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Creating a Smart, Sustainable City in Kenya

Providing program management, architecture-engineering services, and training to develop a new smart city in Kenya
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Tetra Tech is helping Kenya create a 5,000-acre technopolis, supporting the country as it grows into a globally competitive, prosperous nation. The Government of Kenya, through the Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) selected Tetra Tech as the Master Delivery Partner 2 (MDP2) for the Konza Technopolis project. Tetra Tech is providing program management, architecture-engineering services, and capacity building to support KoTDA with the implementation of Phase I.

Cisco VIDEO | GenYES Helps Students Develop IT and Leadership Skills

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GenYES trains students in grades 4 to 12 to provide technology support in their classrooms, helping to move their schools into the 21st century while gaining exposure to IT and STEM careers. Support from the Cisco Foundation enabled GenYES to expand to 30 schools in Yuma, Arizona, which received more than 1500 hours of tech support from students and saved $75K in IT service expenses.

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How New Technology Is Helping Children Cope With Cancer

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One of the toughest aspects of managing cancer in children is communicating with young patients, say parents and healthcare experts.

“There were many times when my daughter did not want to talk or communicate her feelings,” says Joycelynn Sanchez of now 6-year-old Jiani, who at age 3, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “She grew tired of the pokes and the questions and would become withdrawn.”

The Robot Comfort Duck Will See You Now

Cute furry robots like Paro seal and My Special Aflac Duck are the latest way to help people suffering from cancer, diabetes, depression and dementia.
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This is part of CNET's "Tech Enabled" series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community.

A hospital room has an odd duality. When my mom occupied one, it was both the best place for her to get better and the last place she'd ever see. She spent months in that light-gray room battling complications from kidney and heart disease.

Electrified Fleet Vehicles and Mass Transit Gaining Momentum

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Transportation accounts for more than one-quarter of the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In a country with more than 70,000 transit vehicles — and with buses averaging roughly 34,000 miles of travel each year — electrification of the U.S. fleet and mass transportation spheres is becoming a top priority for city officials and utilities as they reimagine how people and goods move sustainably across urban landscapes. Removing fossil fuels from mass transit will go far in reducing that carbon footprint.

Celebrating Our Employees Living a Life of Service

By Tina Morefield, Director, Community Engagment, AT&T
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During April, National Volunteer Month, we’re celebrating our employees who go above and beyond to make a positive impact on their community. Throughout the month, employees across the country will be participating in marquee volunteer events with City Year Care Force.

Cisco VIDEO | Meet the Global Problem Solver: Good World Solutions

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Good World Solutions’s mobile technology allows companies — and consumers — to know what life is like for the thousands of factory workers behind the scenes.

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CBRE Workplace360: Phoenix

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Watch as our Phoenix office embraces a new way of working through Workplace360, CBRE’s global workplace initiative designed to promote flexibility, mobility and productivity through tech-enabled, 100-percent free-address and paperless offices. Spread across three floors of Building IV at The Esplanade in Phoenix, the new 75,000-square-foot space is leading the way in terms of workplace strategies that impact employee performance, productivity and talent recruitment.

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Meet the Academic Explorers Rewriting the Way Colleges Teach

What happens when college students experiment with tech innovation? The future of education is created.
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At university campuses across the U.S., tech innovation is outrunning the classroom. With no existing curriculum to guide them, students and faculty are experimenting with a slew of new 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. As they tinker away in design studios and labs, they aren’t just figuring out new uses for these 21st century tools — they’re also defining how students learn.

Measuring Natural Capital

A complimentary briefing on how to measure natural and social capital
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April 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Companies appreciate that natural capital greatly benefits business, but what is required is quantifying and demonstrating the business value of natural capital.

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