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Mohawk Industries Takes Home 2019 American Business Awards for Groundbreaking Work in Specialty Retail and Sustainability

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CALHOUN, Ga. May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Industries recently received three 2019 American Business Awards for initiatives that embrace and put into action the company’s dedication to its specialty retail partners and its ongoing commitment to sustainability.

Also known as the Stevie Awards, the American Business Awards® is the premier business awards program in the U.S. It was created in 2002 to honor achievement in every facet of the workplace.

Mohawk was recognized in the following areas:

CR Magazine Announces 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019

Owens Corning, Intel and General Mills top 20th annual cross-industry, U.S. ranking
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NEW YORK, May 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) announced today its 20th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance amongst the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies.

Owens Corning tops the ranking, followed by Intel, General Mills, Campbell Soup and HP Inc. Twenty-seven companies are new to the ranking in 2019 including Allstate, Delta Airlines and Mondelez International. Biggest gainers include Ball Corp., CBRE, Ford and Xylem, Inc.

Tetra Tech and Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District Win the 2019 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award

Using operations research and analytics to improve sustainable sewer management in Kentucky
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Tetra Tech won the prestigious Franz Edelman Award, which recognizes the ways that operation research and analytics are improving how people live and work around the globe. This accolade, which was announced at the INFORMS gala on April 15, 2019, recognizes Tetra Tech’s partnership with the Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) in Kentucky to implement real-time control (RTC) software to manage the city’s sewer network.

Bridgestone Group Awards 2019 Recognizes the Best Global Projects

During the ceremony, the Group acknowledges the best Socially Responsible Projects
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TOKYO, May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Corporation announced the winners of the "Bridgestone Group Awards 2019" at a ceremony held on March 27, 2019.

GM Earns ‘Biggest Loser’ Recognition in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings

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DETROIT, April 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors has won the title of 2018 Biggest Loser in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings competition for its energy and water reduction efforts at three Michigan sites. Over 1,000 buildings across the state competed in the year-long energy and water reduction competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan (USGBC-WM).

Three Michigan-based GM facilities earned recognition, including:

Forbes Names CBRE One of America's Best Employers

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LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE is among America's Best Large Employers according to Forbes magazine.

America’s Best Employers were selected based on an independent survey of over 50,000 employees working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in their U.S. locations. Employees were asked to evaluate their own employers as well as other companies in their industries.

Bridgestone Group Awards 2019 Recognizes the Best Global Projects

During the ceremony, the Group acknowledges the best Socially Responsible Projects
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TOKYO, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Corporation announced the winners of the "Bridgestone Group Awards 2019" at a ceremony held on March 27, 2019.

Merck Earns 2019 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award​

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Merck is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Merck has been named a Partner of the Year for 14 years in a row, and in Sustained Excellence for 12 years. ​

Schneider Electric, Duke Energy Renewables Awarded PEER Platinum Certification for Montgomery County, Maryland PSHQ Microgrid

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  • PEER (Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal) certificate recognizes sustainable power system performance.
     
  • Recognizes project teams for assessing and developing strategies that maximize performance outcomes and savings.
     
  • System increases resilience and sustainable power at Public Safety HQ, earning Platinum certification level with 82 points.
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  • PEER (Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal) certificate recognizes sustainable power system performance.
     
  • Recognizes project teams for assessing and developing strategies that maximize performance outcomes and savings.
     
  • System increases resilience and sustainable power at Public Safety HQ, earning Platinum certification level with 82 points.

CBRE Recognized for Top Customer References, Innovation and Corporate Social Responsibility Among All Outsourcers by IAOP

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LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) today announced that the company has been recognized for sustained excellence across several categories in The Best of The Global Outsourcing 100 (GO100) by IAOP®, which has identified the “best of the best” global outsourcing firms, across all industries, from the past ten years.

CBRE was judged to be among the best firms in the following categories:

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