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Wilshire Grand Tower: Sustainable Design for the Tallest Building in the Western United States

Performing mechanical, electrical, plumbing design, and energy analysis for the tallest building west of the Mississippi River
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Tetra Tech helped create a sustainable design for the 73-story, LEED Gold-certified Wilshire Grand, the tallest building in the western United States.

The Four Ps of Leadership

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In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.

Middle Schoolers Prepare for Lunar Landings at Jackson Robotics Event

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by Nikos Frazier | nfrazier@mlive.com

SUMMIT TWP., MI -- The 30th season of the FIRST Tech Challenge has been announced and Jackson County middle schoolers were at Jackson College on Saturday to brainstorm and strategize.

Focusing on the upcoming 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, this year's challenge is a "Rover Ruckus."

Emilio Tenuta, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability at Ecolab, Joins WEC Board

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September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emilio Tenuta, vice president of Corporate Sustainability at Ecolab, to its board of directors.  

Hospitals Will Use Robot Ducks to Comfort Kids With Cancer

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Aflac's robotic therapy ducks have started waddling their way to children's cancer hospitals nationwide after making their debut at CES earlier this year. The company is distributing the robotic waterfowl through a series of events as part of its activities for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Newsy Highlights Summer Games and the Winning Drone Solution That Could Change Lives of the Warfighter

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Generation Z represents today’s students and tomorrow’s workers. According to a survey by software marketing company Marketo, they’re future-focused realists with a drive to create things, and a majority (60%) want their jobs to impact the world. Does the terrain ahead present clear passage, or a possible ambush? Thanks to the winning project of the Booz Allen Summer Games intern challenge, ground commanders in war zones will be able to make decisions like this in minutes, rather than hours, with a portable reconnaissance device that’s easy to assemble and repair. Chase Seals, host of Newsy’s show “The Why,” took time to hear from senior leaders on the success of the program and impact of the winning solution through eyes of the winning Summer Games interns. The full video can be found here, with the summary of the conversations, below.

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Generation Z represents today’s students and tomorrow’s workers. According to a survey by software marketing company Marketo, they’re future-focused realists with a drive to create things, and a majority (60%) want their jobs to impact the world. Does the terrain ahead present clear passage, or a possible ambush? Thanks to the winning project of the Booz Allen Summer Games intern challenge, ground commanders in war zones will be able to make decisions like this in minutes, rather than hours, with a portable reconnaissance device that’s easy to assemble and repair. Chase Seals, host of Newsy’s show “The Why,” took time to hear from senior leaders on the success of the program and impact of the winning solution through eyes of the winning Summer Games interns. The full video can be found here, with the summary of the conversations, below.

A ‘Special’ Day for Children at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Patients at Atlanta Hospital are First to Receive My Special Aflac Duck™
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ATLANTA, Ga., September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered the very first My Special Aflac DucksTM to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Regenerative Manufacturing at a Tipping Point

Revised Standards and new Innovative Product Certifications are Highlights at Living Product Expo, September 11-13 in Pittsburgh
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PITTSBURGH, September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Since its release in 2014, the Living Product Challenge has scaled across industries, products categories, and whole product portfolios at leading manufacturing companies, enabled by a growing network of partners who are helping to make good on the promise of “healthy products for everyone.”  The Living Product Challenge (LPC) 2.0 was released today at the Living Product Expo i

Welcome Home to Wellness: Delos Launches World’s First Residential Wellness Technology Platform

The DARWIN™ Home Wellness Intelligence platform monitors, calibrates and activates indoor home environments, responding to changing conditions to help improve human health, well-being and performance.
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NEW YORK, September 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ —  Delos™, the pioneer of wellness real estate and founder of the WELL Building Standard™,  announced today the launch of the DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence platform — a groundbreaking offering designed to enhance health outcomes in the home and mitigate harmful indoor environmental concerns, utilizing Delos’ proprietary wellness algorithms and sensor technologies, to create spaces that help reduce stress, improve sleep quality, increase performance and enhance overall well-being.

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