Index recognizes leading global sustainability-driven companies
ST. PAUL, Minn., November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies globally.
Middle Tech Podcast is a growing regional hub of innovators and changemakers
FISHERS, Ind., November 12, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, discussed the importance of being a regional leader in brining innovation and entrepreneurship to the forefront to bring real and lasting change.
CEO: ‘We must explore new ways, be open to change, innovate to solve problems and hold ourselves accountable to the promises we make today’
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., 12 November 2020 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing the need to be a champion of change within the global infrastructure market, Black & Veatch announces today that it is strengthening its sustainability vision with new pledges that align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and global best practices. The company’s pledges will address a range of environmental and business practices, including carbon neutrality by 2025, water usage, diversity and inclusion, anti-corruption and more.
Supply chain visibility is not a new concept. But true, real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility is something few companies have been able to obtain due to the inherent complexities and investment required.
COVID-19 has been a stark reminder that a lack of visibility leaves companies struggling without the tools to make the important, timely decisions needed to steer their organizations in the right direction.
BrightFarms Secures $100 Million Series E Round of Funding to Expand High-Tech Indoor Farming Across the U.S.
IRVINGTON, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – BrightFarms, a leading next-generation indoor farming company supplying U.S. grocery retailers with packaged salad greens, has secured more than $100 million in debt and new equity capital to support robust expansion plans. The Series E round of funding was led by Cox Enterprises, which now owns a majority stake in the company, and includes a follow-on investment from growth equity firm Catalyst Investors.
Transit agencies face uncertainties as they anticipate what services and investments make sense for the other side of recovery. Fortunately, planners have tools to help make informed decisions.
Transit was significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the economy was shut down and people were told to shelter at home, transit ridership dropped and fares and other sources of revenues declined, in some cases precipitously.
To the credit of dedicated transit workers who kept the systems operating throughout the pandemic, transit demonstrated that it could continue providing the public with a vital service, transporting essential workers and others to jobs, medical care, grocery stores and other destinations.
Take a look at how Cummins' sees the low-carbon future of power at construction sites, using new technology diesel, hybrids and electrification managed efficiently through connected connected technologies.
Throughout the product lifecycle, Medtronic works to reduce waste and build a more sustainable future.
Drowning in waste
Our planet bears the proof of an indisputable truth: waste is piling up in landfills and oceans around the world. Unfortunately, medical waste is part of the problem. From single-use syringes to decommissioned insulin pumps, there is an environmental cost to the safe delivery of healthcare. As a leader in the medical device industry, Medtronic has a role to play in waste reduction. The good news? We’re tackling product waste head-on and striving for a more sustainable future.
What if healthcare technology companies could help treat people and our planet?
The health of our planet is vital to the health of society and the patients we serve. For years, we’ve been committed to reducing our use of natural resources and investing in renewables to sustainably power our operations and promote environmental stewardship. Today, it’s more important than ever that we acknowledge and plan for the challenges caused by climate change. That is why we have set a goal to be carbon neutral in our operations by FY30. This milestone will increase the resilience, longevity, and sustainability of our business as we continue to improve patient health.