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Black & Veatch-Designed Microgrid Actively Powering Shell Technology Center in Houston

Innovative microgrid platform a step toward next-gen clean energy technologies
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A Black & Veatch-designed microgrid at Shell’s Technology Center in Houston, Texas, is actively powering part of the campus while serving as a critical research tool for Shell International Exploration & Production Company, Inc.’s work to explore the next generation of clean power and distributed energy technologies.

Aflore and Whole Planet Foundation Help Small Businesses Blossom in Colombia

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Whole Planet Foundation was created to support communities worldwide where Whole Foods Market sources products. Flowers for Whole Foods Market stores across the US, Canada, and the UK, along with many other products, are sourced in large quantities from Colombia — so while it’s perhaps a bit of a happy coincidence, it seems quite fitting that Whole Planet Foundation’s newest microfinance partner in Colombia is called Aflore, the name of which comes from the Spanish word flor, for ‘flower.’

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming how Companies Manage EHS

By Margery Moore
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I have worked within the environment, health and safety (EHS) field for more than 20 years, and in that time, I’ve seen some dramatic changes in how companies manage their programs, and data. But nothing compares to the technological innovations that are now upon us.
 

Self-Driving Vehicles Could Reach Critical Mass Sooner Than Expected, Black & Veatch eBook Concludes

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Self-Driving Vehicles Could Reach Critical Mass Sooner Than Expected, Black & Veatch eBook Concludes

A future where it’s cheaper to use a self-driving vehicle ―whether for transporting goods or people ― is driving a mobility revolution. And that future may be here sooner than many realize.

South Carolina’s State Board of Education Approves Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for Statewide Use

State Adoption of Math Techbook Empowers School Systems to Integrate Engaging Digital Curriculum Into Teaching and Learning
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SILVER SPRING, Md., January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/–Following a comprehensive evaluation, the South Carolina State Board of Education has approved the Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 editions of Discovery Education’s Math Techbook for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. South Carolina’s adoption of the Math Techbook empowers the state’s school systems to use State Board of Education approved instructional materials funding to purchase

Cisco Helps Drive Industry’s Transition to Next Generation, High Speed Networks With Intent to Acquire Luxtera

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Internet traffic has grown dramatically over the past two decades and is only going to accelerate. More traffic will be created in 2022 than in the 32 years since the internet started, according to Cisco’s recent VNI Forecast. This traffic is coming from people, machines and the way we use the internet. By 2022, 60 percent of the global population will be internet users and more than 28 billion devices and connections will be online.

Booz Allen Shows the Possibilities of Blockchain to Solve Opioid Epidemic

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In the business world, blockchain is certainly the latest business craze. In fact, a recent study by PwC found 84 percent of surveyed executives said they have at least some involvement with blockchain technology. And although most sustainability practitioners see the possibilities of blockchain specifically around supply chain and transparency, the opportunity goes far beyond this. Now, one company is harnessing blockchain to solve a growing social issue.

Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2018 ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’ Winners

Pennsylvania, Florida, Illinois schools and learning communities across the country awarded $20,000 in project based grants to inspire the next generation of manufacturing innovators
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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced Mansfield Junior-Senior High School in Mansfield, Pa.

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NAEM to Introduce Innovations, Emerging Technologies at Its 2019 TECH Conference in New Orleans

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The future of environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S), management will be driven by technology, and NAEM today announced plans to showcase that future at its 2019 Software Innovation and Technology Showcase on March 12-14 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans.

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