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Kimberly-Clark Recognized for Energy and Climate Leadership

Two U.S. awards underscore Kimberly-Clark’s progress toward its Sustainability 2022 energy and climate goals
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DALLAS, March 1, 2018 – Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced it has won a 2018 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in the Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting) category, the company’s second Climate Leadership Award in two years.

Bon Air Elementary Crowned First Repeat Recycle-Bowl Champion

Kokomo, Indiana, School Victorious in Nation’s Leading K-12 Recycling Competition; Beats Out More Than 1,000 Schools for National Championship
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STAMFORD, Conn., February 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary, in Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the first repeat national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.

NAMI Recognizes Smithfield Foods' Facilities for Environmental and Safety Achievements

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SMITHFIELD, Va., February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) recognized 43 of the company's U.S. facilities and hog operations for environmental achievements, as well as 24 company locations for workplace safety accomplishments. NAMI, the oldest and largest trade association representing meat packers and processors, presented the awards earlier this week at its Worker Safety and Environmental Recognition Awards program in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tetra Tech Receives Environmental Business Journal Industry Award

Delivering record financial performance based on contract wins across the water, infrastructure, and energy sectors
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In January 2018, Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with an award for Business Achievement: Large Firms. EBI Inc. will present the annual EBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its Environmental Industry Summit XVI in San Diego, California, on March 21, 2018. The Environmental Industry Summit is an annual three-day event hosted by EBI, Inc. and 2020 Environmental Group.

GM Named to CDP Supplier Water A List

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Water management is core to making GM’s global operations more efficient. It includes working towards the goal of reducing water intensity by 15 percent by 2020, from a 2010 baseline. It also includes improving supply chain engagement in water use globally.

In the recent study by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform, GM was awarded a position on the Supplier Water A List, in recognition of its actions to address environmental issues.

EDIE Sustainability Awards 2018

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Last week the team went to the EDIE Sustainability Awards 2018.  We were proud to be a finalist for the employee engagement and behavioural change category for our Sustainable September campaign.  Unfortunately we lost out to Virgin Atlantic Airways (Congratulations to them!) but we are still very proud of the recognition and excited to continue in our progress towards our 2025 Sustainability goals as a corporation! Sharene Katsoulas,

Environmental Remediation Project Earns EPA Honors

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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Wastewater Management for the National Vulcanized Fibre (NVF) Yorklyn Site Wetland Project in Yorklyn, Delaware.

Tetra Tech-Supported Clean Trucks Program Recognized for Improving Quality of Life in New York

Reducing harmful diesel emissions to decrease air pollution and create healthier neighborhoods in the Hunts Point area of the South Bronx
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Tetra Tech is helping reduce harmful diesel emissions in the Hunts Point and Port Morris communities of the South Bronx through an award-winning grant incentive program to replace older diesel trucks with new diesel and alternative-fueled, emission-compliant trucks.

Tetra Tech-Supported Project Wins Phoenix Award of Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment

Assisting the Chicago Parks District to create an eco-recreation destination in the Midwest
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The Tetra Tech-supported Chicago Park District (CPD) Big Marsh redevelopment project received a 2017 Phoenix Award for outstanding achievement in brownfield redevelopment at the National Brownfields Conference in December. The Phoenix Awards honor innovative projects that solve critical environmental problems and transform abandoned properties into productive sites.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Winners of “How Will You…End Littering?” Video Contest

Two High School Students Receive National Award in Video Contest Focusing on Litter Prevention
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, announced the national Grand Prize Winners of its “How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest, which was open to high school students from grades 9-12.

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