complex to take on. But these are exactly the sort of questions that Chicago artist Amanda Williams has been asking — and answering — her entire life.

Elizabeth Spenko, Northern Trust Director of Digital Experience Solutions, Named to the 2020 Class of Leadership Greater Chicago Fellows

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Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC) announced its 2020 Class of LGC Fellows, the largest class of Fellows in LGC’s 35-year history. This select group of 48 accomplished and diverse individuals represents a cross-section of professionals from the corporate, nonprofit, government, and education sectors. They share the organization’s mission to effect transformative change in the community, and join a legacy of building and strengthening the pipeline of civic leaders who will lead the future of Chicago and the region.

Forward-Thinking Women Show What It Takes to Be a Leader at Chicago Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Event

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The second annual Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series started out strong in Chicago earlier this month. A diverse crowd of attendees—from all walks of the hospitality trade and bar community— were treated to inspiring stories, engaging workshops, networking opportunities and in-depth discussions. Spirit Forward was created by the Bacardi Women in Leadership initiative, in partnership with PUNCH, to champion the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and to elevate them to their highest potential.

Connie Lindsey Named a Chicago’s Top Black Woman of Impact 2019

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In honor of Black History Month, we asked some of Chicago’s top black women leaders about the women who have impacted their lives the most.

Connie L. Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Northern Trust

What female trailblazer has had the biggest impact on your career or upbringing and why?

Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

Urban Greening with Timberland: 3rd Year, 3 Cities

With support from Journey's and the Student Conservation Association, Timberland takes greening commitment to LA, NYC and Chicago
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It’s been 3 years since we launched our five-year Urban Greening commitment. Throughout the years, we’ve learned many valuable lessons, like how to plant a tree without getting your Timbs dirty (just kidding, they always get dirty), how to move two thousand bricks via human chain and most importantly, that we have the potential to do more. So, this year, we set out to green not just one city, but three.

Treasurer Summer, City of Chicago to Speak at #RBSNY Next March 18-19

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A leading US Treasurer, Kurt Summers, City of Chicago will share the stage with the Mayors of Hoboken and New Bedford to discuss the role of cities in the fight against climate change. Treasurer Summers runs 100% of Chicago’s corporate investments through an ESG filter and will be providing valuable insight on how to deliver the city of the future.

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