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“Evolving Info-Structure in Our Information Age”

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© Hazel Henderson 2021

All nations evolve their infrastructure along with their peoples’ knowledge and technologies.  From our distant past as small bands of nomadic hunter-gatherers, we learned the use of fire to smelt iron and tin --- progressing from the Iron Age to the Bronze Age.  We learned to domesticate animals, agriculture to grow our food, settling in villages, our earliest form of infrastructure, so as to more efficiently assure our collective survival.

Mohawk Comes Out on Top: Ranked Most Sustainable Flooring Supplier on Green Builder Media's Brand Index

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CALHOUN, Ga., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk Industries has been recognized as the most sustainable flooring supplier on Green Builder Media’s 2021 Brand Index. Receiving the top Brand Index score in the flooring category, green professionals ranked Mohawk as a leader in terms of products and initiatives and identified the brand as a sustainable thought leader.

Milwaukee Bucks and SC Johnson Partner To Expand Sustainability Efforts at Fiserv Forum

SC Johnson named Official Sustainability Partner and the Official Disinfectant and Commercial Cleaning Partner of the Bucks
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-- New recycling initiative to help turn the one million plastic cups used annually at Fiserv Forum into future Scrubbing Bubbles® bottles --

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-- New recycling initiative to help turn the one million plastic cups used annually at Fiserv Forum into future Scrubbing Bubbles® bottles --

International Paper Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network

Membership enables the company to work with the Foundation, collaborate with other Network organizations, as it seeks to advance the circular economy through its renewable, fiber-based products
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May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - International Paper (NYSE: IP), a world leader in renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products, has become a Member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network, the world’s leading circular economy network.

Black & Veatch Report Finds Water and Wastewater Utilities, Customers Challenged by COVID Economics

‘2021 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Report’ shows modest progress in addressing service to economically disadvantaged communities
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Although the COVID-19 pandemic shed new light on the importance of water and wastewater services, system resilience, funding and affordability remain challenges facing communities across the U.S., according to Black & Veatch’s new 2021 50 Largest Cities Water and Wastewater Rate Report

WSP USA Charts Direction on Climate and Equity at United for Infrastructure 2021, With Opening Remarks by President Biden

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

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Tom Lewis and Denise Turner Roth help lead government, business and labor leaders in driving solutions for better policies and greater investment in sustainable and equitable infrastructure.

Black & Veatch Report: Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Here to Stay, but Delivering Tangible Results Remains a Challenge

Goal Setting and Measurement report finds decarbonization strategies are increasingly complex and current solutions may not be enough to achieve aggressive targets
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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear understanding of how to achieve them.

Wall-to-Wall Entertainment

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The CLP E-Playground is a fun and inspiring education platform for young people and members of the public to learn about energy, engineering, and environmental conservation. One of its most prominent installations among a number of interactive games and facilities is the Feature Wall.

Mohawk Group Launches Data Tide: Innovative Carpet Collection Supports Nature With Data

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CALHOUN, Ga., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group announces the launch of Data Tide, an innovative collection of modular carpet planks that seeks to explore the symbiotic relationship between nature and data through the visualization of water.

Earth Day 2021: Making Smarter Technology More Sustainable

Mary Jacques, Director, Global Environmental Affairs & Sustainability and Senior Engineer Staff Member at Lenovo
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Each year, April 22 marks a world-wide commemoration that has become increasingly important to global citizens: Earth Day. At this time last year, at our Morrisville, North Carolina operational center, we were all working remotely and canceling international travel amidst lockdowns.

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