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State of the Green Building Industry 2021

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by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council 

There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.

Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns

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by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

The Global Race to 5G Dominance: Insights From Booz Allen and Industry Experts

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“5G will give countries new ways to project power through governance and diplomacy, foreign aid and trade, and security and law enforcement. At the same time, slow or poorly managed rollouts of these novel technologies can introduce new vulnerabilities to national and homeland security, constrain economic growth, and limit international influence.”

-5G Geotechnical Competition in the Digital Age

Leading Digital Transformation in Central Georgia With Booz Allen's Lizz Said

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Girls building robots and STEM skills for the future. Digital training specialists helping warfighters prepare for their missions. Cybersecurity experts and aerospace engineers supporting aircraft like the C-130 Hercules flown all around the world.

C5ISR Hall of Fame Honors Booz Allen's Gen. Dennis Via for a Lifetime of Service and Leadership

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“Our men and women [in uniform] need the equipment that this community provides to ensure they can go forward and perform their missions and come home safely to their families.”

- General Dennis Via (ret.), Booz Allen Executive Vice President and 2021 inductee into the C5ISR Hall of Fame

Booz Allen and Industry Leaders Explore AI's Impact on San Diego's Booming Cybersecurity Sector

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AI is not only helping cyber firms develop new products but also helping companies expand output amid talent shortages.”

-Booz Allen Senior Vice President Jennie Brooks, head of the firm’s San Diego office

Few cities in America can match San Diego’s status as a growing technology hub. The region’s impact and support of cybersecurity in particular is staggering.

Bringing the Booz Allen Foundation's Mission to Life During COVID-19

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“Our team at the Booz Allen Foundation strives to empower people to develop innovative technologies and solutions that help vulnerable populations build generational resilience. The Innovation Fund brought our mission to life during an unprecedented crisis.”

-Booz Allen Foundation Executive Director Christine Hoisington

Reaching for Dreams

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The image of graduates joyfully throwing their caps into the air after receiving their degrees perfectly captures the fresh-faced optimism of young people ready to go out and conquer the working world.

But after their caps fall back to the ground, many of them face the harsh reality of not being able to land an entry-level job because they lack the previous work experience required by many employers.

Can We Pay Farmers to Store Carbon Emissions in Their Fields?

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by Marcello Rossi, Climate & Capital Media 

Modern agriculture releases carbon into the air. But a new generation of startups is paying farmers to put it back into the ground.

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