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Black & Veatch Announces 2025 Net Zero Goal as Part of Sustainability Pledges

CEO: ‘We must explore new ways, be open to change, innovate to solve problems and hold ourselves accountable to the promises we make today’
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., 12 November 2020 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing the need to be a champion of change within the global infrastructure market, Black & Veatch announces today that it is strengthening its sustainability vision with new pledges that align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and global best practices. The company’s pledges will address a range of environmental and business practices, including carbon neutrality by 2025, water usage, diversity and inclusion, anti-corruption and more.

Field to Market Honors Illinois Corn Growers Association, PepsiCo, Bunge, Iowa Farmer Jack Boyer and Tennessee Extension Specialist Lori Duncan at 2020 Sustainability Leadership Awards

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November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture recognized the recipients of the 2020 Sustainability Leadership Awards at their annual Plenary and General Assembly meeting. Presented as the capstone of the Alliance’s fall meeting, these awards are given to farmers, organizations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their efforts to advance continuous improvement in the sustainability of U.S. commodity crop production.

Sourcemap and Scantrust Join Forces to Combine Connected Packaging With Supply Chain Traceability for New Customer Experience

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November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sourcemap, the supply chain transparency platform, is partnering with Scantrust, the connected packaging platform, to bring secure, verified supply chain transparency to consumers via unique and secured QR codes, NFC, and RFID. The combined Sourcemap + Scantrust offering provides:

Rebecca Leber: A Brand New Day

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The New York Times recently compiled a list of 104 environmental protections that the Trump administration has rolled back in four short years — they include major climate policies as well as rules that ensured clean air and water, preserved wildlife, and regulated toxic chemicals. With the election of Joe Biden, however, many are hoping for a dramatic and immediate reversal. This week on Sea Change Radio, we unpack some of the key items on our environmental wishlist for the incoming Biden Administration with Mother Jones reporter Rebecca Leber.

Trane Technologies Spotlights the Latest Trends in Decarbonized Cities at World Climate Forum Europe

Trane Technologies and European Heat Pump Association take the stage and explore tools and strategies for climate action
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BRUSSELS, Nov.

Dave Hallowell Named to Lead Black & Veatch's Global Renewable Energy Business

New role for infrastructure solutions veteran comes as growing integration of renewables propels power sector’s transformation
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The drive for decarbonization in the power industry, coupled with technology advancements making large-scale solar and wind power complemented by battery storage more cost competitive, continues to propel growth in the global renewable energy market. The world’s power providers understand the need to thoughtfully invest in ways to rapidly integrate renewable energy in the mix on the power grid.

Dr. Cristine Morgan, Soil Health Institute Chief Scientific Officer, Named Soil Science Society of America Fellow

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today announced that the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) will recognize Dr. Cristine Morgan, Chief Scientific Officer of the Soil Health Institute, as a 2020 SSSA Fellow. The annual award is presented for outstanding contributions to soil science through education, national and international service, and research.

Dow Named Finalist in Chemical Week Inaugural Sustainability Awards

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MIDLAND, Mich., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/v– Dow, Inc. (NYSE:DOW) announced recently it has been named a finalist in three categories of Chemical Week’s inaugural Sustainability Awards, including Best Sustainable Product, Best Sustainable Initiative and Best Sustainability Program. Chemical Week’s Sustainability 2020 Awards recognize excellence in reporting and Environment, Social Governance (ESG) initiatives, as ESG metrics which are being increasingly used to track performance and progress.

Ecocentricity Blog: Rent a COP

By: John A. Lanier
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Participants at Mock COP will experience keynotes, panels, workshops and caucuses structured around five climate themes: climate justice, education, health, green jobs, and carbon reduction targets.

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Participants at Mock COP will experience keynotes, panels, workshops and caucuses structured around five climate themes: climate justice, education, health, green jobs, and carbon reduction targets.

Black & Veatch: Investment Uncertainty and Renewable Energy Top Issues for Asia's Electric Industry

Resilience, affordability and environmental pressures to shape industry’s future in Asia
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BANGKOK, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Uncertainty of investments caused by a financial downturn and renewable energy are the two biggest concerns of Asia’s electric industry today, according to Black & Veatch’s first-ever Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Asia 2021.

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