Gene Severtson is always up for an adventure—and a challenge. He’s commanded some of the most technologically advanced naval submarines. An avid marathoner and triathlete, he’s currently training for the Armed Forces Triathlon Championships. And now he’s with Booz Allen Hamilton as a SDEF Executive Fellow, bringing the public and private sectors together to spur innovation for national security.
Environmental Business Journal Recognizes Environmental Industry Firms for 2020 Performance and Innovation
ST. PAUL Minn., February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Environmental Business Journal® (EBJ), a business research publication which has provided strategic business intelligence to the environmental industry since 1988, has honored Antea Group with two 2020 EBJ Business Achievement Awards.
Each year, US Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine recognizes “bright men and women who are shaping the future of engineering, science, and technology.” Since 2005, more than 100 Booz Allen employees have been recognized by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
From drones and self-driving cars to supersonic and hypersonic vehicles, modern technology has transformed the way the world thinks about transportation. But these advancements have also presented complex challenges for government leaders to navigate.
Many families face an ongoing tension between the decision-maker “Patriarch” perspective and the younger “NextGen” perspective on how to approach investing and whether alpha should have primacy in investment decisions — with social, educational, justice, environmental, and other impact goals being served predominantly philanthropically — or if the two should always be approached as an integrated whole, regardless of asset class.
Freeport-McMoRan garnered a spot on the 2021 World's Most Admired Companies list, ranking sixth among its industry peers.
The list was created by the magazine in partnership with global management consultant firm Korn Ferry. Rankings are based on rigorous vetting, including a poll of 3,800 corporate executives, directors and analysts. The review began with 1,670 global companies, and the list ultimately was narrowed to a ranked top 51 All-Stars plus an alphabetical list of the remaining 281. Industries also were ranked into categories by overall scores.
Innovation is vital for a business to establish a competitive advantage. Putting it to work is another challenge in itself, however, and success often comes only after a protracted period of trial and error.
Take CLP’s digital solutions platformSmart Energy Connect (SEC) as an example. Its ability to rebound from the setbacks it encountered in offering an indoor air quality solution provides a useful lesson in the value of persistence.
Through modernization initiatives, federal health agencies are using the cloud, DevOps, artificial intelligence (AI), and more to serve their constituents. During COVID-19, these initiatives collecting critical data and delivering vital services were tested like never before. The changes in telehealth, contact tracing, and electronic health record systems were transformational, all while laying the foundation for the health care of tomorrow.
‘Innovator of the Year’ award recognizes alliance’s push for enhanced construction safety during COVID-19 pandemic
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As the COVID-19 pandemic deepened, leading U.S. engineering and construction firms joined forces in May, leveraging their deep safety expertise and best practices in a campaign to ensure the well-being of crews and office teams facing the outbreak’s complex challenges.
Now for that push with pilot projects already in play, the NEXT Coalition is being honored, winning Construction Dive magazine’s coveted “Innovator of the Year” award.
by John Howell of Climate & Capital Media and Climate Finance Weekly
“Why climate finance,” you might ask? In 25 years of reporting on sustainable business, I have become fascinated by the pivotal relationship between capital and innovative solutions to climate-related issues.