CHICAGO, June 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — As part of Mohawk Group’s ongoing commitment to leave more handprints than footprints, the leader in commercial flooring joined Groundswell, Elevate Energy and other partners in south Chicago today for the unveiling of a new smartflower™ solar system. The smartflower, located at The Renaissance Collaborative (TRC) in the Bronzeville community, officially launches an innovative solar energy partnership that includes the installation of 10 units across the U.S. over the course of three years.
Sun Club shines a light on $1.3 million in sustainability partnerships in four states
HOUSTON, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is charging up and setting out on a cross-country trip to celebrate the completion of its nine new projects. The nonprofit organization will be unveiling $1.3 million in innovative sustainability-related donations to nine nonprofits located across Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.
In today’s digital economy, a new breed of buildings is emerging. As a key ingredient in expanding urban landscapes, buildings of all types are undergoing a major technological shift toward greater efficiency and sustainability, driven by connected technologies, big data and analytics.
Wells Fargo’s new Financial Capability Grant program will help two nonprofits provide financial empowerment programs to the residents in several communities.
Toncé Jackson was at a low point four years ago. In Chicago’s Cook County Jail for a fourth time, she was struggling with substance abuse, had no job, a limited education, terrible credit, and was burdened with debt — she didn’t even have a bank account. Caught in a painful cycle that was destroying her family, she resolved to change.
“I wanted to start my life over,” said Jackson. “I just needed a little help with my beginning.”
Assisting the Chicago Parks District to create an eco-recreation destination in the Midwest
The Tetra Tech-supported Chicago Park District (CPD) Big Marsh redevelopment project received a 2017 Phoenix Award for outstanding achievement in brownfield redevelopment at the National Brownfields Conference in December. The Phoenix Awards honor innovative projects that solve critical environmental problems and transform abandoned properties into productive sites.
This season, bank volunteers fit 10,000 students with warm jackets at 11 local schools
CHICAGO, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) volunteers will surpass the 50,000 mark this week in the bank’s eighth-consecutive year of delivering winter coats to Chicago students across the city. Children at 11 schools will receive free outerwear ahead of frigid winter temperatures.
CBRE recently opened its new Workplace360 office in Oak Brook. This video, a first in a three-part series, highlights the journey of how we consolidated multiple offices into a more efficient and cutting-edge space.
Meet Rita Figueroa. Rita is a retired professional boxer from Chicago, and is currently a service manager in AT&T customer relations. But what makes Rita so extraordinary is the more than 500 hours she spent last year volunteering her time to coach at-risk youth.
Green Building Adoption Index shows more “green” in cities with benchmarking laws
LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - After placing second last year, the Chicago market claimed the top spot with 66% of its space qualified as green certified according to the fourth annual Green Building Adoption Index study by CBRE and Maastricht University. San Francisco slipped to second, while Atlanta, Houston and Minneapolis again claimed spots in the top 5 in the 2017 report. “Green” office buildings in the U.S. are defined as those that hold either an EPA ENERGY STAR label, USGBC LEED certification or both.