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National Research Effort Focused on Side Stream Phosphorus Removal and Recovery Technology

Black & Veatch-led team of utilities, universities and consulting firms selected by Water Research Foundation to promote standard use of sustainable enhanced biological phosphorus removal solution
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As phosphorus limits permitted in wastewater effluent shrink to protect drinking water sources, a nationwide research effort headed by Black & Veatch has started work to advance implementation of a leading-edge treatment technology for phosphorus removal and recovery.

Sustainability in Detroit, Part 1: The City Steps Up

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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 1 of 5.
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What does sustainability look like in Detroit, a city that is going through changes that some consider a renaissance? The Erb Institute talked with five people who are working to make Detroit more sustainable—in wildly divergent ways, from bees, to dirt, to real estate development, to stormwater. This is Part 1 of 5.

Shared Sense of Urgency With Safe Kids Leads to Inclusion in Congressional Record

by Tim Wertner, SVP, FedEx Express Operations
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Did you know that unintentional injuries are the number one cause of death to children in the United States, and that, around the world, nearly one million children die of injuries each year, with countless others experiencing disabling injuries? Without question, it’s a cause that needs to be addressed with a sense of urgency.

It was my great pleasure last week to deliver awards luncheon remarks at the Safe Kids Child Injury Prevention Convention (PrevCon) in Washington, DC. I addressed the importance of having a sense of urgency about one’s work.

MTV Partners With Lena Waithe to Save Mothers' Lives

Inside the making of the brand’s campaign to combat America's rising mother mortality rate.
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By Kelby Clark

One of the most dangerous places in the developed world to give birth is the United States, and MTV wants to help create awareness.

P&O Cruises Guests Help Save Lives of Newborn Babies in PNG With Their Contributions to P&O Pacific Partnership

Press Release

July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ A tiny bracelet is helping to save the lives of thousands of newborn babies in PNG and P&O Cruises’ guests are playing a part through the power of their one dollar contributions to the P&O Pacific Partnership.

PNG has one of the world’s highest infant mortality rates with 6,000 babies dying each year before the age of four weeks, in many cases due to hypothermia caused by a sudden fall in body temperature.

Scotiabank, MD Financial Management, and the Canadian Medical Association Announce $3.58 million to Support Family Medicine

Five-year sponsorship agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada will support students, family medicine residents, family physicians, and recognition of excellence among family doctors in Canada
Press Release

TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Scotiabank and MD Financial Management Inc. (MD), in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), are announcing a $3.58 million investment to support professional development for family doctors across the country as well as awards and scholarships for medical students and family medicine residents. Scotiabank and MD have also signed a five-year agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and its Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) to support the next generation of family doctors.

Gildan’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Activities Recognized With Building a Better World Award

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The Honduran Private Enterprise Council , Global Communities and Tegucigalpa Sur Rotary Club recognized Gildan with the Building a Better World award.

Gildan received the Building a Better World award for its corporate social responsibility program in support of Honduras' national focus on the prevention of HIV.

P&O Cruises’ Guests Play a Part in Saving One Ni Van Life so That Others Can Be Saved in Health Emergencies

Press Release

July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — When 35-year-old Ni Van paramedic trainee Jerome Sese suffered a heart attack recently, P&O Cruises’ guests played a part in saving his life through their contributions to the guest-funded P&O Pacific Partnership.

With combined support from the Partnership and P&O itself, Jerome is now on the path to a full recovery following cardiac surgery so that he can resume his work with ProMedical Vanuatu providing emergency ambulance care for local communities.

CVS Health Announces Aggressive New Plans to Combat the Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth

New funding signals strategy shift in year four of Be The First initiative
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Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health today announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.

365 Days of Caring: 13 Ways Johnson & Johnson Helped Progress Health for Humanity in 2018

By Camille Chatterjee
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From a $10 million pledge to UNICEF in support of health workers to promising news about a preventive HIV vaccine regimen, the company’s new 2018 Health for Humanity Report details how Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to creating a better future for everyone, everywhere.

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From a $10 million pledge to UNICEF in support of health workers to promising news about a preventive HIV vaccine regimen, the company’s new 2018 Health for Humanity Report details how Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to creating a better future for everyone, everywhere.

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