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IWBI and GRESB Deliver Report Demonstrating Alignment Between WELL and GRESB 2020

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NEW YORK – July 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and GRESB today released a report that outlines how the GRESB Real Estate Assessment is supported by the WELL Building Standard (WELL). Mapping WELL v2 pilot features to the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment helps demonstrate the importance of health and well-being for organizations seeking to benchmark, report and improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance through real estate.

Land Betterment Corporation Discusses Betterment Recycling - Its Tire Recycling Division

Company is transforming former coal mining sites into state-of-the-art tire recycling facilities
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FISHERS, Ind.,  July 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to discuss its tire recycling division, Betterment Recycling, in more detail.  

US Utilities to Intensify Digital Water Programmes - Here's Why

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Black & Veatch has released the results of a new report exploring the adoption of digital technologies by US water utilities.

The study was conducted amongst 300 water sector leaders and has revealed that industry stakeholders are planning to accelerate innovation in strategy, operations and capital planning.

Utilities are planning to harness digital assets and data analytics to optimise the operations of their water networks, improve network resilience against wildfires, floods and droughts and to enhance customer services.

Accelerating Digital to Build Better Industries Post-COVID-19

by Jean-Pascal Tricoire
Blog

The COVID-19 crisis will transform industry. New circumstances have reinforced the importance of agility, efficiency, and resiliency. Our industries are simultaneously needing to save costs while building more capacity and robustness. To achieve both, there is one solution: digitization. But this is not new to industry. Digital transformation was in motion well before the pandemic hit. During the crisis, those who were fully connected had a significant edge. And those who were not, are now trying to catch up.

FWD SPEAK: Love + Regeneration

A talk by Jason F. McLennan, CEO, McLennan Design
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Designers shape the world. Discover a new sustainable path forward by going beyond having less impact on the planet, to regenerating everything you can through project design and manufacturing for the built environment. Gain exclusive industry insights into the intersection of sustainability and design from visionary Jason F. McLennan.

Register here.

 

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Black & Veatch Collaborates With Hexagon on Intelligent Tools

Global engineering leader embraces the Intergraph Smart® suite of design tools to facilitate integrated engineering design for its oil and gas business
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a top-ranked leader in oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction services, and Hexagon's PPM division, the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, today announce a new technology partnership that will advance engineering design further into the digital age.

Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

Sports, Sustainability and Science: A Win-Win-Win for the Triple Bottom Line

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Through our partnerships... we’ve seen how collaboration can catalyze efforts and advance environmental, health, education and social inclusion objectives.

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Through our partnerships... we’ve seen how collaboration can catalyze efforts and advance environmental, health, education and social inclusion objectives.

IWBI Governance Council Votes to Graduate WELL v2 Out of Pilot

Governing body, charged with upholding integrity of the WELL Building Standard’s evolution, greenlights WELL v2
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NEW YORK – July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today the graduation of WELL v2 out of pilot stage, an outcome voted upon by the IWBI Governance Council, which was formally constituted in February 2020. Comprised of key global thought leaders, doctors, public health professionals and business executives, the roles of the IWBI Governance Council include helping uphold the integrity of the development process for IWBI’s certification frameworks and accelerating the broader movement driving WELL’s adoption.

IOC Receives Green Building Leadership Award

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received another distinction for Olympic House. The IOC’s new headquarters in Lausanne has been awarded the European 2020 US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership Award. Olympic House, which also holds the rigorous LEED Platinum certification, is one of the most sustainable buildings in the world.

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