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Sodexo Selects Constellation to Provide Energy Procurement and Energy Management Services for U.S. Customers

Strategic collaboration offers integrated approach to purchasing competitive electricity and natural gas supply
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ —  Sodexo, Inc. has selected Constellation as its preferred competitive energy supplier for U.S. customers, as part of Sodexo’s Energy and Construction Services.

PG&E Ranked Among Top Utilities For Sustainability Efforts

Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).

Sodexo recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its corporate sustainability practices

Quality of Life Services leader earns top rank in its sector with three impressive distinctions
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader, Gold Class, and Sector Mover.

Owens Corning ‘Moves Forward’ with Proven Solutions

Owens Corning ‘Moves Forward’ with Proven, Innovative Air Handling Solutions
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DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) showcased its comprehensive, proven HVAC solutions at the 2013 AHR Expo in Dallas, Jan. 28-30 (booth #175). An industry leader in Air Handling solutions for 75 years, Owens Corning offers a full line of products for contractors, mechanical engineers, distributors and flex duct manufacturers that improve energy efficiency, comfort and sound performance in homes and buildings.

Four MGM Resorts International Properties Awarded Highest Green Key Meetings Rating

Elite recognition in sustainable hotel operations
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LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Green Key Global, the largest international certification body evaluating sustainable hotel operations, has awarded the prestigious “5 Green Keys" rating to four MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) properties for its Green Key Meetings Program,  including Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and MGM Grand Las Vegas. The four MGM resorts are the first in the United States to receive "5 Green Keys" for meetings, and among an elite group of only six total in North America.

Balfour Beatty Construction Honored With Five Industry Awards for Excellence in Construction

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  Five Balfour Beatty Construction projects earned 2012 Excellence in Construction awards from the Carolinas Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The winning buildings are high-profile new construction and renovation projects in North Carolina’s higher education, multifamily, and commercial markets.

Project Frog Strikes a Deal With GE

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As part of the second phase of its ecomagination Challenge, GE has invested in Project Frog, a start-up that designs and builds prefabricated sustainable buildings.  The ecomagination Challenge, which launched its second phase in January, advances GE’s commitment to improve building energy efficiency through new technologies. GE's investment in the start-up by completing a Project Frog building at GE’s Crotonville Learning Center in Ossining, New York by the end of 2011.

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As part of the second phase of its ecomagination Challenge, GE has invested in Project Frog, a start-up that designs and builds prefabricated sustainable buildings.  The ecomagination Challenge, which launched its second phase in January, advances GE’s commitment to improve building energy efficiency through new technologies. GE's investment in the start-up by completing a Project Frog building at GE’s Crotonville Learning Center in Ossining, New York by the end of 2011.

Advanced Environmental Metrics Demonstrated For Green Building at Workshop

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Proposed national standard will fill need for more robust environmental assessment of products and buildings over their lifetimes, supporting LEED goals.

Correction to press release: Jason Grant is not affiliated with USGBC. We apologize for the error.
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Proposed national standard will fill need for more robust environmental assessment of products and buildings over their lifetimes, supporting LEED goals.

The Taxman Cometh: Ernst & Young’s Green Office and Green Agenda

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Ernst & Young worked with LEED accredited professionals both internally and with external architectural and construction vendors to design a green space for its 1,800 Chicago area professionals.

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Ernst & Young worked with LEED accredited professionals both internally and with external architectural and construction vendors to design a green space for its 1,800 Chicago area professionals.

LEED®-EB: O+M Certified – CIM: 2101 Webster Building

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - August 10, 2011 - The 2101 Webster Building, a 20-story office building located in Oakland, California and managed by the CIM Group, Inc., has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED®-EB: O+M) Certified level of Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

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