Can I start a sentence with Because?

The sentence I have is as follows: Because of (Company Name)'s work in natural gas and it’s ever vigilant business practices in maintaining the highest level of safety as well as adhering to the strict environmental codes; Fortuna is a company that I would love to work for and be proud of what I do. Is this... show more The sentence I have is as follows:
Because of (Company Name)'s work in natural gas and it’s ever vigilant business practices in maintaining the highest level of safety as well as adhering to the strict environmental codes; Fortuna is a company that I would love to work for and be proud of what I do.

Is this sentence grammatically correct?
Update: I also think the first part might be a bit of a run on sentence. Am I right in thinking this?
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