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Sustainable Brands Convenes Global Brand Leaders at SB’19 Detroit

BASF, Tupperware, WWF, Kellogg Company and others announce new initiatives, tools, and research
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DETROIT, June 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® kicks off SB’19 Detroit, its largest community gathering of global brand and sustainability leaders dedicated to advancing social and environmental innovation today at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

Transporting Today's Tech for Tomorrow's Leaders

FedEx supports next generation of STEM leaders
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As the pressure increases for technological advancements, companies are competing to produce the next big innovation that helps society work smarter, not harder. The demand for talent from the STEM sector is growing and necessary to help vital career fields for things such as medical and engineering advancements.

Duke Energy Florida to Build Its Largest Battery Storage Projects Yet

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22 megawatts of electricity storage to enhance Florida’s smart grid

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22 megawatts of electricity storage to enhance Florida’s smart grid

Bias in the Machine: How AI Fails Us and How We Can Fix It

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

Black & Veatch: Shift to Digital Water Can Help Overcome Threats to Water Supplies

New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data and planning in water infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., 4 June 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. From precise reads of consumption rates and customer engagement to improved leak detection and climate change planning, a new culture of data science can extend our supply to drive sustainability and resilience. The accelerating move to embrace digital water by service providers and industry leaders will also better inform the asset management and planning programs necessary to overcome continued funding challenges.

Interview With Megan Hanrahan, Structural Engineer

Using structural engineering expertise to design sustainable infrastructure for California
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Megan Hanrahan is a design engineer at Tetra Tech, specializing in structural engineering. She has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of California, Irvine, and a master’s degree in Structural Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles. She passed the national PE exam and is currently in the application process for the California survey and seismic exams. We spoke with Megan as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

The Private Sector Must Take Urgent Action to Stop the Deterioration of Ocean Health, Says New Report

Ensuring a healthy, productive and well-governed ocean provides significant opportunities for business and global economic growth
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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 4 2019 /3BL Media/ — Private companies have a vested interest in maintaining and improving the health of the ocean, according to a new report published by the United Nations Global Compact and developed in consultation with 300 representatives of business, civil society and academia. A healthy marine environment is not only necessary for many companies’ long-term operations, but it can offer significant business opportunities too.

Building Nonprofit Technology Capacity Through Tech Pro Bono

Explore VMware and Taproot Foundation's Free Step-By-Step Guide
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Transforming Technology Pro Bono is a practical guide released by Taproot Foundation and VMware for companies, philanthropies, and volunteers who are looking to offer pro bono as well as nonprofits who are looking to lead their own technology pro bono projects.  In this compilation, new research is combined with the previously released Solution Development Framew

PayPal #77 on JUST Capital Culture of Health Top 100 list

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PayPal has been recognized on JUST Capital’s Top 100 U.S. Companies Supporting Healthy Communities and Families. Ranking at #77, PayPal is committed to investing in healthier workers and communities by paying a living wage, providing good benefits, fostering strong community relationships and minimizing pollution.

Young Leaders Recognized for Shaping Sustainable Business

GreenBiz names 2019 class of 30 early-career professionals changing the way business is done across industries
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OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group has announced the 2019 “GreenBiz 30 Under 30”, the fourth annual list of emerging leaders across sectors and countries who are shaping the next generation of sustainable business.

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