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Healthy People/Healthy Planet: Complimentary or Contradictory?

Explore how the relationship between people and planet has evolved in response to COVID-19 in an upcoming IWBI webcast - July 9 @ 11am ET
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As we enter into the beginning stages of rebound and recovery, how can we ensure that our decisions are in balance for people and planet? Join us for an upcoming webcast discussion with the World Economic Forum’s Alice Charles and Biomimicry 3.8’s Nicole Hagerman Miller about how COVID-19 has influenced the relationship between human and environmental sustainability and what we can learn from mother nature in this moment.
 

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

Sustainability at Top of Global Agenda

GRI events at the 2020 UN High Level Political Forum
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July 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The annual review of progress achieved in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (the SDGs) starts next week, with a virtual format meaning it will be the greenest and most inclusive yet.

In response to the pandemic, the 2020 UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) has switched fully online. In total, 47 countries will present their Voluntary National Reviews on SDGs progress – including 20 for the first time.

Gamers, Big Tech, Even La Liga Soccer Link Computers to Fight COVID-19 in Washington U. Study

By Max Kozlov, St. Louis Post Dispatch
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Researchers investigating some of humanity’s most vexing diseases began reaching out 20 years ago to nerds, gamers and even giant high-tech corporations across the world, hoping to borrow unused time on their computers. They signed up thousands, who donated their computing power so the scientists could better research cancer, Alzheimer’s and the Ebola virus, among others.

Now those scientists have turned their attention to the new coronavirus.

Duke Energy Pledges $150,000 to Support Women-, Veteran- and Minority-owned Small Businesses Impacted by Pandemic in Greater Cincinnati Area

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CINCINNATI, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy, through its foundation, is partnering with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and the Northern Kentucky Chamber to provide financial assistance to local women-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.

Each chamber will receive $75,000 from Duke Energy to be distributed to qualified small businesses.

Make a Difference & Support Veterans: Recycle Your Razors and Packaging for a Chance to Win a Playground* for a Military Medical Center

Gillette, CVS Pharmacy, Fisher House Foundation and TerraCycle Partner to Award a New Playground* to a Fisher House Location
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TRENTON, N.J., July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International recycling leader, TerraCycle® has announced a national recycling initiative with Gillette, CVS Pharmacy® and Fisher House Foundation that calls upon CVS Pharmacy customers to recycle all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging to help win a playground* for a military medical center.

Do Something Amazing: Celebrate and Support Families in the United States with This Limited Time Matching Gift Opportunity

From today through July 7th, any donation you make up to $500 will be matched dollar for dollar!
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As we get ready to celebrate 4th of July, let’s do something to celebrate and support families in our country. When we work together, we can accomplish anything. Will you join America's Charities, our nonprofit member Operation Warm, and your neighbors in providing warm coats to your community?

How To Set Up A Virtual Event

By Jerri Barrett, Marketing and Event Consultant
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COVID-19 has significantly impacted the event industry, forcing some organizations to cancel 2020 events, while others are moving to virtual events.

The Nation's Mayors Commit to Advancing Healthy Buildings in the Fight Against COVID-19

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

Team Rubicon and Patient Advocate Foundation Expand COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program Thanks to Additional Donation from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

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LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- With nearly 11,000 patients served, including 1,000 emergency food deliveries made and over 10,000 financial assistance grants being provided in 49 states, Team Rubicon (TR) and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) are announcing the expansion of the COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program. The program, a collaboration between TR and PAF, provides emergency food and financial assistance to people living with cancer, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

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