SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at its annual awards ceremony in Washington D.C., PR News announced that Lauren Burke, mc² senior director, has been selected as one of its 30 and Under Rising PR Stars. Honorees were judged by a blue-chip panel of corporate, agency, nonprofit and academic executives, and evaluated on creativity, innovation, and proven success that aligns with end goals. This year counted one of the highest submissions to date.
For the last several years, Burke has been advocating for sustainable businesses and designing campaigns to drive market change. A graduate of UC Berkeley, former Peace Corps volunteer and contributor to publications like Huffington Post, she plays a vital role at mc². In an industry ripe with world-class innovators and competitors, Burke is a standout, communicating complex and emerging business models and winning accolades and credibility for mc² portfolio clients.
"The environmental problems the world faces are awesome in scope, but I am grateful to work alongside a talented team and inspiring clients that share an ambition to forge a more sustainable path," said Lauren Burke. "I believe one of the greatest aspects of working at mc² is collaborating with individuals who are motivated to solve big infrastructure problems in energy, water, and transportation."
mc² is a specialty communications firm operating at the intersection of energy, finance, materials and mobility. In the last 12 months, its portfolio clients have won prestigious accolades including the World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneer and Edison awards, graced the pages of Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, New York Times and closed close to $300 million in funding.
"You are such an important and valued part of our team, Lauren, and we're so very proud of you," said mc² CEO, Caroline Venza. "Thank you, PR News, for acknowledging Lauren's incredible body of work in what we believe is one of the most important sectors today."
Forging the path to a new world in which renewable resources, sustainable materials and business models coexist, then ultimately replace, fossil-based incumbents is no small feat. It hinges on radical innovation and market evangelism powerful enough to incite a sea change. MissionCTRL Communications (mc²) was founded to serve this need. A strategic communications consultancy serving innovators at the intersection of science and technology, mc² is partnered with some of the boldest future-tech pioneers today. Visit us at www.missionC2.com and follow us on Twitter @MissionC2.