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CHL Coalition Showcases Industry Support for Vulnerable Communities During COVID-19

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March 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) Coalition has published a case studies booklet highlighting the actions of member 51 companies and organisations to assist vulnerable communities most impacted by COVID-19.

Black & Veatch Management Consulting's Survey-Driven '2021 Stormwater Utility Survey Report' Features Roundtable Insights from Sector Managers

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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Stormwater utility leaders say they would focus on proactive rehabilitation of assets, enhanced resiliency and improving water quality efforts if they had adequate funding, according to Black & Veatch Management Consulting’s latest “Stormwater Utility Survey Report.” Based on a nationally-recognized survey of stormwater utilities, the report continues to show an “alignment gap” among program needs and costs, revenue levels and customer acceptance against the backdrop of a gradual increase in the average monthly single-family re

A Refocus On The Issues Of Health & Protection

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By Wendy Herdon

According to the 2020 Aflac Health Care Issues Survey, COVID-19 affected 16% of families with children under 18 in the household — and of these, 75% said they or a member of their household required hospitalization for the coronavirus. Hospitalization due to COVID-19 can be costly. A single symptomatic COVID-19 case could incur a median direct medical cost of $3,045 during the course of the infection, according to Health Affairs.

Introducing Purpose Perception: Porter Novelli's Implicit Association Study

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Purpose is more than a marketing tactic; it’s much more than a term thrown around at conferences. It is something that is so deeply embedded into our experience with and perception of a brand that it becomes a feeling. We can’t see it and sometimes we can’t even articulate it, but we know it’s there. Purpose is complex and deep, and it’s more emotional than it is rational. And, at the heart of Purpose is the complex truth that consumers overwhelmingly gravitate toward it.

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Georgia DOT, The University of Georgia and The Ray Break Ground on Latest Meadow-Research Installation

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February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), The Ray and the University of Georgia’s College of Environment + Design (UGA CED) are pleased to announce Phase 2 of their meadow-research plantings on The Ray Highway, at the Exit 6 median alongside I-85’s northbound lanes. The purpose of the research is to establish innovative uses that beautify and improve the utilization of Georgia’s highway corridor.

Results of Police Reform Study Shows the Need for Changes in Policing

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A community partnership in Indianapolis that includes several Cummins Inc. employees is calling for new approaches to community policing in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd.

It is one of several recommendations by the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee (GIPC) in a recently released report titled “Police Reform: Equal Treatment of Black Americans.” 

Turning Data into Action

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Leveraging smart infrastructure to enable data-driven utility operations has long been a work in progress, and advancement has been uneven. While many utilities have access to vast amounts of data thanks to deployment of advanced metering infrastructure and sensors across new and legacy assets, only a few early adopters have operationalized the data in a significant way.

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Introducing Porter Novelli's 2021 Business of Cancel Culture Study

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Years ago, one voice may not have gained too much traction – it may have moved forward for a bit, or floundered before reaching too many ears. Yet, today, because of social media, a voice can carry. Now, collective voices spreading like digital wildfire can sway public opinion. One misstep or wrong word from a person, a celebrity or brand can put that entity in a social media maelstrom – where mutual disapproval puts that entity on the outs. It’s a phenomenon that has come to be known as “cancel culture.”

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