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Tetra Tech Wins Léonard Award at “Grands Prix du génie-conseil” in Quebec

Receiving recognition for our environmental mitigation and rehabilitation work in Port Jervis
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The “Association des firmes de génie-conseil-Québec”(AFG-Québec, Association of Consulting Engineering Firms-Quebec) held the 16th annual “Grands Prix du génie-conseil” event honoring Quebec’s consulting and engineering experts and the industry’s best projects. Tetra Tech was nominated in 4 out of 11 categories, including Industry, Urban Infrastructures, Environment, and Consulting Engineering Mentor of the Year.

Global Brand Leaders Set to Redesign the Future of Commerce at SB’18 Vancouver

Sustainable Brands brings P&G, Braskem, PwC, Clif Bar, LG Electronics & others to collaborate on innovative products and services for The Good Life
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the full programming and schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

BSR18: A New Blueprint for Business

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

The world is changing at a rapid pace.

The business agenda is changing, and the sustainability agenda needs to change with it. At the BSR Conference 2018 in New York City November 6-8, we will be presenting “A New Blueprint for Business,” defining a path that enables business to thrive in societies that prosper.

Go Mobile: Change the Way You Do SPCC

With Antea Group’s New SPCC Automation Solution
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Taking advantage of technology, Antea Group brings you SPCC automation. Using this app, you can enter SPCC plan details directly into your mobile device.

Easily modify and recalculate data, save time, and increase efficiency with this nimble tool. Antea Group’s blog has the details.

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Aflac Toy Robot for Kids Faces Cancer With Real Feelings

Emotional support robot duck helping children going through chemo
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Aflac has teamed up with robotics toy company Sproutel to create My Special Aflac Duck, a technology that offers emotional support to kids with cancer.

Kids can feed, bathe and even administer chemotherapy to the ducks that can respond to touch.

“Medical play can be really therapeutic,” Sproutel CEO Aaron Horowitz told FOX Business on “Mornings with Maria.” “It gives them this feeling of control. They have this friend that’s going through this treatment right alongside me.”

Hacking for a Better Commute

How open data can help with mobility challenges
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On March 10, Dell and Forum for the Future, sponsored a hackathon as part of New York City’s Open Data Week.

Bringing Healthcare to the Fingertips of Pregnant Women and Nursing Mothers in Africa

GiftedMom uses mobile phones to provide health advice and eradicate avoidable maternal and infant deaths in Africa
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YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon, May 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Mobile-health service GiftedMom has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to expand its operations in three new African countries and stop easily preventable maternal and infant deaths. The innovative healthcare provider connects medical professionals to pregnant women and nursing mothers on mobile phones across Cameroon as well as provide health information for its users via SMS, online articles and a smartphone application.

With AI Watching, Clues to Why Neighborhoods Flourish or Fail

AI imaging is delivering greater insights into neighborhoods than surveys and census data have ever been able to provide.
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If residents of Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood have a feeling their streets have gotten safer over the past decade, while residents of the Hillcrest area of Washington, D.C., feel less secure on several of their blocks, artificial intelligence has now delivered proof that their hunches are correct.

Ready, Set…Mars! Imagining Life on the Red Planet

After reviewing months of work and hundreds of 3D designs, HP’s second Mars Home Planet challenge unveils its 10 finalists.
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A solar-field construction vehicle with nimble robot arms that piece together solar cells. Vertical turbines that harness the energy of dust storms — and shield nearby cities from their force. A compact settlement built underground in rust-red soil, capped by series of stunning atriums.

AI as a Force for Good in Supply Chain Management

by Unni Nair, Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, Cisco
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As artificial intelligence (AI) moves from research to reality, new insights and increasingly automated decision making are disrupting entire supply chain networks. AI will affect everything-from raw materials sourcing to factory floor productivity. These emerging technologies will unlock business value while simultaneously revealing opportunities to better utilize the workers within those ecosystems.

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