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The Value of Smart City Initiatives Offer New Twist on Old Question of Affordability

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Black & Veatch’s 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report reinforces lessons learned in the past year—although governments and municipalities believe strongly in the smart city model, they continue to struggle to fund these efforts.

Pentair Announces $5 Million Project Safewater Commitment

To commemorate World Water Day 2017, Pentair expands efforts to provide sustainable access to safe, clean water to people in developing countries
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LONDON, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today—in honor of World Water Day 2017—its next Project Safewater initiative with Water Mission, a global engineering nonprofit, to deliver clean, safe drinking water and sanitation to 150,000 people in Central America.

Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks

Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
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St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.

Arrow Innovation Puts Elementary School Students on the Path to a Better Tomorrow

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Arrow Electronics believes the world shouldn’t have to wait for the next DaVinci to appear. Rather, our view is that innovation is a skill set that can be taught. Our education programming reflects our commitment to supporting the next generation of innovators by giving elementary school youngsters tangible experiences that build confidence through creative expression.

A few examples of ways in which Arrow delivers on this commitment include: 

How Having a Heart is Good for Business

AkzoNobel’s Human Cities Initiative Touched 9 million Lives in 2016
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Companies that balance their economic goals with societal goals will find that they are able to achieve greater success than if they were focused on profit alone. AkzoNobel has a long history of giving back to the community – it’s just in our DNA – and it’s what gives us momentum to do great things as a company.

Marina Bay Sands' Executive Chefs Mentor Participants of the Inaugural Culinary Olympics

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Food & Beverage Team Members had the opportunity to showcase sustainable, new and exciting epicurean creations during the prestigious, inaugural Culinary Olympics held at Marina Bay Sands.  Las Vegas Sands and its properties are committed to helping Team Member thrive and advance in hospitality industry, and this event was another great platform to encourage our on-property culinary talents.

We Give Back As A Team: Cards For Hope By The Marina Bay Sands Sales Team

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Executive Director of Sales, Ailynn Seah, participated in a corporate social responsibility (CSR) recycling project organized by SCRAP at a Green Meeting Industry Council event two years ago in San Francisco. SCRAP, a non-profit creative reuse center, breathes new life into pre-loved or old objects and reduces waste by diverting over 200 tons of useful materials from landfills annually.  These services are provided to the local community and the center also offers classes, workshops and volunteering opportunities.

Las Vegas Sands Properties around the World Prepare for Week of Events to Support Global Climate Action

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Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout Asia and the US are once again planning a number of events during a one-week period to drive awareness of climate change and to encourage others to do their part to minimize their impact on the environment. The week-long events will commence the week of March 20th, leading up to Earth Hour on March 25th when all properties will go dark by shutting off exterior non-essential lighting.

Xylem Watermark Demonstrates the Power of Water

Community water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) programs mean more time for school and work
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The photo above was taken by a Xylem employee who traveled to West Bengal, India as part of a Xylem Watermark global volunteer trip. It demonstrates the power of water, sanitation and hygiene to change lives.

Learn more about Xylem Watermark's commitment to education on water scarcity 

Subaru 2016 Share the Love® Event Generates More Than $24 Million in Charitable Donations

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  • Ninth annual Share the Love event benefits national and local charity partners
  • More than $94 million donated to charities throughout life of campaign
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  • Ninth annual Share the Love event benefits national and local charity partners
  • More than $94 million donated to charities throughout life of campaign

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