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Submitted by: CSRwire
Posted: Jan 16, 2013 – 09:54 AM EST
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - CSRwire has named Per Grankvist the European Editorial Advisor for its steadily expanding brand, which includes Press Release distribution services, CSRwire Talkback editorials, social media campaigns including CSR and sustainability-focused webinars and Twitter chats, and other editorial services serving sustainability and communications professionals.
Per has a long history of working with companies that are embedding sustainability into their business models, including Danone, Coca-Cola and Staples. He is the author of the Swedish bestselling book CSR i praktiken (CSR in practice), and has been a CSRwire Talkback columnist since May 2012. A common theme in his articles and columns is how sustainability can enhance profitability and offer new opportunities in a time where the view on the role of corporate responsibility in society is shifting.
“CSRwire plays a key role in informing and educating business professionals on the tremendous changes shifting capitalism from single bottom line focus to the triple bottom line,” Grankvist says. “I’m eager to cover how innovative companies around the globe operate and collaborate to find new solutions to old problems. Being a part of CSRwire’s global community will help amplify these sustainability messages.”
Grankvist, as one of the leading authorities on sustainability in Scandinavia, will be responsible for developing relationships with key European organizations and will represent CSRwire at workshops and discussions with business and academic audiences on sustainability. He will work closely with Aman Singh, CSRwire's Editorial Director, to serve the CSRwire audience with industry-leading CSR and sustainability news and services.
“Per is an excellent advisor and columnist with tremendous industry knowledge that will help us take CSRwire to new heights this year and beyond,” says Aman. “Our clients value our team's editorial expertise and Per's acumen in how sustainability leads to profitability and his communication skills add incredible value to our growing suite of services. We are honored to have Per on our team.”
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