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The Nam Hai Cooking Academy at Four Seasons Resort the Nam Hai Dishes Up New Culinary Talent
TORONTO, Canada, Aug. 20 -- Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts issued the following news release:

The Nam Hai Cooking Academy is bursting this summer with a range of fresh features inspired by the new Chef of the Cooking Academy Huynh Van Hien. From exciting recipe additions and new excursions to an expanded range of ingredients home grown in the Resort's on-site herb and vegetable farm, the Cooking Academy at Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An offers an immersive culinary experience designed to inspire and educate.

In his own words, Chef Hien "lives, breathes and sleeps cooking." Growing up ... Show Full Article

Johnson Controls Data Centers Solutions Awarded Sustainability Product of the Year by The Business Intelligence Group
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, Aug. 20 -- Johnson Controls, a producers of automotive parts such as batteries and electronics and HVAC equipment for buildings, issued the following news release:

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- Johnson Controls YORK Mission Critical Direct Evaporative Cooling Air Handling Units Recognized As a Leading Sustainability Product for Data Centers

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Johnson Controls today announced the YORK(R) Mission Critical Direct Evaporative Cooling Air Handling Unit has been named Sustainability Product of the Year in the business services industry by The Business Intelligence Group in the 2019 Sustainability ... Show Full Article

Greenberg Traurig: David Freylikhman Recognized As a 2019 NJBIZ 40 Under 40 Winner
FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey, Aug. 20 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release:

David Freylikhman, a shareholder in the New Jersey office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been recognized as one of NJBIZ's "40 Under 40" winners. According to NJBIZ's website, the award honors "movers and shakers making their mark in New Jersey business." The winners, who will be celebrated at an award ceremony on Sept. 18 at iPlay America in Freehold, NJ, include high achievers from a variety of industries.

"This recognition is indicative of David's exceptional talent as a lawyer ... Show Full Article

EVERFI Expands Leadership Team With New Role Dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 -- EVERFI, an education technology company that works with learners of all ages, issued the following news release:

EVERFI Inc., the leading social impact education innovator, today announced the appointment of Jesse Bridges as Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). In this capacity, she will serve as lead subject matter expert on DEI, expanding EVERFI's thought leadership across the company's corporate, financial, higher education, and K-12 networks. Jesse will also serve on EVERFI's leadership team, fostering inclusive excellence within the company. ... Show Full Article

Capital One Survey Findings Emphasize the Need for Adaptability in Workplace Design
MCLEAN, Virginia, Aug. 20 -- Capital One, a financial holding company, issued the following news release:

For the third year in a row, Capital One surveyed full-time office professionals for their thoughts and attitudes towards workplace design and experience, and how those elements impact their productivity, ability to collaborate, and overall well-being. The 2019 Work Environment Survey found that employees deeply value flexibility and adaptability when it comes to their work spaces and schedules, and that top talent are increasingly expecting employers to foster and encourage mental and physical ... Show Full Article

Barnes & Noble Named # 1 Most Reputable Retailer in America for Second Year in a Row
LYNDHURST, New Jersey, Aug. 20 -- Barnes and Noble, a retailer of content, digital media and educational products, issued the following news release:

Barnes & Noble, Inc. the world's largest retail bookseller, was today named the # 1 Most Reputable Retailer in America by Reputation Institute (RI), a global technology-driven provider of reputation measurement and management services, in their annual US Retail RepTrak(R) study. This is the second year in a row that Barnes & Noble has earned the #1 spot in the nationwide study.

"Barnes & Noble is proud to be named the #1 most reputable retailer ... Show Full Article

American Family Life Insurance Company in Ward Group's Top 50 for Twelfth Consecutive Year
MADISON, Wisconsin, Aug. 20 -- American Family Insurance issued the following news release:

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- Ward Group Designation Affirms Financial Strength and Stability.

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American Family Life Insurance Company (AFLIC) has been recognized by Ward Group as one of the nation's top 50 performing life/health insurance companies for the twelfth straight year.

Ward Group is a consulting firm that helps insurance companies optimize performance and improve profitability by providing operational and compensation benchmarking and best-practices.

Each year, Ward Group analyzes the financial performance ... Show Full Article