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Expanding the Vision for Funding Water Projects

Refining the national approach to funding water infrastructure projects
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Trevor Clements, Tetra Tech’s Mid Atlantic regional manager for Integrated Water Management, spoke to the North Carolina State Water Infrastructure Authority, the independent body with primary responsibility for awarding both federal and state funding, on the topic of One Water and its relationship to infrastructure funding on December 13, 2017. In this post, he shares his perspective on how communities can make the best use of limited water infrastructure funding. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., February 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Corporate social responsibility and sustainability reporting is growing globally yet many brands continue to suffer from a lack of awareness among key stakeholders about their organisations’ many environmental, social and governance (ESG) successes.

AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Wind Farms in Oklahoma and Texas to Provide 520 MW of Renewable Energy
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AT&T will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals constitute one of the largest corporate renewable energy purchases in the U.S.* It’s also a key component of our goal to develop and leverage technology solutions that enable carbon savings 10 times the footprint of our operations by 2025.

The Life of a Modern Cowboy

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Zachary Jones is a rancher. But he’s no lone ranger.   

In fact, people are at the center of his job. He’s even earned the nickname “push-button man” from his two young daughters. He’s often on his phone, email or Skype.  

Schneider Electric Announces an Agreement to Build a Microgrid With an Investment of $4.5 Million

How renewable energy can be reliable to power supply during extreme weather conditions
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The recent wave of hurricanes in the US -- Harvey, Irma & Sandy -- have offered municipalities a reminder of the importance of installing assets that can provide resilient power in critical facilities. The need of the hour is to install advanced microgrids equipped with the latest technology that can perform on multiple levels during these extreme weather conditions and grid outages. Microgrids were chosen as one of the options to provide necessary resilience during inclement weather in the recent US Department of Energy’s 2017 Grid Reliability Study.

National Geographic Hosts ‘Evening of Exploration’ Gala in London, Highlighting Commitment to Exploration in Europe and Africa

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National Geographic recently hosted an “Evening of Exploration” at the Natural History Museum in London, the biggest event the organization has ever held in Europe. The gala was an opportunity to celebrate National Geographic’s 130 years of groundbreaking storytelling with National Geographic Explorers, National Geographic leaders, and luminaries from across Europe and Africa.

Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 35,800 Hours in 2017

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, logged more than 35,800 volunteer hours in 2017, participating in activities aimed at providing and protecting safe water resources in communities and educating people about water issues.

CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge Speaking at CSR 4.0

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CSRHub CEO and Co-Founder Cynthia Figge will be moderating a panel at Skytop Strategies CSR 4.0 conference, in San Francisco on March 1st. The panel will be discussing The Power of Disruption: How CSR Can Affect Company Brand Value.CSR 4.0 presents the evolution of corporate social responsibility from its initial shared value paradigm to its current form. The program will track the growth of CSR as a sector, examine the multi-dimensional ways that CSR programs are implemented in corporations today, and present cutting-edge ideas that will shape the future of CSR as an industry.

Finalized Agenda for the Responsible Business Summit New York 2018 Is Released

The confirmed agenda for Ethical Corporation’s 6th Responsible Business Summit New York has just been released.
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February 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The sessions and timings have now been finalized for next month’s Responsible Business Summit New York (March 26-27), which will feature over 70 CEOs and senior executive speakers leading transformational change. To see the full event agenda you can click here http://events.ethicalcorp.com/rbs-ny/conference-agenda.php

Our newly confirmed speakers include:

Maya van Rossum and the Green Amendment Movement

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When the crafters of the Declaration of Independence affirmed "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" as inalienable rights, they could not have known that private industry practices like fracking would one day pose grave dangers to the holders of those rights. Our guest today on Sea Change Radio, Maya van Rossum, asserts not only that protection from these dangers should be understood as inalienable, but that environmental protections should be explicitly named in our constitution.

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