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Tetra Tech’s 2018 Year in Review

Making a difference in our projects, our offices, and our communities
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Tetra Tech’s more than 17,000 employees around the world positively impact our planet through their work on our projects and in our communities. Through our 2018 Photo Contest, employees showcased how they are making a difference through their work in the field, office, and community.

Do People Cheat When No One’s Looking? Implications for Environmental Management

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Many environmental management programs offer people incentives to engage in conservation activities. But these activities, carried out on a local level, often are difficult to monitor. Are people inclined to cheat to get the incentives? Research led by Rohit Jindal of the MacEwan University Business School in Edmonton, Alberta and Erb Institute Faculty Director Joe Árvai set out to answer this question.

Best Buy and HP: Closing the Loop

by Alexis Ludwig-Vogen
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When we began brainstorming with HP about the idea of creating a printer using plastic from our recycling program—creating a closed loop—we knew it would be a challenge. It took several years for both companies to bring the strategic vision to life by building the process and developing the new products.

United Nations Global Compact to Engage Young Business Professionals in Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Young professionals seen as key to driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced two initiatives to engage young business professionals in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Better Business for All: Six Ways Companies Can Integrate Human Rights

Companies across industries are improving human rights in the workplace, with benefits for workers, businesses and communities. New research offers insight for SMEs about to embark on the process
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Over the past decade, we have seen a remarkable rise in the value placed on human rights in the private sector – from a scenario where the ambitions of the business community and human rights advocates seemed irreconcilable, to one in which stakeholders have begun to approach a shared understanding of the risks, challenges, and opportunities involved.

Embracing Innovation to Tackle Humanity’s Greatest Challenges

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As the global population increases in a climate-stressed world, we face mounting challenges. On the one hand, cities consume close to 65% of the world’s energy and generate more than 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions. But on the other, they drive economic growth and account for 80% of global GDP. They are home to over half of the world’s population.

J.Crew Group Inc. Puts Factory Employees First With New Fair Trade Certified Denim

J.Crew and Madewell provide economic opportunities and increase sustainability with new collection
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OAKLAND, Calif., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/– Today, Fair Trade USA announces the beginning of a long-term partnership with the J.Crew Group and the introduction of J.Crew and Madewell’s first-ever Fair Trade Certified™ collection.

Benevity Kicks Off 2019 With a Surge in Client Momentum

42 New Clients Go Live on the Benevity Platform adding 1.2 Million New Users to the Platform
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CALGARY, Canada, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced 42 new clients have launched programs on the company’s platform in the last quarter, as companies seek to infuse their corporate brands and workplace cultures with more purpose.

LIXIL Earns Place in CDP’s Water A List

One of 27 companies worldwide recognized by CDP for sustainable water management
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TOKYO, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, has been named in the CDP1’s prestigious Water A List, reflecting the company’s leadership in water stewardship.

How Durkan’s Definity Carpet Solved Acoustics Concerns While Sharing the Stage with Carrie Underwood

After the event, Durkan utilized the ReCover program to recycle the carpeting
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Before an album makes its way to the airwaves, it needs a formal introduction. So when multi-platinum country artist Carrie Underwood was ready to release her latest album, the acclaimed Cry Pretty, her team decided to hold an exclusive listening event in Nashville. An exact, full-scale replica of its namesake in ancient Greece, The Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park was the perfect setting to make a statement.

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