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Sustainable Surfaces & Hero Flooring® Officially Certified LGBT Business Enterprise® by National LGBT Chamber Of Commerce

This LGBTBE® Certification Marks a First for the Flooring Industry

Las Vegas, NV — June 18, 2018: Hero Flooring® and parent company Sustainable Surfaces are proud to announce their certification as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBE®) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Division Initiative. This certification marks the first for any business in the flooring industry; a groundbreaking achievement for the Architectural and Design community. End users who support the LGBT community and wish to grow their business in the marketplace now have the option to partner with a flooring supplier and manufacturer that is a Certified LGBTBE.

“I couldn’t be more proud and honored to have received our official LGBTBE Certification this month from the NGLCC,” says Reade Palmer, President of Sustainable Surfaces and Hero Flooring.

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ANEW Names Newmark Grubb Knight Frank as First CRE Firm to Receive Highest Honor Social Sustainability® Award

Honoree Recognized for Leadership in Corporate Citizenship and Environmental Stewardship

[Pasadena, CA – October 16, 2012] Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc. (ANEW) is proud to recognize Ron Burkhardt, a leader in corporate real estate for NGKF, Los Angeles, as the recipient of this year’s Social Sustainability® Champion Award. Burkhardt is the first corporate real estate director to receive this award, issued to those passionate about bettering the workplace and who lead with a social conscience. Individuals selected advocate a call to action in their fields of expertise regarding the importance of serving non-profit organizations locally and nationally, and as stewards of the environment through efforts that mitigate climate change. This award recognizes exemplary leaders in the fields of corporate industry, corporate real estate, building, A&D, manufacturing, social service and education.

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