VMware Cork was recently announced as a winner of the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the it@cork leaders awards 2018. The award submission was a joint effort on behalf of VMinclusion Cork, Cork Giving Network and Real Estate and Workplace. Representatives from across these groups attended the awards at Rochestown Hotel on Friday the 19th of October.
ASSET360® portfolio optimizes infrastructure from planning and building through operations
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The role of data analytics is evolving. No longer just a way to measure and inform plant operators about established systems, data is now an end-to-end solution – guiding an organization across the entire infrastructure and asset lifecycle: Planning. Building. Operating.
New Cargo eBike and Custom, Modular Package Delivery Trailers to Operate in the Pike Place Market Area from South Belltown to the Southern End of the Market, Inclusive of Western Avenue
SEATTLE, October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In an effort to address growing traffic congestion and air quality concerns, UPS (NYSE: UPS) and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan today announced the deployment of an innovative downtown delivery pilot project using pedal-assist cargo eBikes and customized, modular trailers. The cargo eBikes will operate in the historic Pike Place Market and downtown Seattle area on sidewalks and in designated bike lanes.
Using the Case Management System database to reduce prison overcrowding
The Government of Afghanistan (GOA) recognizes prison overcrowding as a major problem facing its justice system. To mitigate this issue, the GOA occasionally issues pardon decrees to release those who have committed minor infractions. These decrees enable the Afghan prison system to reduce overcrowding and focus its resources on major offenders.
Using technology to reduce insecurity and train local Case Management System operators in Afghanistan
Through the Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), funded by the U.S. Department of State, Tetra Tech developed the Case Management System (CMS), which allows the Government of Afghanistan (GOA) to compile and analyze justice sector data quickly and accurately. By gathering statistics on nationwide crime, our team and trained operators can monitor the length of time an accused individual has been held without being granted a court appearance.
The game has changed and utilities must address capital allocation in a different way
The electric utility industry is in the middle of a transformation that has no precedent. Historically speaking, delivering electricity was relatively simple; utilities generated power and provided it to customers over a one-way delivery system. Companies requested, and utility regulators granted, periodic rate hikes to cover infrastructure upgrades while providing a reasonable rate of return on that investment.
Utilities are adapting to the new energy grid under threat of significant economic challenge
To effectively map out the current and future states of power delivery, it’s imperative to discuss what the landscape looked like in the past. Understanding the evolution of any industry typically requires a healthy dose of historical context, and making sense of today’s energy grid is no exception.
Today's employees are expecting a greater sense of purpose in the workplace. In fact, 83% of Millennials say they would be more loyal to their employer when they feel they can make a difference on social and environmental issues at work.
Your CSR program is an ideal way to empower employees to do more good through charitable giving and volunteering, but what if there was something that could drive even more impact?
Good news! You can engage even more people in your program when you give them opportunities to take small, positive actions both in and out of the workplace.