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Ecolab Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, was recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the most community-minded companies in the U.S. The 2017 Civic 50 list, announced June 20, recognizes companies that use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they operate. 

Ecolab Helped Businesses Conserve 161 Billion Gallons of Water in 2016

2016 Corporate Sustainability Report highlights commitment to transforming business
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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In 2016, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, helped customers save 161 billion gallons of water at more than one million locations around the world.  These savings, equivalent to the annual drinking water needs of more than 558 million people, are highlighted in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report, issued today. The report profiles Ecolab's commitment to helping customers preserve fresh water and reduce energy use and waste, as well as improving the company’s own operations.

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

Annual Civic 50 Honors Companies and Identifies Trends
Press Release

SEATTLE, June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Marina Bay Sands Honored at AmCham CARES Awards

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Marina Bay Sands was honored by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) for Sands for Singapore, the properties corporate social responsibility program, at the second AmCham CARES award ceremony in April.

Nominate a World-Changing Company for 2017 Fortune Change the World List

Fortune to honor 50 companies creating positive social impact through core business activities
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For the third year in a row, Fortune will publish the Change the World List which spotlights the top 50 companies that address major social problems as a core part of their business strategy and innovation activities. The Shared Value Initiative and our parent organization, FSG, serve as research partners on this list and are seeking company nominations for 2017 which will be published in September. To be considered for the 2017 Change the World List, please complete the nomination form by June 30, 2017.

Xylem Wins China Women and Children’s Philanthropy Award For Xylem Watermark Program

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On April 8, Xylem was awarded the China Women and Children’s Philanthropy Award for the company’s corporate citizenship program, Xylem Watermark. Xylem was among 244 recipients who were recognized for their contributions to advancing women during an awards ceremony held by China Women’s Development Foundation in conjunction with China Children’s Foundation, and sponsored by the All-China Women’s Federation, a women’s rights organization that has been operating for over 60 years.

Xylem Honored for Engaging Colleagues in Service Around the Globe

Xylem Watermark received the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today it has been honored by Engage for Good (formerly the Cause Marketing Forum) with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category. 

The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. The award looks at social good campaigns and initiatives targeted at employees and/or consumers involving a company and a cause. 

Engaging Employees in CSR Activity Creates Alignment with Corporate Values

Bacardi enlisted employees globally in the fight to reduce plastic waste.
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives work best when they’re connected to what an organization does. Spirits company Bacardi Limited has tied sustainability efforts to the resources required to make its products, including water, and has earned first place in the “Corporate Social Responsibility” category of Ragan’s 2016 Employee Communications as a result.

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The Search is On at the UN Global Compact for SDG Pioneers!

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

CSX Again Named a Best Corporate Citizen

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May 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CSX Corporation (Nasdaq:CSX) recently was named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's list of Best Corporate Citizens for 2017.  The company ranked 55th in its fifth appearance on the list and was the only railroad within the top 100.

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