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Safety Month: Be COVID-19 Safe

Ensuring our workspaces continue to be resilient against the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing responsive Health & Safety practices and resources
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Join Tetra Tech in ensuring we all can continue to be resilient against the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing responsive Health & Safety (H&S) practices and resources.

American Airlines Raises Nearly $1.5 Million for Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

AAdvantage® members helped to make a difference on a global scale by supporting the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' critical mission
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American Airlines raised nearly $1.5 million in support of the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world, including Brazil, India and other countries in need of assistance to battle the devastating virus. The airline and more than 11,000 of its AAdvantage® members raised the full amount in less than one month.

Pack Your Bags and Your Test: American Has Customers' COVID-19 Testing Needs Covered

American continues to launch tools to make flying safer and easier as travelers return to the skies
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  • Self-administered and packable Abbott BinaxNOW Home Test through eMed available for international travel to the U.S.
  • Nationwide expansion of CareNow partnership creates more in-person testing options
  • Customers using VeriFLY can now check-in online at aa.com or through the American Airlines mobile app
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  • Self-administered and packable Abbott BinaxNOW Home Test through eMed available for international travel to the U.S.
  • Nationwide expansion of CareNow partnership creates more in-person testing options
  • Customers using VeriFLY can now check-in online at aa.com or through the American Airlines mobile app

Connecting, Speaking Out, Taking Action: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Booz Allen

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The nonprofit group Stop AAPI Hate received 6,603 reports of incidents against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities from March 2020 to March 2021. This is an 78% increase over the previous 12 months of events ranging from verbal harassment and shunning to civil rights violations and acts of violence like the killing of eight people in Atlanta in March. 

American Airlines Customers Can Now Choose Convenient Vaccine Verification Option in VeriFLY

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  • VeriFLY expands app’s capabilities to include COVID-19 vaccination verification, starting with the Bahamas, El Salvador and Guatemala
  • Customers using VeriFLY can use expedited check-in lanes at most U.S. hub airports
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  • VeriFLY expands app’s capabilities to include COVID-19 vaccination verification, starting with the Bahamas, El Salvador and Guatemala
  • Customers using VeriFLY can use expedited check-in lanes at most U.S. hub airports

Why Pets Could Be a Long-Tail Investment Trend

The $100 billion pet industry is poised to nearly triple to $275 billion by 2030 thanks to a surge in new owners, favorable demographics and increased per-pet spending.
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The pandemic has upended the lives of humans, but for pets, it's been a bonanza: Their owners have been home all day, showering them with attention and treats.

A lot of new faces are also turning up at the dog park. Morgan Stanley’s housing strategists estimate that the growth trend of U.S. pet ownership more than tripled during the pandemic, while spending on everything from veterinary care to pet accessories has proven resilient, even during the recession.

Empowering Our Communities

We want the communities where we live and work to thrive, and to help others revitalize their communities as well.
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Around the world, we support education, learning and upskilling. This commitment was intensely tested throughout the global pandemic in 2020, and our people and business met the challenge with extraordinary effort and resolve.

Fighting the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

In navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly aligned our global organization around three priorities and took actions to protect our employees and the business while positioning the company to thrive.

A Nonprofit's Persistence Pays Off

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After receiving tough yet constructive advice from the winning Morgan Stanley U.S. Strategy Challenge team in 2019, The Family Center, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit, turned short-term disappointment into a financially viable, winning plan to expand its healthcare offerings.

Reducing Food Waste Through Technology Solutions

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Food waste can contribute to the ongoing issue of malnutrition in many countries worldwide, as well as the squandering of valuable natural resources. Slashing food waste is a challenge many businesses are beginning to tackle and successfully doing so can bring significant benefits, both financial and environmental, to producers, retailers, and consumers alike. The Consumer Goods Forum has been providing a platform for shared resources under the auspices of their ‘Resolution on Food Waste’ since 2015.

Ten Nature-Inspired Companies Advancing Sustainable Solutions

Biomimicry Institute announces the 10 startup companies participating in this year’s $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® program.
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The Biomimicry Institute has announced the top 10 nature-inspired startups to compete for the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize, a transformational program designed to help startups cross a critical threshold in scaling their sustainable solutions.

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The Biomimicry Institute has announced the top 10 nature-inspired startups to compete for the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize, a transformational program designed to help startups cross a critical threshold in scaling their sustainable solutions.

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