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Sustainability at Work: SCS Global Services Releases 2018 Annual Report

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Following a banner year, international third-party certifier and standards developer SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to release its 2018 Annual Report in time for Earth Day. According to SCS Founder and CEO, Stanley P. Rhodes, the company’s growth and success is a direct reflection of the degree to which business, government, and NGO measures to promote sustainability have taken hold around the world in every economic sector.

CBRE Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Twelve Consecutive Years of EPA Recognition
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LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE (NYSE: CBRE) with a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This marks the twelfth consecutive year CBRE has earned ENERGY STAR’s Partner of the Year award.

Subaru Honored for Innovative Green Projects by US Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter

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Subaru of America receives honorable mention from the U.S. Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter (USGBC NJ) for Commercial Community Dedication. This recognition comes after the recent building of its new LEED Silver certified headquarters in 2018.  Each year, USGBC NJ honors companies and individuals that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and best practices in green building and sustainability.

Forward-Thinking Design Meets the Needs of a Changing Workforce on HP’s New Houston Campus

The new building promotes community, collaboration and innovation, with sustainability built in.
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HP’s new Houston campus brings Silicon Valley straight to Texas.

A project two years in the making, the 378,000-square-foot campus in Springwoods Village, north of downtown Houston, celebrated its official grand opening on February 7. Two new buildings, constructed from the ground up, replace HP’s previous Houston campus and are now home to around 2,300 employees.

WEBINAR – Building Products for Healthy Interiors

An introduction to asthma & allergy friendly® certification for manufacturers
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March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ Join Allergy Standards Limited and SCS Global Services to learn how certifying interior building products as asthma & allergy friendly® can differentiate your company within the growing health and wellness market.

Interview With Kevin Smith, Energy Analyst

Creating a more sustainable world by improving the energy efficiency of buildings
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Kevin Smith is an associate energy analyst with Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company, which provides full-service building design and commissioning. His role includes project management, energy analysis, and energy code compliance modeling. Kevin has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a double minor in Biology and Green Engineering from Virginia Tech.

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Mohawk’s New York Showroom Achieves Two Prestigious Green Building Certifications

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NEW YORK, February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group has officially attained LEED® v4 Gold certification and WELL™ Certification at the Platinum level for its flagship showroom in New York.

How Clarus Avoids Greenwashing, and Why You Should Too With Karen Righthand of SCS Global Services

By Tyler Kern
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Consumers today are extremely conscious about what kinds of products they’re purchasing for their bodies, homes, and businesses, and with so many choices available it’s hard to know what products may be guilty of some of the “Seven Sins of Greenwashing” — otherwise known as stating a product is generally natural, green friendly, or organic, when it has undergone zero testing or certification.

Sands ECO360 Newsletter | Las Vegas Sands' Top Sustainability Moments in Q4 2018

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Through Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ award winning global sustainability program, the company has a responsibility to the planet and is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. Each quarter, Sands publishes its efforts in sustainability in the Sands ECO360 newsletter highlighting pivotal moments and milestones across its properties around the world. Sands is a leader in sustainability within the hospitality industry focusing on four key pillars: green buildings, green meetings and events, environmentally responsible operations, and stakeholder engagement.

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Through Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ award winning global sustainability program, the company has a responsibility to the planet and is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. Each quarter, Sands publishes its efforts in sustainability in the Sands ECO360 newsletter highlighting pivotal moments and milestones across its properties around the world. Sands is a leader in sustainability within the hospitality industry focusing on four key pillars: green buildings, green meetings and events, environmentally responsible operations, and stakeholder engagement.

Announcing WELL v2 Crosswalks: The Blueprint for Applying WELL Alongside Other Global Standards

By Melissa Wrolstad
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At the International WELL Building InstituteTM (IWBITM), we strive to make the WELL Building StandardTM (WELLTM) as accessible, impactful and localized as possible for global users. One of our key initiatives that sits at the heart of that goal is crosswalks. These resources are intended to identify synergies between WELL and other global building rating systems, and streamline efforts for projects seeking a dual rating by acknowledging where WELL requirements are deemed equivalent or aligned with aspects of the alternate building rating tool.

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