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Carol Chan Discusses Innovative Technology to Combat Counterfeit Seed

Using economic development expertise and innovative technology to prevent counterfeit agricultural activity to improve Ugandan farmers’ livelihoods
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

Nick Welz Ensures Tetra Tech Is at the Forefront of the Energy World

Providing submarine cable system solutions for Tetra Tech’s renewable energy clients
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

Thermo King Partnered with Fleet Equipment Magazine to Host an Industry Webinar on Transport Solar

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is helping their customers be more sustainable by developing solar panel battery chargers for transport customers.

Black & Veatch and Renewable Energy Test Center Launch New Energy Storage Bankability Service

Partnership also includes assessments of power conversion and solar PV equipment
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LAS VEGAS, September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a leading engineering, construction and consulting company, and Renewable Energy Test Center (RETC), an engineering services, and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable energy products, today announced the launch of a new energy storage bankability service. The bankability service reflects the growing need for advanced testing and assessments of products, processes and technologies supporting the fast-growing photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage markets.

ATL Tech Gives Back Returns This October

Volunteer event aimed to harness the power of Atlanta’s flourishing technology and startup ecosystem towards community impact returns for second edition
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ATLANTA, September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - ATL Tech Gives Back, a quarterly event series that harnesses Atlanta’s passionate technology community for the greater good of the City, will hold its second edition on Thursday, Oct. 19.

HP Reinvents Technologies to Lower the Impact of Printing

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP; John Ortiz, Director of Product Stewardship, HP
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Over the centuries, mankind has used the printed word as a way to exchange ideas, share histories, keep records, and entertain others. As the world became more digital, many assumed that printing would become essentially obsolete. 

The truth is that printing remains as important today as it was decades ago. In fact, businesses and consumers print trillions of pages each year. In the U.S. alone, a typical office worker prints 10,000 pages per year.* 

What has changed is the way people think about printing and the potential impact their actions may have on the environment. 

Hybrid Airship: Big Impact, Small Environmental Footprint

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More than two-thirds of the world’s land area and more than half of the world’s population have no direct access to paved roads. How then do you access remote sites safely, affordably and with a small environmental footprint?

Planes are an option, but you need runways. Helicopters are an option, but cannot carry large freight, cargo or many passengers. Ships are an option, but you need major waterways.

Ingersoll Rand CTO Sheds Light on Innovation and Global Macro Trends

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As a global provider of energy-efficient technology solutions, Ingersoll Rand is positioned to pursue opportunities that arise from the nexus between energy efficiency and climate change mitigation. While energy resource demands and climate change represent great risks for society and the planet, we recognize that the innovation that addresses these issues is a potential growth driver for our business.

How This Global Crop is Going Local

Maize, known as corn in North America, is an important crop to local economies and individual farmers around the world. This remarkable plant is also helping modern agriculture conserve energy across the globe.
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There was a time, not long ago, when countries like Nepal could only turn to South America for maize. Shipping containers filled with this crop would leave the port city of Sao Paulo and begin the over 9,000-mile journey to central Asia. As one would imagine, this lengthy journey across two oceans and around the continent of Africa leads to a sizable carbon footprint. Nepal serves as an example of how growing closer, can help modern agriculture make progress in conserving energy—but how?

VIDEO: HP World on Wheels | Driving Digital Literacy Across India

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Providing underserved people with access to learning that boosts economic opportunity and employability requires technology combined with innovative thinking. The HP World on Wheels program is supporting digital literacy, providing education programming and entrepreneurship training, and connecting students, entrepreneurs, and community members to government programs.

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