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College of Staten Island and Rhode Island School of Design Named Champions of RecycleMania 2018

3.6 Million Students Recycle and Compost 68.6 Million Pounds in Nation’s Premier Collegiate Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – College of Staten Island, which is a four-year, senior college of The City University of New York, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) have been named the winners of the two primary categories of the 2018 RecycleMania competition, sponsored by Rubbermaid Commercial Products®. With a recycling rate of more than 94.8 percent, College of Staten Island is the victor in the Diversion category, while RISD finished first in the Per Capita Classic category at 82.36 lbs.

Carlos Lejneiks Wins The 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award

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And the winner of the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award is… Carlos Lejneiks!

The president and CEO of Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties took over the then struggling agency in 2008. Within four years, he went from serving approximately 100 youth to serving more than 1,000.  Under his leadership, BBBS has received numerous awards from local, state and national organizations. 

Sodexo Inducted into DiversityInc Top 50 Hall of Fame

An Honor Bestowed to Only Six U.S. Companies For Longstanding Diversity and Inclusion Accomplishments
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today the company’s induction into the inaugural DiversityInc Top 50 Hall of Fame -- an honor bestowed to only six U.S. companies -- for exceptional human capital management accomplishments and superior corporate values and culture.

The Academy of Country Music Partners With Aflac to Present First Ever Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor

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The Academy of Country Music has officially announced a partnership with Aflac for an incredible new award.

The charitable arm of the academy, ACM Lifting Lives, is teaming up with the voluntary insurance company to present the first-ever Aflac ACM Lifting Lives Honor. The award will go to someone for his or her “remarkable and selfless dedication to bringing the healing power of music to those who are in need,” according to a statement released by the charity.

Driving Energy Efficiency in the Industry – Seven Years and Counting

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Energy efficiency is a key part of General Motors’ strategy for a future with zero emissions. Last week, the automaker received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award for the seventh consecutive year for its continuous leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency and growing its corporate energy program. The award is the highest honor an organization can receive from the EPA for energy management.

Dr. Mary Battrell Named the 2018 Swine Practitioner of the Year by American Association of Swine Veterinarians

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Smithfield's Dr. Mary Battrell has been named the 2018 Swine Practitioner of the Year by the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. Dr. Battrell received her veterinary medicine degree from Iowa State University and is a staff veterinarian for Smithfield's hog production division.

Three Schools Named National Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest for Using STEAM to Address Local Issues

Samsung awards schools from Kentucky, New Jersey and North Carolina with $150,000* in technology
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - With months of ideation, research, creation and pitching behind them, three schools have been named national winners in the $2 million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest from Samsung Electronics America, Inc. – a nationwide competition that challenges 6th through 12th graders to use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to address real-world issues and inspire change in their local communities.

Avery Dennison Receives a Top ‘Green Ranking’ from Newsweek

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Once again, Avery Dennison has been recognized for putting our values into action. We have the honor of being included in Newsweek’s 2017 “Green Ranking” of global, publicly traded companies. Avery Dennison ranks #168 among the U.S. 500.

Sodexo Honored as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) recognized Sodexo as one of America’s 2017 Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been named to Women’s Business Enterprise National Council's (WBENC) 18th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) for the first time.

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