Awards and Recognition CSR News

UNICEF Honors Kimberly-Clark With 2018 Children First Award

Award recognizes Kimberly-Clark's long-time partnership with UNICEF to improve the lives of children around the world
Press Release

DALLAS, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UNICEF USA has recognized Kimberly-Clark with the 2018 Children First Award for its ongoing efforts to raise awareness and funding for the global aid organization, and its collaboration with UNICEF on innovative projects to improve children’s health and wellbeing.

The Arbor Day Foundation Honors Plant-for-the-Planet With Spirit of Arbor Day Award

Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Youth-Led Tree Planting Initiative
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Plant-for-the Planet has been awarded the Foundation’s Spirit of Arbor Day Award which recognizes an organization or community that fulfills the Foundation's mission of inspiring people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees through programs and activities that have been implemented within the past five years. The award will be presented at Plant-for-the Planet’s global youth summit in Monaco on Friday, March 9, 2018.

City of San Francisco and Friends of the Urban Forest Recognized As Champion of Trees

International Arbor Day Foundation Award Honors Excellence in Urban Forest Management
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that the City of San Francisco and the Friends of the Urban Forest have been awarded the Foundation’s Champion of Trees Award which recognizes a government entity, community-based organization or partnership among such groups that has demonstrated exemplary leadership to develop and implement new policies and practices for municipal tree planting and care, natural area stewardship or arboriculture. The award will be presented on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces 2018 Arbor Day Award Winners

International Awards Recognize Environmental Leaders and Organizations
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that six individuals and organizations are the recipients of a 2018 Arbor Day Award in honor of their outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship. The 2018 Arbor Day Award winners will be presented with their award during their local national Arbor Day celebrations. More information can be found at

The 2018 Arbor Day Award winners are:

Eastman Recognized for Sustained Support of U.S. National Guard and Reserves

Press Release

March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Eastman has received the Extraordinary Employer Support Award from the Department of Defense program, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). This is only the second time a company in Tennessee has been selected to receive this special recognition. Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Jim Mungenast, ESGR state chair, presented the award to Eastman in a Kingsport ceremony today.

VMware's Supplier Diversity Initiative Recognized by OMNI50 List for "Multicultural Business Practices"


VMware has been named an Omni Top 50 Organization for Multicultural Business Opportunities for its commitment to supplier diversity.

The Omni50 "represent the Top 50 Organizations who are awarding the most business to the growing culturally diverse marketplace across the United States. These same organizations are also successfully appealing to the growing millennial generation, which, by 2020, will be the largest diverse market segment in America (a market segment that is forcing brands to evolve from minority/diversity paradigms to inclusion)."

Bloomberg Headquarters in New York Receives Highest 3 Star Fitwel Certification From Center for Active Design

Bloomberg offices at 731 Lexington Avenue recognized for commitment to employee health, safety, and well-being
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg L.P.’s headquarters at 731 Lexington Avenue has been certified by the Center for Active Design (CfAD) with a Fitwel 3 Star Rating, the system’s highest achievement level. Fitwel is the leading global health certification, evaluating evidence-based strategies in buildings that support human health. The Center for Active Design is the operator of the Fitwel Certification System and is an international not-for-profit organization that was launched in 2012 by then Mayor and founder of Bloomberg L.P. Michael Bloomberg.

Natural Wonder: 2017 Nightingale Awards Best of Competition

by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis

Lichen, a modular plank carpet system from Mohawk Group, was the Best of Competition winner in the 2017 Nightingale Awards. The collection blends concepts of sustainability and biophilic design.

Kimberly-Clark Recognized for Energy and Climate Leadership

Two U.S. awards underscore Kimberly-Clark’s progress toward its Sustainability 2022 energy and climate goals
Press Release

DALLAS, March 1, 2018 – Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced it has won a 2018 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in the Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting) category, the company’s second Climate Leadership Award in two years.

U.S. Chamber Foundation Seeks Nominations to Recognize Top Corporate Citizens

Nomination Deadline is June 29
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today began accepting nominations for its annual Citizens Awards, which recognize businesses for their positive impact on society.


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