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Gillian Riley, President & CEO of Tangerine Bank and EVP, Scotiabank, named a Catalyst Honours Champion for 2020

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TORONTO, July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce that Gillian Riley, President and CEO, Tangerine Bank and Executive Vice President, Scotiabank has been named a Catalyst Honours Champion for 2020. Gillian is being recognized for her profound contributions in advancing female inclusivity in the workplace, as well as for her notable leadership within corporate Canada.

The annual award celebrates exceptional role models in Canadian business who continually advance women and advocate for inclusive workplaces.

In Good Company: 50 U.S. Businesses That Stood Out During the Pandemic

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BY KERRI ANNE RENZULLI , HANK GILMAN , SAM HILL AND SUSAN MCPHERSON

Dan Amos
Aflac
Columbus, GA

Amos and his wife, Kathleen, gave $1 million to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital. With an additional publicly-raised $900,000-plus, the result was a fifth-floor renovation with an additional 36 beds for COVID-19 patients and much needed mask and PPE purchases.

SF6-Free MV Switchgear Using Pure Air Nominated for Top Awards

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  • Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award
  • The company’s green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award 
  • The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air and vacuum interruption
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  • Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award
  • The company’s green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award 
  • The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air and vacuum interruption

IOC Receives Green Building Leadership Award

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

Ecolab Recognized as a Best Company to Sell For by Selling Power Magazine for Fifth Consecutive Year

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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – For the fifth consecutive year, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has been named to Selling Power magazine’s list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For. Ecolab ranked 25th on the 2020 list.

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Award Roseland Montessori School in Louisiana With $10,000 to Spark the Future of STEM

Title 1 Schools Empowered to Make STEM Dreams Come True from the Annual Possibility Grant Sweepstakes
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WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Tangipahou Parish School System’s Roseland Montessori School in Roseland, Louisiana has been awarded a $10,000 STEM education grant as part of 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation–a leader in advancing STEM workforce training and education initiatives–and Discovery Education, the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes inspires the next generation of STEM leaders by providing critical resources and support to schools across the United States.

Merck EBRGs Receive Diversity Best Practices Awards for Their Impact on the Community and Workplace

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Merck is honored that two of their Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs) were recently recognized by Diversity Best Practices for the work they do to drive diversity, equity and inclusion within the company and the communities in which we live and work. The U.S. chapters of the League of Employees of African Descent (LEAD) and the Next Gen Network (NGN) each won a Diversity Best Practices: 2020 Above and Beyond award.

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

Alliant Energy Employee Gets National Recognition for Customer Affordability Work

Haben Goitom named to list of next-generation rising stars within the utilities industry
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MADISON, Wis., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Haben Goitom’s journey to her role as Alliant Energy’s Director of Business Transformation began in the legal department seven years ago. Today, she’s been recognized by one of the utility industry’s leading publications for her accomplishments.

Public Utilities Fortnightly included Goitom on its list of Fortnightly Under Forty 2020. The list of 64 young and rising stars in the utility industry includes employees of utilities, commissions, professional firms and government agencies across the country. 

EPA Recognizes LG as Green Power Leader

LG Electronics USA Makes Green Power Partnership Top 30 List for First Time
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA has been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 30 list of the largest green power users among technology and telecommunications partners within the EPA’s Green Power Partnership.

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