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Innovative Technologies Driving Sustainability at UPS

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UPS’s 16th annual Sustainability Report, published today, highlights the company’s sustainability challenges and accomplishments during 2017, including progress toward its 2020 and 2025 goals in support of the environment, global workforce, and communities around the world. The report also showcases investments in cutting-edge technologies that are advancing UPS’s integrated network to new levels of efficiency and creating tangible sustainability benefits.

UPS’s 2017 sustainability highlights include:

WheelRight Tire Safety Station on The Ray Now Includes Sidewall Reading

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June 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week, The Ray and WheelRight have upgraded the unique WheelRight drive-through tire safety station to include tire sidewall reading. The WheelRight system previously allowed for tire pressure and tread depth readings, but this additional capability contains all the critical information necessary to describe the tire and identify a suitable replacement.

Bechtel Podcast | Jim Nolan on Construction Management and Innovation

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“We need to focus on training, we need to focus on safety, we need to focus on everything you can imagine to be able to even function. It’s a journey in culture really, and I like to start with safety,” stated Bechtel’s Jim Nolan, president of equipment operations on the challenges of merging construction management and innovation.

In a LITES podcast interview, Jim discusses what Bechtel is doing with technology and data to help our customers achieve their goals, and improve the E&C industry.  

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics, Resilience and Sustainability Drive Water Discussion

Latest Strategic Directions Report takes deep dive into complexities of water, delivery
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan.,  June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Collecting data from our water systems is one thing. Acting on that information is game-changing, and a Black & Veatch survey shows that the water space is taking note.

Rebuilding Together Dedicated to Long-term Disaster Support in Louisiana, Texas, California and Florida

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WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – At the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season, Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization with a mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives, is continuing its disaster recovery work in four states affected by natural disaster in 2017 and 2016. 

The Venetian Hosts Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

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On April 10, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Las Vegas District Office hosted an “Opioid Youth Summit” for all high schools in Clark County at The Venetian. One thousand high school sophomores, who were selected as student leaders from each school, filed in to hear several speakers discuss opioid safety.

The Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 10 National Finalists For Second Annual ‘Operation Prevention’ Video Challenge

Teen Video Challenge to promote peer-to-peer dialogue about dangers of opioid misuse, award $10,000 grand prize and grant exclusive tour of DEA Training Academy
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Washington, D.C., May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/– The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education today announced 10 national Operation Prevention Video Challenge finalists.

Ecolab Provided 665 Tons of In-kind Product Donations in 2017 to Aid Global Disaster Relief

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ST. PAUL, Minn., April 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc. continued its commitment to supporting communities in need throughout 2017 by providing 665 tons of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products, valued at more than $5 million, to support natural disaster relief efforts throughout the world.

Volkswagen’s “Crashed Cases” Forces Drivers to Rethink Texting While Driving

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Texting while driving is still a major cause of car accidents around the world. In fact, drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved in a car accident when texting. Earlier this year Sweden passed a law making it illegal to drive with a phone in your hand, hoping to improve those staggering statistics – however they saw no change. To drive home the dangers of texting while driving, Volkswagen has created a silent yet persistent reminder for drivers. 

Calor Gas Launches Its Responsible Business Plan for 2018 - 2020

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Calor Gas has launched its Responsible Business Plan for the next three years. This marks a change in name from the company’s previous sustainability strategies but it reflects the approach Calor’s always taken to sustainability, seeing it as something which encompasses a range of equally important elements. Calor has six brand values, around which they centre their business – Safe, Seamless, Local, Caring, Leading and Sustainable; the Responsible Business Plan encompasses all of these. The plan is based on the three pillars of Our People, Our Business and Our Planet.

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