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Water and Pandemics

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by Alina Donets, lead portfolio manager and a Vice President with Allianz Global Investors 

Do Political Donations Really Predict Corporate Behavior?

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Goods Unite Us has spent thousands of hours vetting companies' political expenditures in federal elections. They will tell you about the donations made by the organization and its senior employees along with each company's exclusive Campaign Finance Reform Score. CSRHub measures the environmental, social and governance performance of thousands of companies by aggregating 700 sources to derive consensus ESG ratings.

A CASE Backhoe Loader Is Hard at Work in the Heart of the Andes

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Located 2,400 meters above sea level in the town of Malargüe, Mendoza province in Argentina’s mountainous Andes mountains, the new El Azufre alpine ski center, is set to become one of the area’s main tourist attractions. What’s more it will run on 100% renewable energy – and CASE Construction Equipment is helping this become a reality.

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The Future of Water: Strengthening Communities and Creating a More Resilient Economy

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by Mary Beth Postman, Deputy Direcotr of Waterkeeper Alliance 

Water is the lifeblood of our economy and our communities as well as playing a pivotal role in our health and well-being.

The Effect of COVID-19 on Operating Expenses in 2020

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It is vitally important for businesses to carefully consider the various ways COVID-19 will impact their real estate operating expenses in the foreseeable future. CBRE has compiled the following information to help pinpoint these considerations.

 

CLEANING

Landlord vendor agreements with janitorial firms contain sections for vacancy credits:

Evolving Location Strategies in the Era of COVID-19

Business Continuity and Operational Risk
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As COVID-19 continues to change lives across the globe, many employers are wondering what effects the pandemic will have on industries, jobs and the workforce over the near and long term.

Discovery Green Unveils New Grand Allée, a Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Sustainability Project

Distinctive lighting enhances park entrance and highlights the park’s commitment to sustainable design and operations
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HOUSTON, August 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, announced The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Allée, a project funded by a $300,000 grant from The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

IWBI Announces RMZ Corp as World's First to Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management

Implemented at 41 of RMZ’s properties across India, the rating is designed to help buildings and spaces confidently reopen in a post COVID-19 environment
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NEW YORK, August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that leading privately owned developer, manager, and investor of real assets RMZ is the first organization globally to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management at 41 properties across India.

Preparing for One-Planet Prosperity Is Necessary for Companies to Attain and Maintain Their Long-Term Competitive Advantage

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  • Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day 2020 (Aug 22) Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network launchan e-book to help guide businesses to build one-planet compatible business success.
  • Improving humanity’s well-being within the ecological resource budget of our planet (“one-planet prosperity”) is the framework for creating a sustainable future by design. 
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  • Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day 2020 (Aug 22) Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network launchan e-book to help guide businesses to build one-planet compatible business success.
  • Improving humanity’s well-being within the ecological resource budget of our planet (“one-planet prosperity”) is the framework for creating a sustainable future by design. 

Transform Your Properties Into Smart, Sustainable Buildings

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Smart buildings utilise a wide range of technologies and solutions to benefit users and deliver efficiencies to building managers. Providers of smart building solutions have evolved beyond traditional Building Management Systems (BMS), and property owners incorporating innovative technologies have more potential to benefit from higher commercial value. Opportunities to complement existing BMS with advanced solutions in buildings and offices are plentiful. 

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