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Tetra Tech’s 2017 Year in Review

Leading with Science® to provide innovative water, environmental, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development solutions
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Our employees are the foundation of our business, bringing their unique skills and expertise to our clients’ most challenging projects around the world.

Our 2017 Year in Review video shows Tetra Tech from our employees’ perspectives, as they lead with science to create and implement innovative solutions for water, environmental, energy, infrastructure, resource management, and international development projects. This video also highlights some of the outreach activities through which our employees give back to their local communities.

Funding, Preparation and Culture Keys to Securing Critical Infrastructure and Systems

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In Washington, D.C., the Trump administration’s focus on infrastructure investment has gained growing attention in the energy sector and intensified dialogue about how these assets are protected from both cyber and physical attack. To get a better sense of the risk environment, the administration issued an executive order in May mandating an assessment of the country’s resilience against cyber attacks.

Tetra Tech Helps Provide a Solar-powered Water Supply System

Harnessing the power of the sun to provide clean water to the residents of Mapinduzi, Tanzania
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Tetra Tech has been a longtime supporter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), helping communities around the world meet their basic human needs. Tetra Tech partnered with the EWB Boston Professional Chapter to help bring clean, reliable water to the 4,000 residents of Mapinduzi, Tanzania. Tetra Tech supported the project through its 2016 Charity of the Year employee giving campaign, which raised funds for system installation in 2017.

Schneider Electric Is Committed to Using 100% Renewable Electricity Across Its Global Operations by 2030

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Here, Xavier Houot, SVP Global Safety, Environment, Real Estate, explains why the company is taking a dual approach to energy through RE100 and EP100. 

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Here, Xavier Houot, SVP Global Safety, Environment, Real Estate, explains why the company is taking a dual approach to energy through RE100 and EP100. 

Four Mutual Fund Giants Begin to Address Climate Change Risks in Proxy Votes: How About Your Funds?

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Nearly all climate scientists and every government on earth (except for one) agree that society faces profound risks from human-induced climate change. Does your mutual fund company, investment manager, or 401(k) manager agree that the risks are serious and extend to companies in their portfolios?   

10 Sustainability Stories From GM in 2017

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For General Motors, 2017 was a year of both long-term aspirations and short-term progress. The company declared its vision of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. Transformative mobility developments took place in areas such as connectivity, car- and ridesharing, and electric and autonomous vehicles – keys, it believes, to unlocking a more sustainable future.

How Individuals Move the Needle by Buying on Voluntary Carbon Markets

By Jim Witkin
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Global carbon dioxide emissions are projected to reach record highs in 2017 and again in 2018, according to estimates by the Global Carbon Project. This comes after a three-year period where emissions remained flat, which many scientists had hoped signaled a peak in climate warming emissions.

This is very bad news for those who want to reverse this trend and limit the long-term impacts of climate change.

So now what?

Addressing the Cost of Home Heating for Working Families

By Jan Lee
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This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process. 

Consumers Energy Named “Business Customer Champion” by Market Strategies International

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Consumers Energy has been named a “Business Customer Champion” in an independent national survey of energy providers.

Market Strategies International recognized Consumers Energy as one of 18 energy providers in its Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™: Business, a Cogent Reports™ study. The study measures engaged customer relationships by surveying business customers of energy providers on brand trust, product experience and service satisfaction.

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CSR IN CLEAN ENERGY: What are India’s top companies up to?
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Approximately 300 million people in India are estimated to lack access to energy with an even higher number experiencing intermittent access. Since a majority of the population resides in rural areas, energy access acquires strategic importance for poverty reduction, quality of human capital, livelihood opportunities, inclusive economic development and social justice.

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