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UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own

by Tina Casey
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Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model.

Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.”

Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather than encouraging workers to uproot and follow jobs to remote locations.

Goodyear’s New Assurance ComfortDrive is First Tire to Use Unique, Sustainable Materials

Premium commuter touring tire, featuring soybean oil and rice husk ash silica, offers a smooth, quiet ride with superior wet performance
Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company introduced the Goodyear Assurance ComfortDrive. With its unique combination of innovative tread design and sidewall features, this all-season tire offers Goodyear’s most comfortable ride to date. 

Consumers can drive comfortably and confidently with all the benefits that the Assurance ComfortDrive has to offer: 

Bechtel’s Brian Reilly Begins Term as Board President of Engineers Without Borders USA

Nonprofit organization aids communities to meet basic human needs and helps leaders solve pressing global challenges
Press Release

RESTON, Va. - February 5, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Bechtel senior vice president Brian Reilly has begun a one-year term as president of the board of directors for Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA), a nonprofit organization that delivers engineering projects to solve pressing global challenges and meet basic human needs in vulnerable communities.

As EWB-USA president, Reilly will focus on opening new country offices, growing EWB-USA’s volunteer pool, and increasing access to funding for each project.

The Importance of Data Privacy, Today and Every Day: Insights from Alliance Data’s Chief Security Officer

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Data privacy was a major topic among financial services and technology leaders at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting last week in Davos, Switzerland. Google CEO Sundar Pichai asserted that in 2020, privacy should not and cannot be a “luxury good.”

In recognition of International Data Privacy Day on January 28th, Alliance Data’s Chief Security Officer Mike Britton highlights a few changing industry trends around data privacy and why the issue is so central to the company’s values and obligations.

Is Blockchain Technology the Next Step in Sustainability?

Article

At Domtar, we continue to lead in environmental sustainability, with our work rooted in responsibility, efficiency and engagement. We were the first forest products company to become FSC-certified in North America, and now we’re working to understand what’s next in sustainable forestry.

7 Leaves Brings Sustainability to Popular Vietnamese Drinks

More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
Blog

by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor

As the line of people winds around the building, it looks like a celebrity book signing or the unveiling of a new iPhone. But no, these folks are waiting to try 7 Leaves Cafe's Vietnamese iced coffee or milk tea boba.

Be Well. Do Well. Aramark's Plan for People, for Planet

The 2025 plan aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
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Aramark's purpose revolves around its mission to enrich and nourish lives: Aramark strives to create a better world by considering the company’s environmental, economic, social and ethical dimensions.

Be Well. Do Well. is Aramark’s sustainability plan. It sums up the goal to make a positive impact on people and planet over the next five years. 

Be Well. Do Well. accelerates sustainability efforts and aligns with Aramark's vision for the future: improving the wellbeing of people, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. 

First Responders Answering The Call

When emergencies strike, first responders like Shannon Johnsey take charge.
Blog

It was May 13 at 9:42 p.m. The days were getting longer as summer was just around the corner. That night, the sky was clear and stars pierced the dark Oklahoma sky. Shannon Johnsey was sitting on his patio, enjoying the calm evening, when he got the alarm. He immediately sprang into action. Within seconds, he was in his truck and headed to Muskogee, Oklahoma, where the Georgia-Pacific (GP) paper mill – his mill – was on fire.

Verizon 5G Helps Revolutionize Public Safety

By: Chris Ashraf
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When disaster strikes, first responders need to mobilize quickly to assess the situation and communicate what’s needed for rescue and relief efforts. There’s no doubt 5G can help play a key critical role when it comes to evolving response connectivity and mission operations.

Its higher speeds and ultra-low latency can support near real-time situational awareness during emergencies, mission-critical communication across networks, mobile devices and sensors and smart video surveillance.

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