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PANDORA Wins at World-class Jewellery Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, PANDORA has been honoured at the JNA Awards – the most prestigious international awards in the jewellery industry. This year PANDORA has been awarded ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year.’ 
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The renowned JNA Awards gathered some of the industry’s shining examples to a gala event in Hong Kong. Established to recognize best practices within the jewellery and gemstone community the awards focus on promoting companies who demonstrate brilliant leadership and innovative thinking.

Ingersoll Rand Underscores Importance of Energy Efficiency at Official Climate Week NYC 2017 Event

The company also honored Grand Hyatt New York with award for outstanding commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability
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September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand® (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined international leaders from business, government and civil society at

CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for Seventh Consecutive Year

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CSX (Nasdaq: CSX) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the seventh consecutive year, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices. CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and one of only three transportation companies included on the North American index in 2017. 

Texas A&M Fair Trade University Designation Press Release

Texas A&M becomes largest university in nation to earn Fair Trade status
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This press release was originally posted on Fair Trade Campaigns.

By Elena Watts, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications

COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 14, 2017—Texas A&M is the 46th and largest university in the nation, and only the second in Texas, to earn official designation as a Fair Trade University from Fair Trade Campaigns, a national initiative that engages students in issues of global poverty.

Aflac Earns Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 7th Consecutive Year

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COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., announced today that the company has once again captured a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America List for 2017. This is the 7th consecutive year that Aflac has qualified for this prestigious honor.

MetLife Named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Company Recognized for Strong Management of Environmental, Social and Governance Issues
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NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a widely-recognized standard for corporate responsibility that tracks leading sustainability-driven companies.

Pentair and Urban Organics Honored as 2017 Agriculture Project of the Year by the WateReuse Association

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LONDON, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, and aquaponics farming innovator Urban Organics, were awarded the “2017 Agriculture Project of the Year” by the WateReuse Association at its Annual WateReuse Awards for the recently opened 87,000-square-foot indoor aquaponics farm in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Microwaves Are Latest Whirlpool Corporation Appliances to Meet AHAM Sustainability Standards

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Whirlpool Corporation has announced three microwaves that meet the newly published Sustainability Standard for Household Microwave Oven Appliances (AHAM 7007-2017) from the Association of Home Appliances Manufacturers (AHAM). This latest certification means consumers can now find Whirlpool microwave ovens – along with refrigeration and cooking appliances – that meet the AHAM Sustainability Standards.

UPS Recognized on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year

Named to DJSI North America Index for 13th Straight Year
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE: UPS) made the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the fifth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 13th straight year. The highly-regarded indices evaluate companies on their sustainability performance and positions UPS in the top 10 percent of sustainability performers among the 2,500 largest companies tracked in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

Manos al Agua is Finalist in 2017 Digital Transformation with Social Impact Awards

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August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The 2017 ANDICOM Congress of digital transformation, led by CINTEL (ICT Research and Development Center), in Cartagena, hosted the first edition of the 2017 Digital Business Transformation Awards, which recognize Colombian companies that have remarkably contributed to their organizations and society through technology.

The Manos al Agua-Intelligent Water Management Project was among the three finalists in the category of Social Impact, in which 40 projects took part. The recognition was awarded by CINTEL and WaterHouseCoopers.

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