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The Importance of EHS Compliance

Where to Focus, Common Challenges & Consequences of Non-Compliance
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In these "new normal" days, environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance isn’t the sole concern of most businesses—it’s just one part of running a healthy and productive company. But compliance is still an absolute must in order to run a safe and effective business, and EHS managers are faced with the daunting task of managing regulatory compliance across multiple facilities and functions, often without a lot of resources and now likely virtual in some capacity. As we look at this new year, it's a great time to refocus and revisit your "pre-COVID" initiatives and goals.

Travel Easier With the United Travel-Ready Center

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You'll now be able to upload and validate COVID-19 test results, review local entry requirements, find testing providers and store vaccination records all in the "My Trips" section of the United app or website.

Travel easier with the United Travel-Ready Center uafly.co/TravelReady

La TD soutient 15 organismes axés sur la reprise après la COVID-19

Défi TD Prêts à agir 2020 : 10 millions de dollars canadiens en subventions remis à des organismes proposant des solutions novatrices pour aider à relever les défis liés à la COVID-19
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TORONTO, le 29 janv. 2021 /3BL Media/ - Aujourd'hui, la TD est fière de remettre 10 millions de dollars canadiens en subventions à 15 organismes nord-américains qui s'attaquent aux inégalités sociales existantes dans les collectivités affectées de façon disproportionnée par la pandémie de COVID-19.

TD Supports 15 Organizations Focused on Advancing COVID-19 Recovery

The 2020 TD Ready Challenge awards $10 million (CDN) in grants to organizations with innovative solutions designed to help address challenges of COVID-19
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TORONTO, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, TD is proud to award $10 million (CDN) in grants to 15 North American organizations that are working to help address existing social inequities in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

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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Smart Agriculture Offers a Path to Zero Hunger and Improved Livelihoods

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Despite decades of progress in reducing hunger, the trend has reversed, and the world is not on track to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2: Zero Hunger by 2030. According to a 2020 United Nations report, nearly 690 million people—60 million more than in 2015 and an estimated 8.9 percent of the world’s total population—are hungry.

Arrow Electronics Update: Technology Project Helps Coffee Growers Increase Revenue

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DENVER, Colo., January 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A blockchain project supported by Arrow Electronics has increased revenue for Honduran coffee growers and helped them establish long-term buying relationships. 

Time to Bridge the Gap, Demand Diabetes Care Equity

Access to breakthrough tech remain out of reach for many who stand to benefit most. Something has to change.
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Tracey D. Brown, who lives with type 2 diabetes, is CEO of the American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Jared Watkin is Senior Vice President, Diabetes Care, at Abbott, a leading global health technology company. Their op-ed, republished here, originally appeared in the Boston Herald.

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Tracey D. Brown, who lives with type 2 diabetes, is CEO of the American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Jared Watkin is Senior Vice President, Diabetes Care, at Abbott, a leading global health technology company. Their op-ed, republished here, originally appeared in the Boston Herald.

Flying IoT Introduces New Opportunities, Security Vulnerabilities

By Cheryl Ajluni | Keysight Technologies
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Times have changed in the amazing world of IoT. What once was a new and compelling idea has quickly worked its way into the hearts and minds of consumers everywhere. From wearable devices such as the Fitbit and pet trackers to smart cows and smart farming, IoT is now taking to the sky.

Have You Tried Turning Your House Off and On Again?

By Matt Campbell
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When you call an HVAC technician these days, the first thing they might ask is, “have you tried turning it off and on again?”

This morning, I woke up to an indoor temperature of 55 F (that’s 286 Kelvin for those of you who never leave the lab). Apparently, our heater had been off for a while. I checked the furnace, it was fine. I checked our new smart thermostat, which also seemed to be in working order. My wife and I messed with the settings to no avail. Then, I remembered my time in IT and decided to turn it off and on again. As soon as it booted back up, the heat clicked on.

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