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Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Announce 2020 Making for Good Challenge Winners

Innovative STEAM Solutions to Societal & Environmental Issues Earns Students One-of-a-Kind Virtual Mentorship Opportunity and $30,000 in Prizing
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Monday, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education announce the winners of the 2020 Making for Good Challenge. Working in teams of 2-4, high school students nationwide created 60-90 second videos outlining innovative solutions to societal or environmental needs. 

General Mills Named to 3BL Media's 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2020

Company ranked third overall and leads food and beverage industry for third consecutive year
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, General Mills announced it has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by 3BL Media for its outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest, U.S. public companies. For the third consecutive year, General Mills received the top ranking amongst its food and beverage peers for its actions, and third in the overall rankings.

CIT Wins Three Stevie® American Business Awards

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NEW YORK — May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that it has won three Stevie ® American Business Awards for business excellence. The awards include a Gold award for Achievement in Management – Banking, a Silver award for FinTech Solution and a Silver award for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.

VR Clean Hands Training from Tork Receives Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020

Summary: 

The interactive hand hygiene training simulation, Tork VR Clean Hands Training app, was awarded this year’s Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020 in the Related Products/Services category. The VR training lets users practice each of WHO's “5 Moments of Hand Hygiene” in a series of real-life situations to increase hand hygiene compliance, which ultimately can save lives. 

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The interactive hand hygiene training simulation, Tork VR Clean Hands Training app, was awarded this year’s Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020 in the Related Products/Services category. The VR training lets users practice each of WHO's “5 Moments of Hand Hygiene” in a series of real-life situations to increase hand hygiene compliance, which ultimately can save lives. 

Ecolab Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity

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May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention technologies and services, has been recognized as a Top Company for Diversity by DiversityInc, a leading diversity publication. Ecolab ranks 39th on the 2020 list, which is a leading assessment of diversity management in corporate America. 

Wells Fargo Announces Florida CRA Rating of ‘Outstanding’

Performance Exam shows high marks in Lending, Investment, Service in low- and moderate-income communities
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MIAMI, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company today announced that its most recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating for Florida is “Outstanding.” Wells Fargo also received a national rating of “Outstanding” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as a result of the company’s strong performance on the exam’s components and the company’s proven commitment to serving low- to moderate-income communities. The bank’s strong performance on the exam’s components reflected positive results in Florida and other markets the bank serves.

Alliant Energy Earns Tree Line USA Recognition from Arbor Day Foundation

Part of continued commitment to proper tree-care practices that benefit customers
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has named Alliant Energy a 2020 Tree Line USA award recipient in honor of its commitment to protecting and enhancing urban trees. This is the 22nd year Alliant Energy has received distinction from Tree Line USA, a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters that recognizes utilities for their efforts.

ON Semiconductor Awarded the 2020 Business Ethics Leadership Alliance Community Champion Award by Ethisphere

The company was recognized for its insights around governance, risk management and compliance and ethics to the BELA member community
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PHOENIX, Ariz., April 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced it has been awarded the 2020 Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Community Champion Award by Ethisphere for its contributions to the member community. The two other companies also recognized in this category were Allianz Life Insurance and Infosys.

MIT Hyperloop Team Named 2020 Edison Awards Finalist

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CENTENIAL, Colo., March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A team of MIT students has been named a finalist for the 2020 Edison Best New Product Award for Hyperloop II – the only Hyperloop contest entry levitated on a thin layer of air. Arrow Electronics provided engineering mentorship, components sourcing and logistics support as part of its team sponsorship. 

25 Badass Women Shaking up the Climate Movement in 2020

by Heather Clancy
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Even the most courageous leaders have moments of doubt. 

"I never think I am doing enough," admitted Christiana Figueres, the Costa Rican diplomat who led the United Nations negotiations that yielded the historic Paris Agreement, during a New York interview in late February to mark the publication of her new book, "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis." 

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