The issue: Grid empowerment. Local power means people power
When the Powers that Be are looking to site a pollution-spewing power plant, or a methane-leaking pipeline, or a diesel-fume-spewing transportation depot, they inevitably dump it on those without power – impoverished and minority communities. But when they’re looking to make empowering clean energy investments like solar or geothermal, they inevitably go the opposite way, helping out those who already have much and ignoring those who need it the most.
Funds will address surging demand for telehealth during and after the pandemic
ATLANTA, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) today announced it has received a $1.1 million grant from Truist Foundation to expand the institution’s telehealth services that experienced a 700 percent increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quickly deployable, highly scalable units developed to provide safe, comfortable sites for coronavirus screening, testing and vaccinations
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As an innovator in the global fight against the coronavirus, Black & Veatch proudly announces that its Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) – a quickly deployable, scalable and comfortable enclosure designed for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations – has been named a finalist for the Edison Award for pandemic-related solutions.
By Ron Nersesian, Chairman and CEO of Keysight Technologies
Disruptions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic have been broad and substantial, but the responses to those challenges have also been promising. In particular, the technologies that have been deployed to accommodate the need for personal distancing may also provide a guide to managing life and work in the post-pandemic era.
Despite an unprecedented pandemic that has brought many unexpected challenges, Xylem employees’ continued to donate their volunteer hours, donation dollars and passion for solving water to Xylem Watermark, the company’s corporate social responsibility program. Throughout 2020, Xylem Watermark was able to reach more people than ever through funding, education programs and awareness efforts. In the face of the pandemic, Xylem also directly supported COVID-19 relief through volunteerism, matching employee and business partner donations and providing community grants.
TORONTO, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) has launched the Principles-Based Sustainable Recovery for Canadian Businesses guide, recognizing the importance of #UnitingBusiness in light of disruptions caused by COVID-19, by structuring a sustainable path to recovery for the Canadian private sector.
By Lindsay Cates | Associate Manager, Communications and Strategy, US Chamber of Commerce
Stanley Black & Decker is in the business of creating products that people use every day to update their homes and fix their cars. Their infrastructure systems deliver the roads and bridges people drive on, and their security technologies protect the places where we live and work.
On Monday’s program, host Rose Scott continued the conversation with President Teresa White about leading the Georgia-based insurance company during the pandemic and corporate responsibility in responding to social justice issues.
Focused on addressing economic, gender and racial disparities and increasing diversity in STEM and aviation, the JetBlue Foundation issues rapid response grants to help STEM education programs continue to soar
NEW YORK, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced a round of rapid response grants from the JetBlue Foundation. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected funding for non-profits and education programs. To help with immediate needs, the JetBlue Foundation issued a round of emergency grants to 12 aviation and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education grantees and partners in need of financial support to continue their critical work reaching students and communities traditionally underrepresented in these fields.