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Black & Veatch Expands 'Experts on Demand' to Include Data Center Facility Consulting and Advisory Services

New service offering designed to assist data center operators with upgrading facility infrastructure to meet increased data demand and processing needs
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are increasingly employing more data-intensive applications to conduct business and serve their customers, driving a growing need to upgrade or modernize their enterprise data center infrastructure. To better address the changing needs of its clients, Black & Veatch announces today that it has added data center facility consulting and advisory services to its Experts on Demand micro-consulting platform.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Focus of New Black & Veatch eBook

Free download explores essential technologies for the creation of flexible, reliable communications networks supporting smart transportation
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June 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The rise of digitization and smart technologies such as advanced driver-assistance systems, smart sensors and other Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are transforming the world of transportation as we know it.

Black & Veatch Analysis of Carbon-Neutrality Projects Informs Sacramento Municipal Utility District's 2030 Zero Carbon Plan

Leader in decarbonization planning assessed a range of zero-carbon generation projects for SMUD in detailed utility analysis
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Zero-carbon technologies, including carbon capture, energy storage, hydrogen, solar and wind, will allow the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to achieve its goals of zero-carbon emissions in its electricity supply by 2030, finds a recent analysis by decarbonization solutions leader Black & Veatch.

WSP USA Earns APTA's Highest Recognition for Sustainability Commitment

WSP is the first business member to achieve Platinum recognition under the American Public Transportation Association’s Sustainability Commitment.
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Platinum-level recognition through its Sustainability Commitment program to WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.  

This designation showcases WSP’s commitment to sustainability throughout its operations and in the services provided to transit agencies. WSP joins four transit agencies that have received platinum recognition and is the first business member of APTA to achieve this distinction.

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

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.

Recycling Plastics, Growing Opportunity

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Dow has signed a memorandum of understanding with a young India-based recycling company to develop and produce polyethylene film solutions made from locally collected, difficult-to-recycle plastic scraps. By turning flexible plastic waste into post-consumer recycled (PCR) film solutions, Dow and Lucro PlasteCycle are helping boost the circular economy in India while also benefiting local communities.

NFWF and IP Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with Flyway and Habitat Conservation in Seven States

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper celebrate World Migratory Bird Day this Saturday, May 8, by marking progress in conserving bird habitats while also drawing attention to the serious threats birds still face as they migrate.

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions Is One We Can't Run Alone

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BY KRISTINA KLOBERDANZ

I’m a marathon runner, not a sprinter, and there are a few principles I’ve embraced over the years. To run a marathon, you have to be willing to bet big and commit. You have to train with a group of people who are equally committed to the challenge. And finally, some people think you need to run 26 miles in training to know you can do it. I believe you need to run a marathon during the race, not in practice.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

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