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Data and Partnerships Serve as the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Smarter Cities

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The insights uncovered in Black & Veatch’s 2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report demonstrate a growing awareness among communities and utilities that modern, digital infrastructure such as data collection networks, infrastructure automation and advanced communication systems are the key components of today’s smart city initiatives. It is only through these systems that cities and utilities can optimize operations to realize the promise of the smart city – and create a sustainable future.

The Ray to Present at Transportation and Expressway Authority Membership of Florida (TEAMFL) Annual Conference

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Two members of The Ray will make a presentation at the TEAM FL Annual Meeting, talking about sustainable infrastructure and the highway of the future.

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Two members of The Ray will make a presentation at the TEAM FL Annual Meeting, talking about sustainable infrastructure and the highway of the future.

Black & Veatch: Data Analytics Is the Foundation of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities

New Strategic Directions Report reflects rising role of Big Data across infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Big Data’s potential to improve community quality of life while making critical human infrastructure more efficient and sustainable is overcoming lingering fears about the costs of smart city solutions.

Uncovering Opportunities: Changing How We Think About Energy

by Vincent Petit, ‎Senior Vice President, Global Thought Leadership
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If someone asked you to name the top challenge presented by urbanization and our escalating world population, what would you say? One answer could be: the ever-increasing need for energy – which is one of the most basic dilemmas of modern life. But with the right approach, we can turn this challenge into an opportunity.

Urbanization: In search of a better life

The Ray: 18-mile Stretch of Road Is a Testbed for a "Regenerative Highway Ecosystem"

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What will the highways of the near future look like? This road project aims to create "a corridor that reconnects and restores us."

By Derek Markham
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What will the highways of the near future look like? This road project aims to create "a corridor that reconnects and restores us."

UPS Longitudes | Our Top 5 Sustainability Articles of 2017

A year-end look at the best sustainability content from Longitudes.
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There are no longer separate paths for business and sustainability success – those two lanes are now one and the same.

But even as the corporate community reaches a consensus on the importance of sustainable practices, many questions remain about how best to balance environmental, efficiency and commercial concerns.

These questions take on an even greater urgency amid the rise of urbanization, straining already limited resources and congesting transportation networks around the world.

IFF Listed on Euronext Vigeo US 50 Index

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International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) is pleased to announce that the company was again included on the Euronext Vigeo US 50 index, recognizing IFF as a leader in corporate responsibility. The index is composed of the top 50 listed companies in the United States as evaluated by Vigeo Eiris for their performance in six categories: Human Rights, Human Resources, Corporate Governance, Business Behaviour, Environment and Community Involvement. The indices are updated biannually, with selection based upon data from the Vigeo-developed Equitics® methodology.

How Dell is Reimagining the Classroom to Break the Cycle of Poverty

by Houcine Faik
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In Johannesburg, South Africa, a student tells her father she will be a graphic designer. She now has access to a whole new world of learning thanks to a computer and the internet in a Dell Solar Powered Learning Lab. Her father talks about how technology is changing the lives of his daughter and her peers, as he sits outside the new lab. He believes in his daughter.

In his words, “It has changed my child’s life so much.”

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