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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
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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.

Mohawk Group Announces Support of ILFI and Living Future 2020 Online Conference as Luminary Sponsor

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CALHOUN, Ga. April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Group announced today that the commercial flooring manufacturer is the Luminary sponsor of the annual Living Future Conference. This year’s event, a completely virtual experience, will take place May 7–8, 2020, and be followed by six additional weeks of sessions and summits. The Living Future Conference is a game-changing platform and program created by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) for the green building movement’s most innovative leaders to come together to ideate and exchange expertise.

Investing for Health: Catalyzing Investment in Human and Social Capital

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These are certainly challenging times for both the public’s health and for the global economy. We are currently facing an unprecedented pandemic that has upended not only the financial markets, but business as usual.

Handprints Over Footprints: Combining Social Impact with Environmental Stewardship to Create Net-Positive Enterprises

Register Now for Mohawk Group’s Online CEU on April 15
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Presenter: Rami Vagal – Senior Sustainability Manager, Mohawk Group
Credits available: AIA, IDCEC

This free online CEU introduces the concept of "handprinting," and its increasing importance in the transformational movement of regenerative sustainability.

The presentation will provide an overview of footprints and handprints along with the key differentiators of the concepts. It will cover how and why sustainability cannot be truly achievable without social equity.

SCS Global Services Now Certifies Mills and Forest Product Manufacturers to SFI® Fiber Sourcing Standard

SFI Standard Recognized Internationally by PEFC
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services today announced its accreditation to perform audits under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Fiber Sourcing Standard. This standard is a leading, credible certification in North America that governs how SFI-certified organizations procure fiber from non-certified forestland.

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. 

How Mohawk is Doing More With Floors

By Eric Canan
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Discovering new Living Products with Mohawk, who continues to pioneer in the world of sustainable flooring.

CBRE Named Top 50 Company for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Matters

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LOS ANGELES, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) today announced that it has been named to the Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) list of Top 50 Best ESG Companies. CBRE is #23 and the only commercial real estate services firm on the list.

Responsible Forestry Leaders Celebrated at Greenbuild During FSC’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Baskahegan Company and UFP International, Certified by SCS Global Services, are Among Award Recipients
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ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– SCS Global Services celebrates longtime Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certificate holders Baskahegan Company and UFP International as 2019 FSC Leadership Award recipients, among 13 winners, at a ceremony during Greenbuild in Atlanta on Wednesday.

Chicago Is The Greenest City In Green Building Adoption Index For The Third Straight Year, As Green Building Certifications Reach New High Nationally

Inaugural Multifamily Green Building Adoption Index shows trend expanding to new sector, with Denver in the lead
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LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Chicago’s office market was named the greenest in the U.S.

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