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DesignFWD: Made of Water

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Mohawk Group announces the return of its free series of accredited CEUs, first launched in 2020, in March 2021. Due to a very positive response, Mohawk Group will offer new courses in continuation of its DesignFWD digital learning initiatives. From leading design innovations to well-being in the built environment to technical solutions, the DesignFWD CEU series provides inspiring and impactful information for the contract design community.

Made of Water

What Does Water Mean To You?

NortonLifeLock helps build an AquaTower in Tiruvannamalai, India
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By John Deotrakul, Director Global Communications & Development, Planet Water Foundation

Tetra Tech's Dr. Sujoy B. Roy Discusses Modeling and Analysis to Assess Future Climate Change Impacts

Increasing resilience of water resources and infrastructure to the extremes of climate and weather events
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Sujoy B. Roy, PhD, a principal engineer in Tetra Tech’s Lafayette, California, office, has more than 25 years of experience in large water-related modeling projects.

“I was drawn to climate change because of the scale and consequences of the problem,” said Dr. Roy. In looking at longer-term infrastructure and future water supply studies, climate considerations are seen less as a separate discipline, and more integrated into ongoing and long-term analyses.

From Ash Pond To Riverside Wetlands: Making the Business Case for Engineered Natural Technologies

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  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.
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Highlights

  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.

Two Major Companies Announce New Agwater Challenge Commitments to Improve Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture

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March 9, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Bold commitments moving towards positive water impacts come months after Ceres and the World Wildlife Fund release a new pathway for companies to improve soil health and nutrient management practices for key commodities produced in high-risk watersheds. 

WSP Supports World Water Day 2021 - Valuing Water

A series of webinars and articles by WSP thought leaders will explore opportunities to maintain a reliable, sustainable water supply.
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Given the impacts of climate change on water, it is more imperative than ever that we value this precious resource in a responsible and accountable manner.

World Water Day will be celebrated on March 22, 2021 to raise awareness around global water shortages and support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

La TD publie son Rapport sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance 2020 et son Rapport sur La promesse TD Prêts à agir 2020

Ces rapports décrivent la façon dont la TD a accéléré ses efforts et étendu son influence positive dans une année marquée par d’importants changements et d’importantes perturbations.
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., 5 mars 2021 /3BL Media/  – Dans un monde perturbé par la COVID-19, la TD a directement contribué à des changements positifs et au progrès sociétal en vue de favoriser un meilleur avenir, plus durable et inclusif.

Ceres 2021 to Call on Capital Market Leaders for Urgent Action to Stop the Climate Crisis

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Three-day virtual convening will draw institutional investors, C-suite executives, policymakers, regulators and thought leaders from around the world

Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today will call for urgent action to achieve a net-zero emissions future and build back a more just and inclusive economy 

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Three-day virtual convening will draw institutional investors, C-suite executives, policymakers, regulators and thought leaders from around the world

Ceres 2021: Transform Tomorrow Today will call for urgent action to achieve a net-zero emissions future and build back a more just and inclusive economy 

Scotts and MLB Launch 2021 Field Refurbishment Grant Program

Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch & Three-Time MLB All-Star Ryan Howard Return as Ambassadors
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Marysville, OH, February 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, the Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball will begin accepting submissions for the 2021 Scotts® Field Refurbishment Grant Program, which awards modern, playable youth baseball and softball field refurbishments to four communities in need within the United States.

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