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#TtInspires: Michael Thatcher, Civil Engineering Group Leader and Project Manager

Implementing sustainable civil and environmental engineering practices through thoughtful solutions
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Michael Thatcher is a civil engineering group leader and project manager with Tetra Tech’s Resilient & Sustainable Infrastructure Division. He joined Tetra Tech in 2012 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, before transferring to Orlando, Florida, in 2016. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Hartford. He also is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, a certified Construction Documents Technologist, and an Envision Sustainability Professional.

Reusable and Tough: Otter Products Offshoot, Liviri, Taps FedEx to Get Fresh Food, Wine to Your Door

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Dropping a smartphone can be a costly accident.

That’s how Otter Products made a name for itself, by protecting all the precious digital lifelines we rely on in a case that can stand up to major malpractice. That same thinking of protection led the same team that created Otterbox smartphone cases to launch an entirely new brand called Liviri. Except this group’s aim is to protect perishable food, wine and other temperature-controlled shipments not just from physical damage but from spoiling, too. And most importantly, they’re doing it sustainably.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Republic Services, Inc. Releases Inaugural Report Aligned With Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Company first in its industry to comprehensively report risks and opportunities through investor-driven framework
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PHOENIX, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today released the Company's inaugural climate disclosure report aligned with recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The report, which identifies the Company's climate-related risks and opportunities, is the industry's first comprehensive TCFD reporting and represents Republic's commitment to environmental leadership and sustainability.

WSP USA to Help Deliver Landmark Confluence-1 Fiberoptic System

Ultra-high capacity undersea telecommunications network the first to link critical communications hubs along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard between New York and Miami.
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NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services firm, to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

Mohawk Group's Waterways Project Begins National Tour, Moving Design Forward Through Health and Wellbeing

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CALHOUN, Ga., March 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Group announces the launch of its Waterways Project, a luxury mobile showcase featuring new products and innovations from Mohawk Group and Durkan.

The Waterways Project emerges as part of Mohawk Group’s commitment to leave a positive handprint on local waterways. This mobile showcase journeys through new products, technologies, and initiatives that are designed to improve understanding of river health and how rivers support life.

WRI & FedEx Collaborate to Create Safe, Reliable and Green Transit

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Over the last decade, WRI Ross Cities and FedEx have worked to catalyze sustainable, resilient urban transport solutions to improve the quality of life for communities across the globe. To date, our work has directly impacted over 10 million people in more than 50 global cities Learn more about our work in Brazil, Mexico, India & China.

In our Mobility & Accessibility Program we delivered tools for:

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Black & Veatch: Hydrogen Economy Taking Shape as Decarbonization Planning, Investments Accelerate

New eBook highlights role of hydrogen in reducing carbon emissions within energy-intensive industries
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – With expectations rising for more than $10 trillion (USD) of investments in hydrogen infrastructure by 2025, clean-burning, energy-dense hydrogen will be a critical element in decarbonizing the world’s energy systems, supply chains and heavy industries, finds Hydrogen 2021: The Path to Net Zero Becomes Clearer, a new eBook from

WSP Supports World Water Day 2021 - Valuing Water

A series of webinars and articles by WSP thought leaders will explore opportunities to maintain a reliable, sustainable water supply.
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Given the impacts of climate change on water, it is more imperative than ever that we value this precious resource in a responsible and accountable manner.

World Water Day will be celebrated on March 22, 2021 to raise awareness around global water shortages and support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

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