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Scotiabank, a Leading Bank in the Americas, Recognized by CDP for Its Climate Change Efforts

Global disclosure organization scores Scotiabank higher than global financial services sector average
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TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives. The CDP, a not-for-profit charity, provides a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

CBRE #1 Real Estate Company on Fortune’s Most Admired List for Second Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) today announced that it was the top-ranked real estate company on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Company roster for the second year in a row. It is the eighth straight year that CBRE has been named a Fortune Most Admired Company.

Aflac Incorporated Marks First Appearance on 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Aflac Leads Supplemental Insurance Company in U.S. and Japan Joins 325 Companies from Around the Globe on Prestigious List
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated today announced that it is one of 325 companies across 50 industries included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). This is the first year that Aflac participated in the survey to become part of this prestigious index.

Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank, a leading bank in the Americas, today announced that it has been included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and gender equality in the workforce. This is the third year in a row that the Bank has been included in the index.

The 2020 GEI comprises 325 companies representing 42 countries and regions across 50 industries including automotive, banking, consumer services, engineering and construction, and retail.

MetLife Becomes First Life Insurance Company to Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

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NEW YORK, January 10, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first life insurance company to earn Fitwel certifications for its commitment to healthy workplaces.

Operated by the Center for Active Design, Fitwel is a joint initiative of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the General Services Administration. It is the leading global health certification system providing effective design and operational strategies to support occupant health and productivity. 

Maine University Team Awarded $250,000 Grant to Create Sustainable Food Solution

Sodexo, University of Maine Farmington and University of Maine Presque Isle Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
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FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The University of Maine Farmington (UMF), The University of Maine Presque Isle (UMPI), and Food Services Provider Sodexo was one of only six teams to win the 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award.  The $250,000 prize will go toward increasing the amount of locally sourced food on campus menus.

Vermont University Team Awarded $250,000 Grant to Create Sustainable Food Solution

Sodexo, University of Vermont and Norwich University Named Among 2019 Food Vision Prize Winners by the Henry P. Kendall Foundation
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FARMINGTON AND PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Henry P. Kendall Foundation announced the University of Vermont and Norwich University, and Food Services Provider Sodexo as a 2019 New England Food Vision Prize Award winner -- an effort to encourage college and university campuses in the region to improve the health, sustainability, and vitality of the region’s food system.

The Ray Receives Recognition and Accolades for Smart, Sustainable Highway in Georgia

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Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

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Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

CBRE Gets Edmonton Office WELL Certified

by JOC News Service
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EDMONTON, ALTA. – Commercial real estate company CBRE announced that its Edmonton office has achieved WELL Certification at the silver level for new and existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

It is the first property in Alberta to obtain the achievement. The certification is based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard which encourages employee health and wellness through the built environment.

Two National Grid Projects Selected as Energy Storage North America 2019 Innovation Award Winner

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today announced that two of its energy storage projects have been recognized as Energy Storage North America (ESNA) 2019 Innovation Award winners in the categories of microgrids and behind-the-meter projects. The projects were chosen for their innovation and leadership in energy storage, as well as a positive impact on the energy storage industry.

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