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Creating a Better World, Leading With Science

Applying science to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients
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From the first rudimentary coastal wave impact studies more than 50 years ago to the extreme weather effects data-driven modeling of today, Tetra Tech has led with science.

We take fundamental science—like shoreline physics, aquatic pollutant tipping points, and water and waste remediation chemistry—and turn it into actionable, applied solutions for our clients. Tetra Tech’s physical, chemical, biological, social, and data scientists provide the applied science that makes our civic, engineering, and technological solutions work worldwide every day.

Expert Interview With Scott Ceasar, Sustainable Design Expert

Designing low-impact buildings that last
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Scott R. Ceasar is a Principal at Cosentini Associates, A Tetra Tech Company, and the Director of Sustainable Design. He promotes sustainable design practices in the building industry and within the firm, focusing on creating systems that are energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and ensure occupant comfort.

Supporting and Elevating Talent Around the World

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This post was guest-written by Juliana Rotich, a consultant at Novato Africa, technologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. She is the co-founder of BRCK Inc, a hardware and services technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya, and Ushahidi, a non-profit tech company, which specializes in developing free and open source software for changing how information flows in the world.

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This post was guest-written by Juliana Rotich, a consultant at Novato Africa, technologist, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. She is the co-founder of BRCK Inc, a hardware and services technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya, and Ushahidi, a non-profit tech company, which specializes in developing free and open source software for changing how information flows in the world.

Salesforce.org, From Corporate Philanthropy to Social Enterprise

By Leon Kaye
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For 18 years, Salesforce.org has been central to the customer relationship management (CRM) and cloud computing giant’s culture. The company has long touted what it describes its technology as a powerful equalizer that provides access to data and knowledge to NGOs and educational institutions.

#CiscoChat Recap: Leveraging Technology to Accelerate Social Entrepreneurship

by Cristina McGlew Castro, Strategist, CSR Strategy & Global Problem Solving 1B
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Last week, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) hosted a #CiscoChat on its Twitter page around social entrepreneurship; specifically, we looked at how organizations, companies, and individuals can leverage technology to accelerate social change.

As a strategist on CSR’s Strategy and Global Problem Solving, 1B team, I joined three featured participants during the hour-long discussion:

Barclays Accelerator: 0 to 100 in Three Years

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As Barclays’ global fintech programme, the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, celebrates the graduation of its 100th company, we talk to three Barclays leaders about partnering with the disruptors – and helping define the future of finance.

Barclays’ Annual Technology and Futures Conference: The Age of Connection

Barclays’ Annual Technology and Futures Conference Gets to Grips with “New Age of Connection."
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Hundreds of decision-makers and innovators from the finance and technology sectors and beyond have gathered in London for the Barclays New Frontiers conference to consider what Barclays Group CEO Jes Staley called “the new age of connection”.

The assembly was the latest incarnation of Barclays’ long-running “Digital Conference”, now renamed to reflect that innovation stretches beyond the boundaries of technology. “We wanted to ensure the thinking and ideas we surface today were not constrained in any way – including by the title,” said Staley.

UPS And NYSERDA To Convert UPS Diesel Delivery Trucks In NYC To Electric

UPS to Work with Unique Electric Solutions to Bring Electric Vehicle Production to the Bronx; Supports Governor Cuomo’s Clean Energy Goals to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 40 Percent by 2030
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ATLANTA, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric. UPS and Unique Electric Solutions LLC (UES LLC) will design, build, test and make the conversions. The project supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s aggressive goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030 by replacing diesel vehicles with clean technology.

below50 Goes Global: Regional Hubs Established Across Three Continents to Grow the Market for Low-carbon Fuels

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BONN, Germany, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced a major expansion of its below50 project, designed to rapidly grow the market for the world’s most sustainable fuels.

As part of this expansion, new hubs will begin operating across three continents: Australia, North America and South America. 

Examining the Value of Traditional Campus Services in an Increasingly Technology-Centric World

By: Jim Jenkins
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Technology has had a dramatic and undeniable impact on almost every facet of modern life, and higher education is no exception. From how lectures and course materials are delivered to the immense wealth of learning resources that are available from anywhere at any time, technology has enabled greater access to education than ever before.

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