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MetLife Becomes First Life Insurance Company to Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

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NEW YORK, January 10, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first life insurance company to earn Fitwel certifications for its commitment to healthy workplaces.

Operated by the Center for Active Design, Fitwel is a joint initiative of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the General Services Administration. It is the leading global health certification system providing effective design and operational strategies to support occupant health and productivity. 

Maine University Team Awarded $250,000 Grant to Create Sustainable Food Solution

Sodexo, University of Maine Farmington and University of Maine Presque Isle Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
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FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The University of Maine Farmington (UMF), The University of Maine Presque Isle (UMPI), and Food Services Provider Sodexo was one of only six teams to win the 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award.  The $250,000 prize will go toward increasing the amount of locally sourced food on campus menus.

Vermont University Team Awarded $250,000 Grant to Create Sustainable Food Solution

Sodexo, University of Vermont and Norwich University Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
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FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Henry P. Kendall Foundation announced the University of Vermont and Norwich University, and Food Services Provider Sodexo as a 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award winner -- an effort to encourage college and university campuses in the region to improve the health, sustainability, and vitality of the region’s food system.

The Ray Receives Recognition and Accolades for Smart, Sustainable Highway in Georgia

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Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

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Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

CBRE Gets Edmonton Office WELL Certified

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EDMONTON, ALTA. – Commercial real estate company CBRE announced that its Edmonton office has achieved WELL Certification at the silver level for new and existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

It is the first property in Alberta to obtain the achievement. The certification is based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard which encourages employee health and wellness through the built environment.

Two National Grid Projects Selected as Energy Storage North America 2019 Innovation Award Winner

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced that two of its energy storage projects have been recognized as Energy Storage North America (ESNA) 2019 Innovation Award winners in the categories of microgrids and behind-the-meter projects. The projects were chosen for their innovation and leadership in energy storage, as well as a positive impact on the energy storage industry.

Bridgestone Wins the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award

The award-winning Reused Water project reinforces the company’s commitment to value natural resources.
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SAO PAULO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, received the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award for the implementation of the Reused Water Project. The announcement of the winners took place on October 15, at an awards ceremony held in São Paulo. 

Seeking the Next $100,000 Winner for the Ray of Hope Prize

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

EPA Honors Intel for Sustained Excellence in Green Power

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Intel recently received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards serve to recognize the leading actions of organizations, programs, and individuals that significantly advance the development of green power sources. The EPA presented Intel with the Sustained Excellence in Green Power Use award at the 2019 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Diego, CA.

Intel was honored for the following efforts:

EPA Honors Kohler Co. With a Green Power Leadership Award

National award recognizes leaders in green power use
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KOHLER, Wis., September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Kohler Co.announced today that it has received a 2019 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize America’s leading green power users for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. EPA presented Kohler Co. with an Excellence in Green Power Use award at the 2019 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in San Diego, CA on September 5, 2019.

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