Awards and Recognition CSR News

Tetra Tech Won Three Leonard Awards and the Visionary Award at the Quebec Consulting-Engineering Awards

Creating innovative, sustainable solutions for premiere projects throughout Quebec
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The Association des firmes de génie-conseil (AFG), the association of engineering consulting firms of Quebec, held its 17th Edition of the Quebec Consulting-Engineering Awards, an event that highlights the province’s engineering experts and the best projects in the industry.

Nature-Inspired Water Leak Detection System Wins the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

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Twenty percent of the world's clean pumped water is lost due to leaking pipes, and current technology cannot detect leaks accurately enough or early enough to prevent either water loss or major infrastructure damage. Startup company Watchtower Robotics is tackling this problem creatively and effectively, and today was awarded the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® for its efforts during the GreenBiz Circularity Conference. The prize is sponsored by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and awarded annually to the top team in the Biomimicry Launchpad, an accelerator focused on nature-inspired solutions to global challenges.

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Twenty percent of the world's clean pumped water is lost due to leaking pipes, and current technology cannot detect leaks accurately enough or early enough to prevent either water loss or major infrastructure damage. Startup company Watchtower Robotics is tackling this problem creatively and effectively, and today was awarded the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® for its efforts during the GreenBiz Circularity Conference. The prize is sponsored by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and awarded annually to the top team in the Biomimicry Launchpad, an accelerator focused on nature-inspired solutions to global challenges.

Comcast NBCUniversal Recognized as a Top 50 Community-Minded Company

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Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, unveiled its “Civic 50” list on June 17th, and Comcast NBCUniversal was honored to be included.

The Civic 50 recognizes companies that are dedicated to using their time, skills and resources to positively impact their communities.

Points of Light Names Aflac One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the US Bestows The Civic 50 Honor on Leading Supplemental Insurer for Second Consecutive Year

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COLUMBUS, Ga., June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced that the company has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 Award by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. This marks the second consecutive year that Aflac has been included on this prestigious list of companies seeking to serve their communities in addition to their employees, customers and shareholders.

Cigna Demonstrates Commitment to Health of People, Communities and Environment

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June 20, 2019 - Global health service company Cigna released its 2018 Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Report providing a comprehensive view of the company’s approach to Cigna's environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategic initiatives and performance.

VMware Named to Computer World's Best Places to Work in IT 2019

Talented IT pros appreciate the outstanding perks and benefits offered by these top U.S. employers, but it's the team environment that keeps them truly engaged.
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Computerworld has ranked VMware among the Best Places to Work in IT 2019. VMware came in at number 12 out of the 49 large organizations (5,000+ U.S. employees) to make the list, which recognizes excellence in career developments, benefits, retention, training and diversity.

See the full list on computerworld.com, and check out career opportunities at VMware.com

RBA Compass Awards 2019 Call for Submissions

Awards Recognize Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence in Global Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the opening of its 2019 Compass Awards program and called for submissions from member companies, their suppliers and factories. This awards program recognizes corporate social responsibility (CSR) excellence across three categories: Leadership, Innovation and Implementation.

Waving the Pride Flag

By Chelcy Walker
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We’re committed to being a Force For Good at General Mills, and we believe that means being a force for inclusion, too.

We believe every employee should bring their authentic self to work every day, and we’re working to build a culture of belonging that embraces and celebrates employees’ differences.

And this week, if you drive past our world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you’ll spot a new symbol of our ongoing commitment to make General Mills a beacon of inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community.

Setting the Standard for Corporate Civic Engagement

Symantec is again recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S.
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By Ashley Savageau

Mental Health America Recognizes Booz Allen for Corporate Excellence

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What do an Instagram egg, a critically acclaimed film with Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet, and Booz Allen have in common? All were recognized at the 2019 Mental Health America (MHA) awards for their contributions to educating, advocating, and providing support on mental health issues.

MHA’s first award for workplace mental health

Booz Allen received MHA’s first-ever Mental Health Corporate Excellence award, which recognizes corporations whose programs, accommodations, and training support mental health in the workplace.

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