CEO, Corporate and Employee Activism 

At Weber Shandwick, our ongoing research has revealed that CEO activism is an important dynamic that can drive and differentiate corporate and CEO reputation today.

CEO, Corporate and Employee Activism

We regularly survey public perceptions of and attitudes toward CEOs speaking out on hot-button issues and also analyze corporate responses to contentious current events. We also have conducted research on employee activism, which is employees speaking up about their employers in response to controversial issues. For more information on our activism insights, please visit the links below.


CEO activism research



CEO Activism: Inside Comms and Marketing

CEO Activism in 2018: The Tech Effect

CEO Activism in 2018: The Purposeful CEO

CEO Activism in 2017: High Noon in the C-Suite

The Dawn of CEO Activism


Employee activism research


Employee Activism in the Age of Purpose: Employees (UP)Rising