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Tetra Tech Uses Film to Help Indonesia Combat Corruption

Engaging youth and creative professionals around issues of government accountability and transparency through a film competition
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Through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded CEGAH project, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, partnered with Indonesia’s Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) to create a unique film festival aimed at engaging more young people and creative professionals around government accountability and transparency.

Building Stronger, More Resilient Cities

Helping create stronger, more sustainable urban areas throughout the developing world
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As rapidly growing cities in developing countries become key frontiers of international development, urban areas require dynamic, local solutions to build resilience and sustain inclusive economic growth.

Faced with surging populations, political and economic instability, and threats of extreme weather, cities need to be more resilient, responsive, and receptive than ever before. As one of the world’s largest development and professional services firms, Tetra Tech provides a comprehensive suite of integrated services to build stronger, more resilient cities.

Tetra Tech Celebrates Achievements at Uganda Learning Event

Honoring results and successes from the U.S. Agency for International Developments’ Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs Activity
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Tetra Tech celebrated five years of achievements by the Feed the Future Uganda Agricultural Inputs (Ag Inputs) Activity, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), at the Activity’s Close-out Learning Event in Kampala, Uganda, in September 2017.

How to Engage on the Education SDGs

By Jim Witkin
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Join PearsonSAPASU WSSIUN PRME, and TriplePundit at #WhyPurpose on September 26th at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BT to discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose, how they’re preparing to join the workforce, and what this means for businesses. For more information or to RSVP click here.

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Join PearsonSAPASU WSSIUN PRME, and TriplePundit at #WhyPurpose on September 26th at 8am PT / 11am ET / 4pm BT to discuss why young people want to work for businesses with a social purpose, how they’re preparing to join the workforce, and what this means for businesses. For more information or to RSVP click here.

Tetra Tech Celebrates International Day of Democracy

Celebrating sustainable approaches to democratic governance on the 9th annual International Day of Democracy
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Gerardo Berthin, senior associate focused on democracy and governance for Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the importance of raising awareness about democracy’s role in promoting respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law.

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Gerardo Berthin, senior associate focused on democracy and governance for Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the importance of raising awareness about democracy’s role in promoting respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law.

MGM CEO Blasts ‘Hate Mongers,‘ Will Match Civil Rights Donations

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By: Christopher Palmeri

MGM Resorts International denounced “hate mongers and white supremacists” in a letter to employees Friday, offering to match their donations to civil rights groups including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

“You have my commitment that we will vigorously and zealously continue to reject hate speech and hate-based actions in any form,” Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren wrote, telling workers he felt compelled to speak after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the terrorist attack in Barcelona this week.

Unreasonable Impact | Modern Energy Could Mean the Difference Between Peace and Unrest

by Jigar Shah
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When we think about the things we take for granted, one of the most common is access to basic energy. Turning on a lamp so you can teach your children how to read, watching the evening news, or working into the night on your computer are all basic acts that most of us don’t even consider to be a privilege. Over 500 million people have a mobile phone without a place to charge it at home – a basic convenience needed to conduct commerce.

USAID CEGAH, Indonesia | Strengthening Indonesia’s Community of Accountability

Empowering and strengthening Indonesia’s government and anti-corruption programs
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MSI, A Tetra Tech Company, was selected as the prime implementer of the CEGAH (meaning prevent in Indonesian Bahasa) project, an anti-corruption program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), designed to strengthen Indonesia’s community of accountability by providing integrated capacity building efforts for the judiciary, executive, and independent agencies; civil society; media; and the private sector at both the national and subnational levels.

De Beers Group Part-sponsors Diamond Empowerment Fund Gala to Honour Top Actor and First Lady

Actor David Oyelowo and South Africa’s former First Lady were honoured at the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s ‘Diamonds Do Good’ awards gala in Las Vegas, part sponsored by De Beers Group.
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The glittering awards gala, on 4 June, on the eve of the major JCK Las Vegas jewellery trade show (5-8 June), was set to raise more than US$1 million to help empower diamond mining communities around the world.

More than 400 people, including dignitaries from southern Africa and Canada’s Northwest Territories, attended the event, which featured a tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, who inspired the formation of the Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F).

Bechtel Video | Safe Crossings in Kukibuye

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Watch as Bechtel’s Engineers Without Borders-UK chapter constructs a footbridge for a Rwandan village. 

The team worked with Arup and the U.S. nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity to design and build the 138-foot (42-meter) suspension bridge. 

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