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Black & Veatch Salutes US Water Prize 2020 Winners

Upcoming virtual awards ceremony to honor Denver Water, Flint Community Lab, Iowa Soybean Association, Marriott International, journalist Jose A. Del Real and US Sen. Ben Cardin
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As a sponsor of the US Water Prize 2020, global water infrastructure and solutions leader Black & Veatch salutes the latest recipients of the award recognizing people and organizations advancing innovations in water management and a more sustainable water future.

ON Semiconductor Site in Vietnam Named One of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in Asia

By Fiona Nguyen, Human Resources Representative
Blog

On July 1, ON Semiconductor Binh Duong received HR Asia’s 2020 “Best Companies To Work For in Asia” award under the Vietnam Chapter. HR Asia, being the most authoritative publication for senior HR professionals, organizes this event every year to raise the bar for employee engagement and workplace excellence in Asia.  

SF6-Free MV Switchgear Using Pure Air Nominated for Top Awards

Summary: 
  • Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award
  • The company’s green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award 
  • The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air and vacuum interruption
Press Release
  • Schneider Electric's new SF6-free medium voltage switchgear is among three new products and solutions nominated for the prestigious HERMES Award
  • The company’s green and digital switching technology is also shortlisted for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Award 
  • The innovative new switching technology avoids the use of the SF6 greenhouse gas, instead using a revolutionary combination of pure air and vacuum interruption

IOC Receives Green Building Leadership Award

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

Press Release

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

EPA Recognizes LG as Green Power Leader

LG Electronics USA Makes Green Power Partnership Top 30 List for First Time
Press Release

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA has been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 30 list of the largest green power users among technology and telecommunications partners within the EPA’s Green Power Partnership.

Tetra Tech is #1 in Water for 17 Years

Using our technical expertise to achieve consistent top rankings from Engineering News-Record
Article

Tetra Tech is Leading with Science® to deliver innovative solutions for its clients’ most challenging water problems around the world. In 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranked Tetra Tech #1 in Water in its “Top 500 Design Firms” issue for the 17th year in a row. ENR also ranked Tetra Tech #4 out of 500 firms in the 2020 Design Firms list.

Alliant Energy Earns Tree Line USA Recognition from Arbor Day Foundation

Part of continued commitment to proper tree-care practices that benefit customers
Press Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has named Alliant Energy a 2020 Tree Line USA award recipient in honor of its commitment to protecting and enhancing urban trees. This is the 22nd year Alliant Energy has received distinction from Tree Line USA, a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters that recognizes utilities for their efforts.

Silver Oak Winery: World’s First Production Facility to Earn “Living Building” Certification

Sonoma winery certified to world’s most ambitious green building standard by the International Living Future Institute
Press Release

HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Silver Oak and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that the winery has become the largest certified Living Building in the world. The certification was awarded after more than five years of careful planning and construction, followed by a rigorous one-year performance audit.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Inaugural Class of Tree Campus Healthcare Facilities

Sixteen hospitals across the country are recognized for their leadership in wellness and community engagement through trees
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today recognized sixteen hospitals across the United States as the first-ever Tree Campus Healthcare facilities. The healthcare institutions earned this recognition by demonstrating a commitment to improving community wellness through tree planting, education, and community engagement.

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Community Organizations and Volunteers with National Awards at 2020 National Conference

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., February 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – More than 80 community organizations and individuals, including leaders from the Keep America Beautiful® community-based affiliate network and other partner organizations, were recognized at the Keep America Beautiful 2020 National Awards Ceremony, which took place during the recent Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Memphis, Tennessee.

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