Awards and Recognition CSR News

Nominations Open for 2018 CR Magazine 11th Annual Responsible CEO of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Awards

Judged by CEOs Committed to Corporate Responsibility, Awarded at COMMIT!Forum
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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nominations are now being accepted for CR Magazine’s 11th annual Responsible CEO Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.

These prestigious awards will be presented at COMMIT!Forum, the leading event for corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioners, Oct. 23–25 at MGM National Harbor, just minutes from the nation’s capital. The judging panel is comprised of past Responsible CEO winners.

Mohawk Group’s Lichen Wins Interior Design Best of Year Award for Modular Carpet

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CALHOUN, Ga., December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group’s Lichen modular carpet, which merges leading concepts in biophilic design and sustainability, took home a coveted Best of Year Award from Interior Design magazine over the weekend in New York.

IACP, Booz Allen Present Award for “Leadership in the Prevention of Terrorism”


In October, Booz Allen Hamilton and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) presented the “Outstanding Achievement in the Prevention of Terrorism Award” to the Washington Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Loudoun County (VA) Sheriff’s Office; and the Virginia State Police. These organizations were recognized for their success in preventing a planned terrorist attack against the United States.

Hormel Foods Recognized with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Proclamation

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AUSTIN, Minn., December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it was recognized by the state of Minnesota with the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon proclamation. Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith, Major General Jon Jensen, Adjutant General Minnesota National Guard, joined Jim Sheehan, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Hormel Foods, and hundreds of employees for the ceremony.

Ingersoll Rand Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index for Second Year

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DAVIDSON, N.C., December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) awarded Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, a perfect score of 100 percent in workplace equality on its 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This is the second consecutive year Ingersoll Rand has earned a perfect score on the index.

Alliance Data Does It Again: Company Named a 2017 Best Workplace for Diversity by FORTUNE

Alliance Data ranks No. 57 on 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity
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At Alliance Data, 83 percent of our associates say their workplace is great, a statistic taken during from FORTUNE’s Great Place to Work survey of more than 1150 associates from across the U.S. Great Place to Work and FORTUNE evaluated employees’ experience at work with professional development, behaviors linked to innovation, leadership confidence and consistent treatment of employees of different backgrounds. The ranking also accounted for the share of women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBTQ individuals in the workplace. Alliance Data is proud to announce that it took the No.

Black & Veatch Work on $1.3B Koch Fertilizer Plant Expansion Contributes to Water Award

Oklahoma Project Cited as Example of Collaboration for Water Management, Environment, Water Reuse
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a leading engineering and construction company with deep expertise in industrial water treatment, water reuse and water infrastructure, helped guide a Koch Industries subsidiary to an award-winning water treatment project at the Koch Fertilizer plant in Enid, Oklahoma.

Duke Energy Executive Vice President, Lloyd Yates, Named to List of Most Influential Black Corporate Directors


Lloyd Yates doesn’t forget the people who gave him a lift.

His parents, who insisted that he do something with his life. The Salvation Army, which provided a safe space to play. And the mentors who offered advice, friendship and the codes to crack to rise through the ranks of a major corporation.

As a kid growing up in a tough, racially segregated town near Philadelphia, an executive future seemed unlikely. He didn’t meet doctors, lawyers or businesspeople. The only affluent African-Americans he knew of were professional athletes or entertainers.

MGM MACAU Receives Global Recognition for its Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

MGM Resorts International Affiliates were twice recognized in 2017 for efforts to drive prevention and awareness of human trafficking
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LAS VEGAS, December 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the world’s biggest news and information provider, selected MGM MACAU as a top 15 global finalist for the “Stop Slavery Award” this month.  

The esteemed award recognizes companies that have taken concrete steps to eradicate forced labor from their supply chains. MGM MACAU was identified for its best practices and continued leadership in combating human trafficking across the globe.

Save the Date - Is your Workplace Adoption Friendly?


Just as every child deserves a home, we believe all parents deserve support and time to bond with their children. The 2018 Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces survey opens next month! If your employer offers adoption benefits, we want to hear about it. Encourage them to take part in our survey, which will be available beginning January 8:


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