Sustainability is more than just a checkbox for businesses these days — it’s a requirement for success.
Making a social and environmental impact through your business has become table stakes, as consumers expect brands to take a stand on a growing number of topics material to their business and its long-term success.
Finding opportunities to pursue passions and develop professionally with Tetra Tech
Shaun has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Newcastle and is excited about the opportunity Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, gave him to develop professionally after a hiatus from consulting. We talked with Shaun as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.
Providing innovative technology solutions for tailings dams
Tetra Tech is a leader in developing solutions to support the operational safety of geotechnical and natural structures. On a global scale, tailings dam breaches are increasing in frequency, causing significant damage to the environment and even loss of life. To mitigate these catastrophic events in the future, Tetra Tech developed microseismic technology that can monitor the structural stability of tailings dams and identify parameters that may cause a failure.
The Republican habit of putting wolves in charge of our nation’s henhouses hits those who love the environment particularly hard. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with journalist Jeremy Miller about how the current EPA and Department of Interior are taking advantage of our current lockdown, working with big business and right-wing think tanks to rollback environmental protections.
Using technology to enhance sustainability in our projects, operations, and communities around the world
Tetra Tech’s 2020 Sustainability Report Card shares how we are using technology to enhance sustainability in our projects, operations, and communities around the world. With the best technical experts and the latest technology, we create cost-effective, sustainable solutions that are good for the environment and the community.
By Claire McCarthy Global Director Sustainability, Security & Safety
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. On the first event in 1970, over 20 million Americans took to the streets in protest calling for increased protections for the planet. A collective generation asked for cleaner water, cleaner air, healthier ecosystems, and an overall healthy, sustainable environment. By the end of 1970, the US Environmental Protection Agency had been created and the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act were all passed into law.
Although many Earth Day activities—whether in your personal life, in your community or within your company—may look and feel differently this year, the COVID-19 crisis has shown us just how precious ‘outside’ really is. And one of the unexpected outcomes of “stay-at-home” orders is a reduction in smog and air pollution, a reduction in river pollution and even endangered sea turtles again laying egg on empty beaches.