Million Dollar Grant To Junior Achievement of New Jersey Supports A Program That Brings ‘Economics of Life’ To Life To Students
Princeton, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On Sunday, December 8 at MetLife Stadium, Junior Achievement of New Jersey was presented a $1 million grant by MetLife Foundation to own and operate a JA BizTown® program in the state of New Jersey.
STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced the appointment of Jennifer M. Jehn to lead the organization as its new president and CEO, beginning in January.
"Namaskara, from Bangalore!" begins Johannes Wilson — an engineering geologist based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office — as he greets the many blog readers following his volunteer efforts in Bangalore, India. For more than a week, Johannes has been working alongside two other AECOM employees to deliver clean energy solutions to India’s poor as part of Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program.
Through research, data and investments, “New Skills at Work” aims to revolutionize the way employers and skills trainers develop talent for jobs in local high-growth industries
NEW YORK, NY, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today launched an unprecedented five-year, $250 million global workforce readiness and demand-driven training initiative called New Skills at Work. The new initiative will be the largest ever private-sector effort aimed at addressing the “skills gap” that exists across many industries, such as healthcare and advanced manufacturing, where not enough trained workers have the specific skills to fill the jobs available.
The demand for energy worldwide is growing at an aggressive pace. Increasingly, companies must harness more energy while using fewer resources. At Ecolab, we’re personally inspired to deliver solutions to this challenge. In the simplest terms, we help customers within the global natural gas, petroleum and petrochemical industries solve their most technically complex problems safely.
Assay Offers Potential for High Sensitivity Testing at Point-of-Care Settings, Say Researchers in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics
Philadelphia, PA, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Researchers have developed a new assay for rapid and sensitive detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in humans. This procedure takes less than 20 minutes and can be easily performed at the point of care (POC) during the patient’s visit, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.
- CO2-adjusted fuel economy of Honda and Acura automobiles up 9.5%
- CO2 emissions intensity of automobile production in N.A. down 16.2%
- CO2 emissions intensity of product shipments in the U.S. down 8%
- CO2 emissions intensity of service parts shipments in the U.S. down 13.5%
AECOM wants to keep you — our clients, colleagues and friends — up-to-speed on the company's progress creating, enhancing and sustaining the world's built, natural and social environments. And we have achieved this with the launch of the most recent edition of ONE — AECOM's award-winning, multimedia e-magazine.
Elevated BACE1 activity in mild cognitive impairment could be early indicator of Alzheimer Disease, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology
Philadelphia, PA, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The critical enzyme beta-secretase1 (BACE1) is known to be elevated in brains with sporadic Alzheimer disease (AD). Scientists have now found increased levels of BACE1 in brains with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), suggesting that BACE1 activity is important for conversion of mild cognitive impairment to AD and may be an early indicator of AD. The results are published in the January issue of The American Journal of Pathology.
New York, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On December 10, designer and social activist Kenneth Cole co-hosted a fundraising event for the St. Luke Foundation For Haiti, with Adriana Lima raising more than $60,000. Attendee’s such as Donna Karan and Paul Haggis helped raised funds to support the Foundations programs, which focus on providing medical care, education, humanitarian aid, and employment opportunities to the least served Haitian communities.
Johnson Controls joint venture recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency
December 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bridgewater Interiors, a joint venture of Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive and building industries, was honored recently by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) with its 2013 Minority Manufacturer of the Year Award.
The nationally recognized award was accepted by Ron Hall, Sr., Bridgewater Interiors president and CEO, during a ceremony this week in Washington, D.C.
Godwin Agbara and Andrea Reba Miller’s presentation from Source Intelligence's Virtual Symposium
The United States Government Accountability Office is the audit, evaluation and investigation portion of congress. In 2010, Congress enacted Section 1502(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to address the exploitation of conflict minerals, which include tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold, and the extreme levels of violence in the DRC.
Lane Jost is a manager on the PwC CR team where in addition to collaborating with his colleagues to optimize the team’s use of data, he is the operations leader of the PwC Charitable Foundation.
How environmentally green, really, are so-called green roofs like the one that’s on top of the Walmart store in north Portland?
Just as wireless sensor networks increasingly are helping building owners and tenants keep track on energy efficiency and water conservation inside, they are also at the center of several new research projects – including one at the aforementioned Walmart site – that aims to build a better understanding of their performance.
After all, it isn’t all that practical or safe for this sort of information to be collected manually by humans.