• PR & Content Marketing for Social Good

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  • Ripple's 10th Anniversary Report!

    It's more than 140 characters, but it's worth it.

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    Ripple's 10th Anniversary Report!

    Greenpeace Likes Facebook

    Facebook and Greenpeace made international headlines after announcing a new green energy initiative publicized by Ripple.

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    Greenpeace Likes Facebook
  • Case Study:

    Toxic Toys

    This campaign we ran with The Ecology Center ignited a media firestorm and led to a change in federal chemicals policy.

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    Higher Education & Social Change

    Ripple developed story ideas based on IFP’s goals, inspiring alumni, and country priorities.

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    Higher Education & Social Change

    BPA on U.S. Currency

    Ripple generated massive media coverage for this report including hundreds of TV stories and a FRONT PAGE story in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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    Change The Picture

    Ripple teamed up with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Errol Morris and Communities In Schools on a campaign to raise awareness about why kids drop out of school.

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  • case study:

    Occupy The Courts

    This day of protest at over 130 Federal courthouses was publicized by Ripple and resulted in thousands of stories educating the public about the Supreme Court's infamous Citizens United decision.

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    Occupy The Courts

    Serving While Sick

    Katie Couric joined the New York Times, Washington Post and many others in featuring this first-of-its-kind report.

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Why Ripple?

Ripple Strategies is a full-service communications agency specializing in digital and traditional media campaigns that accelerate positive social change.

From idea conception to content creation and distribution, we deliver key messages to target audiences and inspire them to take action.

Who We Are

We are a team of communications experts who understand how the media can be used as a tool for social change. We have great relationships with reporters and pitch them on stories they can’t resist. We are fiercely committed to the projects we work on and our passion drives each campaign.

What We Do

We develop stand-out digital content and media campaigns that force target audiences to pay attention. We take advantage of the myriad of tools and platforms available today to raise public awareness, drive engagements and motivate people to take action.

Recent Campaigns

Micro-Lending for Small Businessess

Entrepreneurs have passion and drive, but don’t necessarily have the capital to get their businesses off the ground, and may […]

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Legal Marijuana in Colorado

All eyes are on Colorado to gauge the impact of the country’s first-ever law allowing personal use of marijuana for […]

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Social Enterprise Alliance Summit

Ripple worked with the Social Enterprise Alliance to get national attention for their annual Summit, which attracted over 400 business […]

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Communities In Schools

Every 26 seconds a young person in America drops out of school. That is, unless they get involved with Communities […]

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Higher Education & Social Change

The Ford Foundation’s International Fellowships Program (IFP) was a $340 million initiative that provided a path to higher education for […]

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McDonald's Marketing To Kids

Ripple teamed up with Corporate Accountability International to publicize a shareholder resolution targeting McDonald’s predatory marketing practices to kids. The […]

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Joan Dassin

Executive Director / Ford Foundation IFP

"At a time when media coverage focuses mostly on conflict and violence, Ripple used their contacts effectively to help IFP spread its positive message about linking higher education and social change. Working closely and effectively with our communications teams, Ripple was able to synthesize a lot of information into clear and appealing press materials. They were great collaborators and helped us set and reach achievable goals for press coverage. Working with Ripple Strategies gave a terrific boost to our media outreach and coverage."

Margie Kelly

Media Relations Director / Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

"Ripple is the best PR firm around! They really helped put the issue of toxic chemicals on the map. Ripple constantly came up with new ideas and creative ways to generate press, while successfully managing the politics of a coalition with nearly 300 groups. They work really hard and don’t stop until they get the results they are looking for."

Ethan Nadelmann

Executive Director / Drug Policy Alliance

"I have known the founders of Ripple Strategies for a long time, and they continue to surprise and impress me with their ability to raise public awareness about important issues."

Andrew Behar

CEO / As You Sow

"Ripple was very easy to work with and coordinated seamlessly with our internal communications staff. They created synergies with us to achieve results far beyond our expectations. Their media strategy complimented our organizational goals and added tremendous momentum to our efforts. We are looking forward to working with them again!"

Jeanne Rizzo

President & CEO / Breast Cancer Fund

"Thank you to Ripple for generating a media blitz about our study on BPA in food packaging. We were thrilled to be on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle and on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. Their team skillfully coordinated multiple stakeholders, helped create excellent background materials and reached out to their long-time press contacts. We are so grateful for the amazing work!"

Shana Ortman

former U.S. Coordinator / International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal

"Ripple publicized the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the Bhopal chemical disaster, which both received massive amounts of national and international media attention. We are so grateful to them for helping us keep this issue in public awareness."

Jeff Gearhart

Research Director / Ecology Center

"Thanks to Ripple Strategies we’ve had over 30 million page views at HealthyStuff.org! They have conducted more than 10 media campaigns on our behalf and each one is more successful than the last."

Saru Jayaraman

Executive Director / Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

"Ripple Strategies was tremendously successful in helping us place stories in prominent media outlets such as the Washington Post, CBS Evening News, and many more. They helped us develop a media strategy and then successfully implemented it, with significant impact!"

Jim Turner

Chairman of the Board / Citizens For Health

"Ripple Strategies provides powerful communications support for our public and consumer interest campaigns. They offer informed dialogue with constituencies and bring a deep personal commitment to the work they promote."

Michael Shellenberger

President / Breakthrough Institute

"Ripple brings passion, hard work, and acumen to everything they do — you want them on your team."

Beverly Thorpe

International Director / Clean Production Action

"Clean Production Action has hired Ripple several times to update our materials and release new reports. They are an energetic and positive addition to our team. We always enjoy working with them and are consistently pleased with their results."

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