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AECOM Recap: Why do we Celebrate Earth Day if the Earth Doesn’t Care? Perspectives from Asia (2/7)

2014 Google+ Hangout
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AECOM’s Gary Lawrence, chief sustainability officer, hosted an Earth Day Google+ Hangout featuring a panel of experts in sustainability, water and nanotechnology.

In the second of seven video highlights, AECOM’s Dr. Thomas Tang, director of sustainability, Asia, discusses the challenges resulting from rapid urbanization in Asia and his involvement in ongoing initiatives to develop more resilient communities.

Watch the perspectives from Asia discussion in AECOM's Earth Day Google+ Hangout video.

Action Teams Honored for Their Community Service Involvement


Action Teams on opposite sides of the country were honored this week for serving their communities.

The Manatee School for the Performing Arts Action Team, an active participant in the program since 2012, was recognized at the Palmetto (Fla.) town hall meeting on Monday night for adopting four local parks. Each Saturday morning during the school year, the Manatee Action Team Captains come together for three hours to help clean the local parks.

Sappi North America Selected as Finalist for the 2014 PPI Awards

Recognizes Sappi for its leadership, sustainability, safety and marketing promotion
Press Release

September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of coated fine paper, pulp and release paper, has been selected as a finalist in four categories of the paper industry's prestigious 2014 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards. These awards are the only global honors dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector.

David XL Green Scoops a hat-trick of awards

David XL Green, the world’s greenest draught system, recognised at the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2014
Press Release

Amsterdam, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – HEINEKEN is delighted to announce that David XL Green, the world’s greenest draught system, has received further industry recognition at the prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2014.  At an awards ceremony, which took place yesterday evening in London, David XL Green was named “End User of the Year – Non-Supermarket”.

Ingersoll Rand Among Top Companies in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report

Company recognized for greenhouse gas management on heels of its Climate Commitment announcement
Press Release

Swords, Ireland, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ –Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, received a significant jump in its CDP score, moving up 13 points from the previous year, with an overall score of 93 in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report.

Elsevier Honors Four New Superheroes of Nursing

Outstanding nurse professionals recognized by peers in fourth annual Superheroes of Nursing Contest
Press Release

Philadelphia, PA, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the 2014 Elsevier Superheroes of Nursing. Now in its fourth year, the program was created to honor real-life superheroes who perform outstanding work in the field of nursing.

There are four types of heroes: The Protector; The Validator; The Educator; and The Informer.

The 2014 Elsevier Superheroes of Nursing are:

Symantec Recognized as Leader for Climate Change Transparency

By Cecily Joseph, Symantec’s Vice President, Corporate Responsibility

This week, Symantec was recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) as a leader among S&P 500 companies for the depth and quality of the climate change data we disclosed through our 2014 CDP submission. This is the second year that Symantec has achieved CDP leadership status.

Samsung and the Children’s Health Fund Announce a Partnership to Expand Access to Quality Healthcare for Children Across the United States at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Two Year, $2 Million Grant, in Collaboration with Faculty at Columbia University, to Improve Pediatric Care through the Samsung Innovation Center at the Children’s Health Fund
Press Release

New York, NY, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung, the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) and faculty members from Columbia University announced this week a two year partnership to develop the Samsung Innovation Center at the Children’s Health Fund, dedicated to advancing access to, and quality of, healthcare for medically underserved children across the United States. The collaboration will remove barriers to care, develop pilot programs and improve communications among providers, specialists, care centers and parents through telehealth and other strategies.

Johnson Controls’ Action on Climate Change Highlighted by Carbon Disclosure Project

Press Release

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is being recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by environmental non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its actions to reduce carbon emissions and lessen the business risks of climate change. CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system, is announcing the achievement in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, which presents new analysis linking S&P 500 industry leaders with financial outperformance.

Safeway Awarded for Hunger Relief Efforts

A Colorado food bank thanks Safeway for ongoing support, especially during historic flooding

Community Food Share, a Feeding America food bank that serves Colorado’s Boulder and Broomfield Counties, awarded Safeway with an Access Award for our support.


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