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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.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

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  • Women make up half of the U.S. workforce.
  • Only 13% of engineers are women.
  • Only 28% of STEM workers are women.
  • Inclusion of diverse perspectives is essential to innovation. 

Today is Girl Day: Introduce a Girl to Engineering. Studies researched by Engineers Week show that young women who choose or persist in engineering and STEM tend to have strong role models in the field.

Jannet Walker-Ford Named WSP USA National Transit & Rail Leader

Brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience working with large transportation agencies, leading key transit, rail, highway and aviation projects across the U.S.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 23, 2021, /3BL Media/ — Jannet Walker-Ford, a leader with more than two decades of experience in mobility and transportation systems, has been named the national transit and rail leader for WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

WSP USA Partners With the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment

Collaborating to integrate climate-related data into cash flow modeling and valuation estimation practices for infrastructure assets.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services firm, has partnered with the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI) on an initiative to support resilient communities and sustained socio-economic development. 

CCRI is focused on developing practical methods and tools to mainstream climate-related data into infrastructure investment decisions.  

WSP Selected for Multiple 2020 EBJ and CCBJ Achievement Awards

Resilience work, innovation and sustainable technology advances recognized by preeminent environmental business publishing and research company.
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SAN DIEGO, February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services firm, received honors from Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) for project and technological merit, and exponential growth of its corporate resilience practice.  

The awards speak to WSP’s enterprise-wide focus on, and commitment to, innovation and advancing its climate, resilience and sustainability services across all public and private sector markets. 

WEBINAR: WSP's Carbon Zero Appraisal Framework

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Our role in tackling the climate emergency increasingly influences all that we do. However, as transport practitioners, we often lack the evidence to make informed investment decisions at a point when opportunities still exists to shape a project’s carbon reduction potential. 

WSP’s Carbon Zero Appraisal Framework provides a proportionate and transparent process for assessing scheme and program emissions throughout the project lifecycle, alongside the resilience of new infrastructure to climate change effects. 

WSP USA Office First in Boston to Receive Fitwel v2.1 CI Certification

WSP led the Fitwel v2.1 certification process for its new workplace that incorporates multiple features that support a healthier, more energy-efficient workplace environment.
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BOSTON, February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The new Boston office of WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been certified as a Fitwel One Star workplace in recognition of a design that incorporates multiple health and wellness features for employees and visitors.

Fitwel is a building certification that supports healthier workplace environments to improve occupant health and productivity. The WSP office, located at 100 Summer Street, is Boston’s first Fitwel Commercial Interior v2.1-certified space, achieving 94 points over seven impact categories.

Four Water Stewardship Trends to Watch in 2021

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This article is the second in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

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This article is the second in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

Three Greenhouse Gas Management Trends to Watch in 2021

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This article is the first in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

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This article is the first in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

What Else Can Net Zero Do For Us?

Decarbonization could deliver sustainability benefits beyond mitigating climate change – but only if we take an integrated approach to balance overlapping, sometimes conflicting, goals
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The tiny city cowers in the shadow of an enormous tidal wave labelled “COVID-19”. Looming behind is a series of progressively larger tsunamis: “Recession”, “Climate change” and, finally, filling half the frame, “Biodiversity collapse”. This much-copied image by Canadian cartoonist Graeme MacKay is a potent reminder that however bad our immediate troubles are, there is worse to come.

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