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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.

CCLA’s Helen Wildsmith Awarded 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for Her Leadership on Sustainability

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March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Pioneering advocate for responsible investment and climate action Helen Wildsmith has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for Building Sustainability into the Capital Markets, the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres and the investment firm Trillium Asset Management, announced today.

WYG, A Tetra Tech Company, Wins Company’s 2019 Community Service Achievement Award for Work With Invictus UK

Supporting a sport recovery program for wounded, injured, and sick servicemen and women
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $2500 Grant to University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute, Honoring Wendell Hadden, winner of the 2020 Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award

Interface Matches the Grant, Bringing it to $5000
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Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP).  Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

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Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP).  Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

Tetra Tech’s USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership Team Wins Company’s 2019 Technical Achievement Award

Combatting illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing across Southeast Asia
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.

HP Inc. Recognized as Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR 2020

Company continues mission to provide the most sustainable PC portfolio in the world
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PALO ALTO, Calif., March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — HP Inc. announced it has been recognized with the “Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® 2020” designation for 30 consumer and commercial displays. The designation demonstrates the company’s commitment to driving a more sustainable ecosystem across the Personal Systems portfolio. 

Products that are recognized as the “Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® 2020” prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting rigorous energy efficiency performance levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

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. 

CBRE Group, Inc. Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for Seventh Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) has been recognized as one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. This is the seventh year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition.

CBRE Group, Inc. Named Top Real Estate Brand in Lipsey Survey for 19th Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2020 / 3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) has been named the top global brand in commercial real estate by The Lipsey Company. This is the 19th year in a row CBRE has achieved this recognition. CBRE’s development services subsidiary, Trammell Crow Company, was the top-ranked development company for the third consecutive year.

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

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