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Here's How Benevity Helped State Auto's Program Flourish

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In this Q&A, find out how State Auto Insurance saw an increase in volunteering participation and giving after implementing Benevity. Plus, learn how they’ve been able to expand and grow their program with corporate matching, payroll giving deductions, user-created volunteer opportunities and more!

WATCH HOW STATE AUTO EXPANDED THEIR PROGRAM WITH BENEVITY

Here's How Benevity Helped Experian Ditch Spreadsheets & Reduce Admin Time

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In this Q&A video, Experian shares how they increased employee participation by engaging new people in their program after partnering with Benevity. Find out how they shifted away from managing their volunteering program with spreadsheets and stopped manually cutting their own checks to nonprofits.

Addressing the Leakage Imperative: Black & Veatch Responds With New Hire to Lead Digital Transformation of Leakage Management Services

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REDHILL, United Kingdom, October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Water companies in England and Wales have to deliver, on average, a 17 per cent cut in leakage by 2025. Current levels of leakage, 3.16 billion litres per day in 2018/19, are deemed unacceptable by Ofwat. Black & Veatch has created a new role: Leakage Services Manager, and appointed Stuart White, to help water companies meet the regulator’s expectations.

Energy Planning Offers Efficiency, Cost Savings, Resilience Down the Road

Water utilities are expected to become more aggressive in their approach to managing energy
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It is no surprise that after labor costs, energy is the next highest operational cost for water and wastewater utilities. Water is an extremely heavy resource, requiring enormous amounts of energy to move and treat it. As energy costs continue to rise and more states adopt regulatory incentives and disincentives that drive large-scale sustainability and efficiency efforts, it is expected that utilities will become more aggressive in their approach to managing energy. 

BIER Issues Results of 2018 Water, Energy, and Emissions Benchmarking Study

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January 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released their 2018 Water, Energy, and Emissions Benchmarking Study celebrating their tenth benchmarking report and most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative benchmark of water, energy, and emissions efficiency in the beverage industry. Findings of the study substantiate the beverage industry’s ongoing efforts to better understand and reduce resource use on a global scale.

More Efficient Freight Transportation Reduces Environmental Impact

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Next time you’re stuck in traffic, consider this: How much faster would you move if there were fewer large trucks on the road? We’ve thought about that, too, which is why we’ve looked for more efficient ways to handle our freight transportation needs so that everyone benefits — economically and environmentally.

Domtar is well known for its sophisticated and cost-effective distribution network. Our freight transportation practices are reliable, and our distributions centers are strategically placed for greater distribution efficiency.

Kris De Decker: Enough Is Enough

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In our quest to make a better world, we often strive for more efficient use of resources. But is the goal of efficiency the right one? Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio, Low Tech Magazine founder, Kris De Decker, makes a compelling case for the abandonment of efficiency as the barometer for planetary stewardship. He proposes we use the simpler, but perhaps more painful objective of sufficiency. De Decker argues that pursuing greener, more efficient methods and technologies is, more often than not, a fool’s errand.

Republic Services Optimizes Collections with Fleet Innovation

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Each day, Republic Services’ drivers fulfill a promise to our customers – 5.8 million recycling and waste collection pick-ups, or promises fulfilled with precision and consistency.

Our customers understand that each promise comes with an assurance that their recyclables and waste will be handled the right way – safely and in an environmentally responsible manner. This, of course, demands a highly advanced and durable fleet.

More than 2,500 technicians skillfully maintain Republic’s fleet nationwide while continually finding greater environmental efficiencies.

Boeing's Environmental Priorities Driven by Decreasing Emissions, Increasing Efficiencies

2016 study points the way
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**This is the fifth article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

In 2016, Boeing completed a comprehensive third-party review and assessment of the company’s most significant environmental priorities.

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