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Meet the People Behind GM’s All-Electric Future PART 1: 1:1 With Chief Engineer Jesse Ortega

GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer to its vision
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This National Engineers Week, GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer toward its vision of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

“One of the things that draws you to engineering is a desire to learn and to be fascinated by the new,” said Jesse Ortega, chief engineer at General Motors.

UPS Longitudes | Innovation and Entrepreneurship Can Cut Waste and Fuel the Circular Economy

Antonia Gawel | World Economic Forum
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It's time for a system reboot. The trends are clear. We have moved toward an economy of disposability where the valuable resources we extract are going to waste and causing harm to people and planet.

Alliant Energy's Employees' Creativity Combined With New Technology Makes Us All Safer

Technology Speeds Gas Inspection
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A new natural gas leak detection vehicle combined with the creativity of Alliant Energy employees is making us all safer. Examining our company’s distribution system is now faster and more precise and maps results digitally.

Read the Alliant Energy Sustainability Report

Equal Access to 5G Will Accelerate Economies and Propel Social Development Globally

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The fifth generation (5G) mobile network is rolling out globally. 5G will change the world by advancing mobile from technology that connects people to people and people to information, to a unified fabric connecting people to everything. It will create new opportunity and provide a platform for invention. It will enable new products and services, foster business innovation, transform industries, spur economic growth and elevate living standards.

Qualcomm is working to bring the full potential of 5G to fruition by making the technology accessible to everyone on the planet.

UPS Infographic | How We’re Responding to Global Megatrends

Here are the principal dynamics shaping how UPS's global logistics network evolves in the future.
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UPS’s global logistics network carries 3 percent of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) on a daily basis. Here are the principal dynamics shaping how that network evolves in the future.

Black & Veatch’s Reuss, Hurwitz Win Coveted Awards From Key Water Industry Trade Group

American Water Works Association honors distinguished service, innovation
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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.

Tetra Tech Receives Three Industry Awards from Environmental Business Journal

Receiving recognition for our performance and leadership in 2019
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In January 2020, Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) recognized Tetra Tech with three industry awards for the company’s work during 2019: Business Achievement—Large Firms, Business Achievement—Mergers & Acquisitions, and a Technology Merit. EBI Inc. will present the annual EBJ awards for outstanding businesses at its 18th Annual Environmental Industry Summit in San Diego, California, on March 19.

UPS Tired of Waiting for Electric Vehicles, Decides to Make Its Own

by Tina Casey
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Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the new partnership is Arrival’s unique manufacturing model.

Instead of relying on large, centralized factories, the company plans to establish a number of “micro-factories.”

Depending on where and how the new factories are sited, the arrangement could provide UPS with an opportunity to bring new jobs into communities that need them, rather than encouraging workers to uproot and follow jobs to remote locations.

Qualcomm, Through Its Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ Initiative, and Operation ASHA Collaborate on a Mobile, Video-based E-counseling Application to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes

The app features video solutions to help Community Health Workers educate themselves and counsel patients with tuberculosis.
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DELHI, India - February 3, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm, through the Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ Initiative, and Operation ASHA (OpASHA) announced their collaboration on the development of a mobile-enabled e-Counseling application to help Community Health Workers (CHWs) in India improve tuberculosis (TB) treatment outcomes.

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