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Scheller College of Business Named a Top Three U.S. School in the Corporate Knights 2019 Better World MBA Ranking

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Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business continues to be recognized as a leader in sustainability education in business. In the 17th annual Better World MBA Ranking, released by Corporate Knights on November 8, 2019, Scheller College is ranked #3 in the United States and #9 globally.

UPS Honored as One of America’s Most Just Companies by Forbes and Just Capital

Named to Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year
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ATLANTA, November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/  UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment.

GM Leads the Automotive Industry as One of America’s Most JUST Companies

GM recognized for creating quality jobs in the U.S., promoting a transparent and supportive workforce culture and fostering safe workplaces
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DETROIT, November 12, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Today, General Motors was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2020 according to Forbes and JUST Capital. The list of America’s Most JUST Companies honors U.S. corporations like GM that outperform their peers in the Russell 1000 on the priorities of the American people.

Beijing 2022 Receives International Sustainable Event Certification

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The organising committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.

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The organising committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.

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.

Edward Jones Wins 2019 Money Management Institute/Barron’s Industry Award for Inclusion

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ST. LOUIS, November 4, 2019 - Edward Jones won the Inclusion category at the 2019 Money Management Institute (MMI)/Barron’s Industry Awards at MMI’s 2019 Annual Conference on Oct. 15 in Atlanta. The awards, which recognize innovation and leadership in the investment advisory industry, honored the financial-services firm for its Inclusion & Diversity Mentoring Program, a home-office program that fosters mentoring relationships, encourages relationship building, and helps associates maximize their potential in an inclusive business environment.

Legg Mason Redefines Its Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, Releases 2019 CSR Report

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BALTIMORE, November 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ -  Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) has redefined its approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) by focusing on six dimensions that are central to the company’s mission of Investing to Improve Lives™

"We have long recognized that CSR plays a vital role in our mission. Today’s announcement signifies our focus on six areas in which we believe we can build momentum and make a meaningful difference,” said Joseph A. Sullivan, Chairman and CEO of Legg Mason.

Legg Mason recognizes six dimensions of CSR:

IOC and Dow Reward 10 International Sports Federations for Tangible Climate Action

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LAUSANNE, 30 October 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow rewarded 10 International Sports Federations (IFs) for taking concrete action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
 
As part of the reward, carbon offsets will be offered to the IFs to compensate their unavoidable 2019 emissions. 
 

CBRE Named One of America's Best Employers for New Graduates by Forbes

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LOS ANGELES, October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. was named one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates on a list recently released by Forbes. CBRE is recognized for creating an ideal environment and opening doors for new graduates.

LG Recognized as Industry Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

LG Electronics Leadership Distinguished Through Various Major Sustainability and CSR Assessments
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been named “Industry Leader,” the highest designation by the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the second year in a row. This top 2019 ranking in the highly competitive consumer electronics category follows LG’s track record as the Industry Leader in Consumer Electronics last year and four consecutive years (2014-17) as DJSI Industry Group Leader in Consumer Durables.  

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