Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.
Xylem is proud to be a partner of St. Cassian School’s Scholars and Artists-in-Residence program. As part of this programs, students learned about water as a valuable resource and created a water filtration system. Sixth grade students participated in the World Water Monitoring Event, a program developed by Earth Echo and implemented by Xylem employees. The students visited Yantacaw Brook Park in Montclair and tested pond water temperature, turbidity, PH and dissolved oxygen level. They then recorded the result in a worldwide water monitoring data bank.
American Water Works Association honors distinguished service, innovation
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – For much of his four decades at Black & Veatch, Brent Reuss has delivered on water solutions for the global infrastructure company. Less than two years into his Black & Veatch job as a process engineer, Gil Hurwitz has burnished his reputation for membrane technology. Now, both are being honored by a leading water industry trade group.
Ceres 2020 in New York will mobilize the world's most influential capital market leaders to accelerate and scale up innovative solutions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges. These leading executives will map out the urgent steps for increased investor and corporate action on sustainability risks and opportunities across diverse sectors of the economy.
Donation of new water well first for program partnership
SUFFOLK, Va.,Feb. 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A rural Virginia family displaced from their home after their water well failed are receiving the gift of clean water today, marking the first project of Hometown H2O, a domestic water program aimed at bringing education and access to clean and sustainable water to people and communities in need across the United States.
Tool helps businesses factor current and future water risks into decisions that support sustainable growth
January 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, has updated key data within its Water Risk Monetizer tool to reflect current water trends. The tool, which enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into business strategy, is increasingly being used by companies as they plan action steps to support sustainable growth.
Xylem Watermark was honored with the Model of Corporate Social Responsibility award during the 9th Annual China Charity Festival, held in Beijing on January 14-15. The award is in recognition of Xylem’s overall CSR performance, but highlights events implemented in partnership with China Women’s Development Foundation in October 2019.
National Organizations Call on U.S. House of Representatives to Support Curbing of Ocean Debris
SILVER SPRING, Md., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and Keep America Beautiful® (KAB) commend and fully support the Senate passage of the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act, (S.1982)—via unanimous vote—and now strongly urge the U.S. House of Representatives to consider and pass this bill.
By Tracy Doucet, Senior Director of Research & Engineering, Kimberly-Clark Global Nonwovens
We’ve all heard the news that there will be more plastics in the ocean than fish by 2050. It’s a difficult concept to grasp. Experiencing it first hand is even more daunting.
Last May, I attended the first-ever Ocean Plastics Leadership Summit, which convened businesses, nonprofits, academics and nongovernmental bodies in the plastics supply chain on a four-day sea-based expedition.
Tetra Tech will be highlighting their water and environmental services during NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
Date: February 3, 2020 – February 5, 2020 Location: New York, New York, United States
The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) leads the way toward existing state and national clean water programs. NYWEA provides members with opportunities to expand their knowledge, capabilities, and cultivate a forum that plays a vital role in shaping a sustainablefuture by protecting and enhancing our precious water resources. For more information, visit NYWEA.