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Finalists Named in $10 Million Race Against Toxic Algae

“Our best hope” to solve the algae crisis that threatens waterways worldwide
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TORONTO, Ontario, October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – After more than two years of testing their technologies in laboratories and in the Lake Simcoe watershed, the four finalists in The George Barley Water Prize – a $10 million incentive award to find a new technology capable of removing phosphorus from water supplies – were announced today at the Epic Hall of the Toronto Reference Library.

“These finalists represent our best hope for solving the algae crisis that is choking waterways worldwide,” said Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, which is hosting the competition.

Register for Social Return on Investment (SROI) Accreditation Training!

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October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - To register for SROI Accreditation, or to learn about other training opportunities, contact: mary@simpactsg.com

SOCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT (SROI) ACCREDITATION TRAINING

Toronto - November 6-7th, 2018

Register for Social Return on Investment (SROI) Accreditation Training with Jeremy Nicholls, Founder of Social Value UK and Social Value International, November 6-7th, 2018 in Toronto!

Aramark Volunteers in Toronto Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Aramark celebrates 10-years of helping underserved communities and the five year anniversary of the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day
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TORONTO, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  More than 100 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members volunteered their time at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, to bring health and wellness education to community members. These volunteers join more than 12,000 Aramark team members, in 15 counties, who are also volunteering at 400 service projects across the globe, during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

United Way Greater Toronto Launches $110 Million Fundraising Campaign

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The United Way Greater Toronto has launched its most ambitious fundraising campaign ever.

The organization that serves Toronto, and York and Peel regions is embarking on a $110 million fundraising campaign, it announced at its launch event at Scotiabank in Toronto Monday, Sept. 17.

Funds raised in this campaign will support the fight against poverty through a network of agencies that help people when and where they need it the most.

This year's campaign chair is Scotiabank president and CEO Brian Porter.

Technology and Health Converge in Toronto

by Angela Spangler
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Toronto Today

Toronto has firmly established itself as one of the most desirable modern cities in North America to live in and it’s clear to see why. As the city experiences a renaissance and booming real estate market, it has placed technology and health at the forefront.

Social Value Canada Announces Dates for SROI (Social Return on Investment) Training

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CALGARY, Canada, May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - May 30-31, 2018 in Calgary and June 13-14, 2018 in Toronto, join Social Value Canada for SROI Accreditation training. The course is a requirement for all individuals seeking accreditation by the SROI International Network.

CBRE Awarded WELL Certification Across its Three Toronto Offices, Now Has the Most WELL Certified Spaces in the World

CBRE champions the adoption of workplace wellness in office design with a total of six offices certified and an additional three registered
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TORONTO, April 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CBRE announces its three Toronto offices have simultaneously achieved WELL Certification at the silver level for New and Existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). Awarded based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™), the world’s first building standard to focus on enhancing employees’ health and wellness through the built environment, CBRE is pioneering wellness in workplace design with the most WELL Certified office spaces of any company across the globe.

Not Your Average IT Work Day

A Cisco Networking Academy Success Story
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The Pan American Games are a big event: 31 sporting venues, 364 medal events, 7,000 athletes, 1 million tickets sold, 650 hours of online coverage, and 23,000 volunteers. To connect the games to the world, technology-sponsor Cisco tapped local Cisco Networking Academies to build the technology to power the game.

Planning a Massive Network

WELL Story: Fitness at MNP Tower

by Madeleine Evans
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Walking past the Vancouver waterfront, you may notice a striking building. This past year, MNP Tower achieved both LEED and WELL certification at the gold level. To achieve certification, the building owner, Oxford Properties, has implemented an array of innovative strategies to help improve the health and wellness of people who work at and visit MNP Tower. What we find particularly unique about MNP Tower is how the building embraces WELL’s Fitness concept.

Sharing Economy Thrives in Toronto, Reflects Success of Library of Things Movement

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With four locations and a variety of workshops and community events, the Toronto Tool Library is a pioneer of the lending and sharing movement. In April 2016, the Toronto Tool Library team raised the bar again when they launched the Sharing Depot, Canada’s first Library of Things, where members can borrow sporting goods, board games, camping equipment, children’s toys and party supplies for $50-$100 per year.

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