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ContributorsLaura PalantoneLaura is a member of our corporate communications team and is based in New York.Julie JackA director in APCO's New York office, Julie works on corporate responsibility with a focus on business strategy and emerging issues and trends. Her currents interests and work focus on sustainable agriculture and supply chain management, the integration of CR and financial communications, and CR in the consumer goods space.James RobinsonJames is a director who brings ten years of experience working on CR strategy and communications in New York, Beijing, and Jakarta. He looks at how CR is employed as part of broader business strategy and has a particular interest in the evolving role of technology and innovation in managing social and environmental issues.Leela StakeLeela is a director who helps businesses innovate, collaborate and communicate to be more successful. She’s based in San Francisco, has worked in six Asian countries and is interested in the relationship between long-term business success and community prosperity.Ellen MignoniEllen is a senior director and helped build APCO’s global corporate responsibility practice. She works primarily with APCO’s corporate clients on business alignment and corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement and partnership development, and communication and outreach.
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Tag Archives: budget
It’s hard to miss the conversations around government spending these days. Lots of debating, discussing and pontificating about how money is collected and spent at both the federal and state levels this time of year. The federal budget conversation is a constant din in the background here in D.C. And I usually pay attention to the negotiations for D.C., Maryland and Virginia because they have a real impact on my life. Otherwise, I minimize time spent tuning into the dialogue.
Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 By Tara Greco
All of the talk over the last few weeks about the federal budget has me hyper-focused on how I’m spending my own resources. I’m lucky to have options, because I have a job and can still pay my mortgage AND eat every month. But there are plenty of Americans who can’t make that statement.
Posted on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 By Tara Greco