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MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certification for 45 million square feet of property. Green Globes benchmarks and documents commitment to environmental efficiency practices
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The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce that MGM Resorts International has earned Four Green Globes® certifications for 26 retrofit building projects at various MGM Resorts’ Las Vegas properties. More than 45 million square feet of hotels, casinos, convention centers and resort campus spaces were retrofit to save energy and water, improve the indoor environment for guests and staff, reduce emissions and resource waste, and employ environmental management methods. 

Timberland Kicks Off 25 Days of Service Challenge with Volunteer Fair

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today kicked off its 25 Days of Service Challenge, aiming to drive incremental service engagement among employees over 25 business days. The Challenge comes as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the brand’s award-winning Path of Service™ program. Launched in 1992, the Path of Service™ program offers employees up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in their communities.

Second Year of Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants Awarded

Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where they're needed most
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He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young people in Nepal obtain better access to technology and computer science education.

Jenn Michaels, MGM Resorts International Senior Vice President of Public Relations, Recognized as “Outstanding Woman in Hospitality”

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June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Jenn Michaels, Senior Vice President of Public Relations for MGM Resorts International, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Woman in Hospitality by Women in Travel and Tourism International (witti). Announced earlier this month, the awards are the first of their kind in which women are honoring their peers for outstanding contributions to the travel and tourism industry. 

Final Days to Nominate Environmental Volunteers for Cox and The Trust for Public Land’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program in Louisiana

Call for nominations deadline approaching; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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Louisiana, June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ — At the beginning of June, Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, launched Louisiana’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Sands Cares Honored as Corporate Partner of the Year

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Communities in Schools of Nevada (CIS) recently honored Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands’ corporate giving program, as the Corporate Partners of the Year.  Since 2012, Las Vegas Sands and Sands Cares have donated over $270,000 to CIS and in 2017, Sands Cares

Republic Services of Huntington Beach Sponsors Surfing Circle of Honor, Setting Guinness World Record for Largest Paddle-Out

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Republic Services of Huntington Beach partnered with Surf City and the International Surfing Museum this week to set the Guinness World Record for the largest paddle-out at the Huntington Beach pier. More than 525 local surfers participated, including local elected officials, community leaders, businesses and residents of all ages. Local Republic Services division manager, Paxton Bowman and his daughter participated in the paddle-out to become World Record holders. Surfers paddled into the Pacific and joined hands to make a large circle known as the “surfing circle of honor” to celebrate th

HPE Awarded for Innovation and Corporate Citizenship

HPE Wins Global Grand Prize for Innovation and Honored By Civic 50 for Community-Mindedness
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This week, HPE took home two awards that recognized the company’s innovative initiatives and its ongoing efforts in the community. On Monday, HPE won the Global Grand Prize for Innovation at the ISPIM Innovation Conference in Vienna for the Living Progress Challenge, and on Wednesday, Civic 50 announced that HPE is on its list of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States.

Cox Enterprises Announces Recipients of the Jim Kennedy Scholarship Fund

Fund supports higher education for children of Cox employees
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ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Cox Enterprises announced today the Jim Kennedy Scholarship Fund recipients. The fund supports children of Cox employees and annually awards ten, $10,000 scholarships.

The scholarship is renewable for up to three additional academic years – reaching a total value of $40,000 – provided the student meets the established criteria.

Points of Light Names Comcast NBCUniversal One of America's Most Community-Minded Companies

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For the fourth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to “The Civic 50,” which recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation, by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

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