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Sysco Launches “Sysco Knows Fresh” Campaign to Help Foodservice Operators Connect With Its Expansive Assortment of Fresh Products

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HOUSTON, April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that it has launched a new “Sysco Knows Fresh™” multi-channel campaign designed to promote both the company’s high quality, fresh product offering and its widespread availability to customers, consumers and the industry.

Cox Enterprises Announces New Vice President of Environmental Sustainability

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ATLANTA, April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Cox Enterprises has appointed Ira G. Pearl to assume the role of vice president of environmental sustainability. In this role, he will lead Cox’s efforts to tackle sustainability challenges while driving its goals to achieve zero waste to landfill by 2024 and become water and carbon neutral by 2044.

Pearl brings more than 25 years of experience to the role and has spent his career developing and executing sustainable strategies in the areas of renewable energy, climate change and environmental remediation.

Mohawk Group Invites Design Community to “Revitalize Knowledge and Renew Well-Being” With Resourceful CEU Series

Accredited digital educational offerings continue Wednesday
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CALHOUN, Ga., April 6, 2020/3BL Media/—For commercial architects and designers currently looking for learning and other professional development opportunities in the midst of a non-traditional workplace and social landscape, Mohawk Group is offering free digital CEU programming. The Resourceful CEU Series was created to provide outlets for the design community to revitalize their knowledge and renew their well-being while many are working remotely.

World Health Day 2020: Recognizing Nurses, Midwives, and Health Workers at the Frontlines of COVID-19 Response

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World Health Day takes place on April 7th each year, marking the anniversary of when the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded. WHO selects a different theme each year, focusing on one of the topics from their 6-point agenda and highlighting a priority area of concern.

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

Public Calls for Governments to Close Southeast Asia’s Wildlife Markets in Response to COVID-19, WWF Survey Finds

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HONG KONG, April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – This World Health Day, as the world grapples with the worst public health emergency in recent memory, over 90 percent of respondents surveyed in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong support a government-led closure of illegal and unregulated wildlife markets, according to new research for World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Gender Lens As a Winning Strategy in Impact Investing

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By Tami Kesselman, LOHAS Advisors and Aligned Investing Global 

Within the impact investing community, the value of gender diversity as an investment evaluation screen is rarely questioned because we know a secret that mainstream private equity and venture capital investors have failed to identify. What’s that? We’ve discovered that investing in women-led companies is not only exceptionally impactful, but it is also an excellent alpha strategy!

SMETA Social Audits Added to SCS Global Services’ Ethical Auditing Portfolio

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that it now offers SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) social compliance audits. SMETA is one of the world’s most widely recognized social compliance auditing programs.

Mohawk Industries and Fabric Sources International Partner to Create Medical Gowns

The companies are beginning production of medical isolation gowns and protective face shields to meet the needs of healthcare providers at area medical facilities
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CALHOUN, Ga., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries and Fabric Sources International (FSI) are combining resources to address urgent medical supply needs at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Ga. and Emory Healthcare in Atlanta during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Using fabric provided by FSI, Mohawk Home’s Dalton-based rug manufacturing facility is providing industrial sewing equipment for their skilled employees to produce vitally needed medical protective gear for doctors, nurses and other care providers.

Building a Sustainable Mung Bean Farming System in Bangladesh

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Grameen euglena provides farmers in Bangladesh with opportunities for increased income and contributes to increased food security of Rohingya people through a mung bean distribution initiative in collaboration with the World Food Programme.

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Grameen euglena provides farmers in Bangladesh with opportunities for increased income and contributes to increased food security of Rohingya people through a mung bean distribution initiative in collaboration with the World Food Programme.

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