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TransCanada’s Pend Oreille River Video Wins Bronze Telly Award!

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The votes are in and TransCanada’s Pend Oreille River Video has won a Bronze Telly Award under the Social Responsibility category!

Seattle’s Pine + Minor Apartment Building Receives LEED® for Homes Platinum Certification

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SEATTLE, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, announced that the Pine + Minor apartment building in Seattle, Washington, received a LEED® for Homes Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

The $19.4 million, 89,800 square foot urban mixed-use project includes 120 residential units, 3,000 square feet of retail space, a 28-stall parking garage, and a secure bicycle storage room.

Joanne Jaxtimer to Receive Cornerstone of Equality Award from Greater Boston PFLAG

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BOSTON, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Joanne Jaxtimer, BNY Mellon New England Regional Executive, will receive the Cornerstone of Equality award at Greater Boston PFLAG’s Pride and Passion Gala, which will be held on Thursday, April 3 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Greater Boston PFLAG gives the award to “individuals who inspire love and acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.” Jaxtimer is being honored for her commitment to equality and history of creating and supporting programs that serve socially diverse populations.

Accenture Releases 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report

Skills to Succeed initiative exceeds goal to equip more than half a million people with job skills
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NEW YORKMarch 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the publication of its 2012–2013 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Our Communities, Our Commitments,” which explores the company’s corporate citizenship goals, progress and challenges.
 

Samsung Presents the Forbes Excellence Award for Education to Aragon Burlingham, Founder of the We Teach Science Foundation

Award presented at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit
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CHICAGO, IL, March 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Samsung Electronics North America today presented the Forbes Excellence Award for Education to Aragon Burlingham, Founder and President of We Teach Science Foundation. David Steel, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics North America, presented the award at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit held in Chicago, IL, from March 26-March 28, 2014.

Johnson Controls Receives Top Honors From Toyota For Its Diversity Efforts

Automotive supplier also recognized for its launch performance
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PLYMOUTH, MICH., March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries, has been awarded top honors in multiple categories by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA).

Sappi's Laura M. Thompson, Ph. D., Honored with Printing Industries of America’s 2013 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award

Congratulations to Laura M. Thompson, Ph. D., Director, Technical Marketing and Sustainable Development, Sappi Fine Paper North America
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Congratulations to Laura M. Thompson, Ph. D., Director, Technical Marketing and Sustainable Development, Sappi Fine Paper North America, and the recipient of the 2013 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award.

Established in 1990, this award is named for environmental pioneer and researcher Dr. William D. Schaeffer, who is celebrated in the industry for his contributions to environmental issues.

RobecoSAM Includes Sanofi in “Silver Class” of its 2014 Sustainability Yearbook

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Feb. 24, 2014, /3BL Media/ - Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that RobecoSAM, which measures the performance of companies in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR), has included Sanofi for the seventh consecutive year in the 2014 Sustainability Yearbook published this month. As one of the top-scoring companies in the pharmaceutical industry, Sanofi has also received the Silver Class distinction for its excellent sustainability performance, a significant improvement over last year’s rankings.

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