An innovative marketer and seasoned professional in the consumer packaged goods sector, Lewis Goldstein will speak at a free public lecture at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1 in Alumni Hall (HUB-Robeson Center). Goldstein will discuss the challenges of promoting organic food as a form of sustainable consumption, as well as the ethics of labeling and packaging organics.
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research unit of Penn State University’s College of Communications, is awarding 21 grants to communication researchers and teachers from around the world for 2015-16. The awards total approximately $79,000.
Nine of the grants are for communication research projects related to sustainability. The remainder comprise an “open call”… More
When Ethical Corporation wanted insight into sustainability messaging by companies, it turned to Lee Ahern, senior research fellow at the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication and project manager for the Page Center’s Sustainability Communications Initiative.
Ahern has studied 30 years of sustainability messaging by firms. The trend, he told writer April Streeter, is away… More
National Survey of Public Planned on Sustainability Awareness, Attitudes.
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research unit of Penn State University’s College of Communications, has issued a call for research proposals addressing sustainability communication as well as a broad range of other ethical topics.
“The Center will award grants to support scholars… More
Greenbiz.com on October 7 ran a shortened version of the Page Center blog post by Lee Ahern asserting that the “97 percent of scientists agree” argument is not effective at convincing the public about the reality of climate change. Read the article.
One of the most popular conferences for academics in public relations is the International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) which is held every March in Miami. This year I noticed a long list of studies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability communication. That was a pleasant surprise, given the Page Center’s recent efforts to fund high-quality research in… More