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Monsanto Advances Key Sustainability Initiatives

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ST. LOUIS, July 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today reported substantial progress on a host of sustainability commitments and programs in the areas of climate-smart agriculture practices, water quality, biodiversity, food security and operational efficiencies. 

Ten Blockchain Events You Won't Want to Miss

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If you attended the World Trade Center Blockchain Summer Edition Forum in New York last month, you heard Ryan Scott, Founding Partner of ICO Impact Group and CEO of AKoin.io, lead an engaging discussion about innovations in the field of cryptocurrency, how blockchain is different, what to look for in blockchain investments, and what possi

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Digital Eagles US Team Promotes Digital Fluency in the Next Generation

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To promote digital fluency in the next generation, the Digital Eagles US team successfully co-ordinated and ran monthly coding sessions for students at schools across New York and New Jersey. The team have organised multiple Code Playground events, many of which have targeted low income schools. The sessions teach children the basics of programming using the Scratch language which interfaces to code a video game. The team recruit Barclays volunteers and host training sessions for them.

Sodexo Recognized by Vizient as Purchased Services Supplier of the Year

Sodexo selected for providing service excellence, enhanced value and increased savings to Vizient members
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced that is has been named as Purchased Services Supplier of the Year by Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven healthcare performance improvement company in the country.

Sodexo provides Vizient members with Food and Nutrition Management, Environmental Services, including Patient Transport and Service Response Center, along with Clinical Technology Management and Facilities Management.

Black & Veatch, Kansas to Test Beyond-Line-of-Sight Drone Under FAA Pilot Program

Study to Help Determine Potential For Broader Commercial Uses For Unmanned Aircraft
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. , July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – commonly known as drones – become more vital for commercial use, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is weighing whether to free up more national airspace for them by relaxing restraints on their operation.  Such airspace rules changes could allow beyond-line-of-sight use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and Black & Veatch is part of the team helping test the safety of that.

Addressing Local Water Data Gaps

Taking the first step to better data through basin collaborations
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We’re living in the age of data; it’s seemingly everywhere, helping businesses uncover insights that fuel better decision-making and enable quicker innovation.

Curiosity Cube Encourages Youngsters to Learn About STEM

By Patrick Wolfinbarger
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LARAMIE – Children and parents got more than fireworks this Fourth of July week as they participated in educational science experiments about the human body with the arrival of the Curiosity Cube.

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BD Shares Progress Towards Achieving 2020 Sustainability Goals

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FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 12, 2018 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today issued its 2017 Sustainability Performance Update that focuses on four key strategic areas that support the company’s 2020 Sustainability Goals.

BD’s sustainability strategy is driven by its purpose – advancing the world of health – and focuses on four priorities:

Tackling Fuel Poverty with Innovative Solutions

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Ashoka and the Schneider Electric Foundation, in partnership with Enel, recently awarded the 5 most innovative solutions to tackle fuel poverty and promote energy sustainability in Europe. Fuel poverty has become a major problem in Europe.

Simplifying the Switch to Green Chemistry

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Global industries are redefining their core business strategies by adopting greener chemistry practices that are reinventing supply-chain ecosystems to design models that create value for all stakeholders – including the planet.

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