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Verdani Partners Becomes a Fitwel Champion, Pursues Groundbreaking Fitwel Certifications in Collaboration With Clarion Partners, LLC for Largest Impact From One Company

Six properties in New York metro area, managed by Clarion Partners and submitted by Verdani Partners, to be recognized by Fitwel as the largest-scale contribution by one company to resident health and well-being to date.
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CARLSBAD, Calif., August 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Verdani Partners, an industry leader in sustainability consulting and ESG management has become a Fitwel Champion, expanding on its commitment to improve building occupant health and productivity on a portfolio-wide scale. The sustainability firm’s new status as a Fitwel Champion comes as the result of its sustainability management for client Clarion Partners, a real estate investment company with $46.6 billion in assets under management.

GeoKrete® Geopolymer Awarded "Reduced Carbon Footprint" Certification

The infrastructure rehabilitation material demonstrates a 51% to 59% smaller carbon footprint when compared to Portland and calcium aluminate cements over the entire product lifecycle
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Quadex LLC, a division of the Vortex Companies recently announced that its GeoKrete® Geopolymer mortar has received Reduced Carbon Footprint Certification by SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized sustainability certification body. GeoKrete was evaluated for its lower overall carbon footprint as it relates to potential greenhouse gas emissions from raw material extraction through manufacturing, use and end-of-life.

Call for Entries: Keep America Beautiful 2018 National Awards Program Applications Open for Individuals and Organizations Dedicated to Transforming Public Spaces Into Beautiful Places

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August 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards program annually recognizes and honors its network of community-based affiliates and leading corporate, nonprofit and government agency partners, as well as individual volunteers across the country, for their influence and impact in championing environmentally healthy, socially connected and economically sound communities.

Sappi Recognized for Investments at Cloquet, MN Mill and Surrounding Community

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In September 2017, Sappi North America received an award from the governor’s offi ce under the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) in recognition of its investment and innovative technologies at the Cloquet Mill.

The company was recognized for its contributions to the economic vitality of local communities, and its commitment to keeping Minnesota a world-leading center of business investment and innovation.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Achieves CarbonNeutral® Company Certification

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July 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In keeping with its commitment to create a better world for tomorrow's child, the Ray C.

Gables Residential Named Multifamily Builder of the Year by the Florida Green Building Coalition

Gables Residential is a vertically integrated operating company wholly owned by Clarion Partners, LLC, a Legg Mason company.
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July 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Gables Residential continues to develop sustainable buildings often recognized by multiple levels of green certifications.  Most recently, Gables was awarded Multifamily Builder of the Year in the state of Florida by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC). Gables was not only recognized for achieving the highest of recognitions, but also for its dedication to promoting a positive environmental, social and economic impact across the country. 

Black & Veatch Among Top 10 U.S. Solar Contractors

Solar Power World rankings place company among national leaders, name Black & Veatch as top Kansas installer
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, July 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has been recognized by Solar Power World magazine for its achievements within the solar industry, earning the No. 9 spot as an overall Top Solar Contractor on the magazine's 2018 Top Solar Contractors list. The company, a leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for solar, also ranked as the No.

EPA Recognizes SC Johnson as Top User of Green Power

Company moves up on National Top 100 List
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RACINE, Wis., April 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson announced today that it is ranked No. 71 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Top 100 List of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. SC Johnson is using nearly 117 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which represents almost 63 percent of its total power needs.

College of Staten Island and Rhode Island School of Design Named Champions of RecycleMania 2018

3.6 Million Students Recycle and Compost 68.6 Million Pounds in Nation’s Premier Collegiate Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – College of Staten Island, which is a four-year, senior college of The City University of New York, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) have been named the winners of the two primary categories of the 2018 RecycleMania competition, sponsored by Rubbermaid Commercial Products®. With a recycling rate of more than 94.8 percent, College of Staten Island is the victor in the Diversion category, while RISD finished first in the Per Capita Classic category at 82.36 lbs.

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