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Las Vegas Sands Recognized as World Leader for Climate Change and Water

Company retains its A List position by CDP for environmental sustainability
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LAS VEGAS, January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has again been recognized by CDP, the international nonprofit environmental disclosure platform, on both the Climate Change and Water A List. This is the company’s fourth year in a row to attain a leadership position for Climate Change and its first on the Water A List. Las Vegas Sands is proud to be recognized and continues to work towards additional reduction of its environmental impact.

Interview with Tim Singh, Proposal Coordinator, Business Development Support Services

Taking on complex challenges to help Tetra Tech win work and expand its business
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Tim Singh is a proposal coordinator with Tetra Tech based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He helps Tetra Tech teams specializing in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, and geotechnical engineering pursue and win new business. Tim has a bachelor’s degree in industrial design and a master’s degree in strategic design.

What are some of the most inspirational projects you’ve worked on at Tetra Tech?

Xylem Employees Install Solar Power and Water Filtration Systems in Ten Homes Near Pune, India

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On January 3, 2019, Xylem employee volunteers in Pune and Thane completed the installation of ten AquaHomes into households in the villages of Mugoan and Masaad, India. The volunteers spent four days installing the AquaHomes, which provide the households with solar power and clean water for the first time. Prior to this project, the families were using kerosene lamps as their only source of light in their homes. Additionally, the families collected water from contaminated wells in the community, causing many illnesses and diseases among villagers.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

Activating Small-Holder Farmers for Personal and Environmental Change

How One Agricultural Training Ground is Changing Traditional Farming Methods Across Zambia
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Mr. Cipolo worked at an airport in Lusaka, Zambia for most of his adult career. In 1994, at the age of 50, he was suddenly laid off. He applied to other jobs in the city but no one wanted to hire him because of his age. Yet he still needed a full-time income to support his family. He tried farming, but after balancing his books at the end of first year, he found he was losing money.

Duke Energy Protects Carolinas' Waterways With $800,000 in Grants

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  • Grants to support 11 projects spanning 58 counties across North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Investment is part of Duke Energy's $10-million multiyear commitment to protect and improve the environment
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  • Grants to support 11 projects spanning 58 counties across North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Investment is part of Duke Energy's $10-million multiyear commitment to protect and improve the environment

A Deeper Look at CECP's Year-End Investing in Society: Planet

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Investing in Society, CECP’s recently launched and updated compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in corporate efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Divided into five sections – Priorities, Performance, People, Planet, and Policies – the collection of insights offers a far-reaching assessment of what leading companies are doing in each of the five focus areas.

Tetra Tech Joins USAID to Celebrate Sustainable Water Treatment Plant in Liberia

Dedicating one of the largest, solar-powered water treatment plants in Liberia and West Africa
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On November 28, 2018, community officials, the Liberian government, and officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated the dedication of the Sanniquellie City water treatment plant. As part of the USAID Liberia Municipal Water Project (LMWP), Tetra Tech designed a solar-powered water treatment plant and public distribution system, placing kiosks within 500 meters of homes to reduce the time families spend collecting water to under 30 minutes.

WEBINAR - Water Stewardship Streamlined: AWS v2.0

Learn How to Implement the Streamlined AWS Standard at your Site
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Please join SCS Global Services and the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to learn about the revised AWS Standard Version 2.0 on a webinar January 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm (EST). The AWS Standard is the only comprehensive global benchmark for responsible water stewardship which provides guidance to major water users seeking to assure responsible water governance, balance, quality, and healthy water-related sites and values.

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