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Booz Allen’s Steve Wright: Laying the Groundwork for the Moon, Mars, and Beyond

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Hovering roughly 250 miles above Earth and circling it in roughly an hour and a half, the International Space Station is more than a research laboratory for a range of experiments. It’s a place where mission-critical spacecraft systems and equipment are tested, yielding invaluable insights for the journeys to the moon and Mars.

Aramark Launches New Eco-Conscious Apparel Line Made From Recycled Materials

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PHILADELPHIA, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Aramark is launching an exclusive new WearGuard® Eco Collection that offers an apparel solution for customers committed to minimizing their impact on environment, it was announced today. The eco-conscious apparel is created with recycled fiber blends, including traditional recycled polyester, oyster shell polyester and REPREVE® performance fiber manufactured entirely from recycled plastic bottles.

How Sappi Innovates With the Customer in Mind

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At Sappi, we are known for our history of paper innovation—but we don’t stop there. This past year we’ve launched an unprecedented amount of investments and initiatives all to support our customers and business. With our portfolio of high-quality sustainable products, including our new paperboard packaging, along with our outreach and marketing efforts, Sappi is here to serve its customers for the long haul. 

Sappi educates on the power of paper

Our new site, POP from Sappi, celebrates the inspiring power of paper, print, and packaging.

Cyber Specialist Crystal Simmons on Finding a Home and Working for Change

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“To really make an impact and be successful, cybersecurity requires diverse people, backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. There is no one size fits all in this industry.”

Crystal Simmons lives these words through her work at Booz Allen. With GLOBE, the firm’s LGBTQ+ employee forum, she leads a “cyber squad” to recruit highly skilled LGBTQ+ talent and represents the firm in a similar role at Queercon, the largest social network of LGBT hackers from around the world. 

3M and Discovery Education Announce National Finalists and State Merit Winners in 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Top Ten Finalists Compete for $25,000 Grand Prize and Title of “America’s Top Young Scientist”
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SILVER SPRING, Md. and ST. PAUL, Minn., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its annual 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

Sappi Collaborates With University of Maine on Innovative Paper Applications

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New devices made from patterned release paper— for use in biotechnical applications—were included as one of five discoveries showcased at the University of Maine earlier this year, as part of their Maine Innovation, Research and Technology Accelerator (MIRTA) program. The innovative devices were developed in partnership with Sappi’s Westbrook Technology Center. MIRTA is a 16-week program that guides participants through customer discovery, market analysis, intellectual property analysis, and the development of a business model.

The Growing Organics Market Presents a Natural Investment Opportunity

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by Nick Cherney CFA, Senior Vice President, Janus Henderson 

As Americans become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of organics, we are presented with an opportunity to align our investments with our lifestyle choices – by investing in the companies and agricultural operations that are driving organic innovation and bringing natural products to the marketplace.

Sian Lewis: Advancing Data Science and LGBTQ+ Inclusion at Booz Allen

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“Algorithms help determine a lot of important aspects of our lives, such as job eligibility and access to loans and funding. Because of this, it’s important that people of all backgrounds have a role in making data-driven decisions.”

A Seed to Stalk Future: Financing America’s Grain Economy

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by Leah Thibault, CEI Capital Management and Brett Richardson, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

The idea of “nose-to-tail” dining, shorthand for using as much of an animal as possible, has no field-grown counterpart. What about the grains that make up so much of our agricultural production and diet? Where is our “seed to stalk?”

Crafting a Sustainable Grain Cycle

Strategy, Technology, Innovation: Booz Allen Shares Its 2019 Impact Report

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Securing mobile devices against cyberattacks. Transforming the taxpayer experience. Using bioinformatics to revolutionize healthcare. Booz Allen shares these stories and more in the firm’s 2019 Impact Report, which captures highlights from its work with clients solving the world’s most pressing challenges.

From citizen services to cyber

The report features Booz Allen’s work for government and commercial clients in a digitally transforming world, including:

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