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A Chip Off the Old Block…Boeing Benefits From Geology Genealogy

Boeing environmental scientist is a restoration "rock" star
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Katie Moxley’s mom placed a rock hammer in her hand at age 10. It felt right. Little did she know that geology tool would end up chiseling her future as an environmental leader at Boeing.

Moxley went on to become a geologist and is now a Boeing restoration “rock” star in the Puget Sound. It all started with her mother, an elementary science teacher with Seattle Public Schools, introducing her young daughter to geology while taking extra science courses at the University of Washington.

Why We Advocate

4 ways Symantec’s Corporate Responsibility team advocates for a safer and more sustainable future
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By Tess Hetzel, Corporate Responsibility Manager

Living in Washington, D.C., “advocacy” is a word I hear every single day. Being a good corporate citizen means engaging with public policy, as local, state, and federal laws affect our employees, partners, and customers. Many of our stakeholders care not only about Symantec’s commitment to and track record on issues like climate change and diversity, but also about how we’re speaking out on these issues and mobilizing action.

HP Partners with World Wildlife Fund on Forest Protection and Restoration

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Partnering with World Wildlife Fund, HP is committing to the restoration, protection and conservation of 200,000 acres of forest, an area equal to the size of New York City. As part of the 5-year agreement, HP will also support WWF’s efforts in developing science-based targets for forests, estimating carbon and nature co-benefits of forest restoration and improved forest management. The two major forest restoration and management projects mark the first within HP’s Sustainable Forests Cooperative.
 

Why Diversity and Inclusion Are Key to Solving Water Challenges

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How does diversity and inclusion help us solve water challenges? How does this lead to innovation? These were two of the main questions discussed at a recent panel hosted by Xylem at Stockholm World Water Week. The panel participants discussed women and water, why diversity and inclusion are so important to water management, and gave tips on how organizations can make sure everyone’s voice is heard.

Pentair Corporate Responsibility Report Showcases Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions

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LONDON, September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global water treatment company Pentair announces the release of its 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting its efforts to make a positive impact on the health of the world with its people, resources, technology and values focused on its mission of delivering smart, sustainable water solutions.

How Sports Can Combat the Climate Crisis

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Climate change is one of the most serious challenges humanity has ever faced. It is affecting the environment and human activities, and sport is no exception. As the leader of the Olympic Movement, the IOC is supporting the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games, International Sports Federations, National Olympic Committees and athletes in their efforts to respond to it. This video tells the story of how the Olympic Movement is playing its part in addressing the climate crisis.

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 3: Stormwater

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 3 of 5.

Interview With Martin Pleau, Process Control Expert

Controlling sewer systems in real time to improve water quality in urban areas
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Martin Pleau holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University with a specialization in process control. During his 25 years with Tetra Tech, he pioneered the development of Csoft®, a model-based control software designed to improve the management of urban drainage systems and protect human health and the environment. This innovative software is now used to manage water systems in several large cities in North America and Europe.

Tackling Sustainable Development Goal 6: How Beverage Industry Giants Are Accelerating Water Action Through Collaboration

How Beverage Giants Are Tackling SDG 6 Through Collaboration
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ABInBev. American Beverage Association. Bacardi. Beam Suntory. Brown-Forman. Carlsberg Group. Constellation Brands. Diageo. HEINEKEN. Keurig Dr. Pepper. Molson Coors and MillerCoors. Ocean Spray. PepsiCo. Pernod Ricard. The Coca-Cola Company.

These 16 companies are industry giants, delivering nearly every corner of the world with thirst-quenching drinkables of every variety. On the streets, these companies are competing for consumer affections and loyalty. But behind the scenes, they’re tackling one of our world’s most pressing challenges: water.

Context-Based Targets Bring a Scientific Approach to Water Management

By Mary Mazzoni
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This article series is sponsored by AEG and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

In 2015, when the United Nations issued the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it called on business, government and civil society to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” But societal and environmental factors—from industrialization to climate change—may make accomplishing this goal increasingly difficult, recent research shows. 

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