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Black & Veatch Salutes US Water Prize 2020 Winners

Upcoming virtual awards ceremony to honor Denver Water, Flint Community Lab, Iowa Soybean Association, Marriott International, journalist Jose A. Del Real and US Sen. Ben Cardin
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As a sponsor of the US Water Prize 2020, global water infrastructure and solutions leader Black & Veatch salutes the latest recipients of the award recognizing people and organizations advancing innovations in water management and a more sustainable water future.

ENR Sourcebook Rankings Affirm Black & Veatch as a Global Leader in Infrastructure Development

2020 Top Design Firms list highlights company’s deep expertise and continued leadership in power, water, telecommunications and government services
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– The 2020 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Sourcebook highlights Black & Veatch’s global leadership in engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) services across the global power, water, telecommunications and government services sectors.

Near vs. Far Field Wireless EV Charging

By: Sofia Villegas
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The future of transportation is electric. As of September 2019, more than 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were on US roads, and this number is expected to increase to 18.7 million by 2030. Today, most vehicle charging happens at home. It’s cheap, convenient, and fits most people’s daily needs. However, if we want to make the full transition to electric vehicles, we must have sufficient infrastructure to support long road trips, ground shipping delivery services, and movement of goods across the country for a more sustainable supply chain. 

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The future of transportation is electric. As of September 2019, more than 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were on US roads, and this number is expected to increase to 18.7 million by 2030. Today, most vehicle charging happens at home. It’s cheap, convenient, and fits most people’s daily needs. However, if we want to make the full transition to electric vehicles, we must have sufficient infrastructure to support long road trips, ground shipping delivery services, and movement of goods across the country for a more sustainable supply chain. 

The COVID-19 Paradigm Shift: A Once-In-A-Generation Challenge & Opportunity

By Linda Miller OBE, Infrastructure Construction Director
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The post-pandemic world can be safer, more equitable, and increasingly sustainable – and engineers are ready to make it happen. That’s my takeaway after participating in today’s BBC World Service panel titled The Engineers: Re-Engineering the Future.

Federally Funded Research to Study, Improve Houston Wastewater System's Resilience

National Science Foundation grant teams Rice, Howard universities, with Black & Veatch support, to model resilience of Houston’s wastewater treatment plants
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – It’s a familiar scene: people stockpiling cases of water when extreme weather hits, illustrating how climate-related disasters can seriously damage watersheds and disrupt water supplies.

Why We Need Green Space Now More Than Ever

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Over the past few months, we have learned to change our routines and adapt to new norms as we come to terms with a new reality. This extended time inside our homes has brought about some positive side effects, including recognizing many things we've taken for granted, like spending time outdoors.

Stith Takes Seat on Board of Leading Clean Transportation Organization

Black & Veatch director chosen for expertise in electric vehicle technology and strategy
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch proudly announces that Paul Stith, Director of Strategy and Innovation for Black & Veatch’s Transformative Technologies business, has been named to the board of Forth, a leading U.S. organization advancing clean transportation.

Clarion Partners' Commitment to Sustainable Buildings Recognized by Leading Industry Organizations

Clarion Partners Recently Named a 2020 GOLD Green Lease Leader by the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance and the Institute for Market Transformation and a Fitwel Champion by the Center for Active Design
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The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance has announced Clarion Partners, LLC  as a GOLD-level 2020 Green Lease Leader.

UPS Publishes 18th Annual Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress

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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report
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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report

Mohawk Group's Fresh Take On Contemporary Plaid

By Quinn Halman
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Manufactured according to International Living Future Institute standards that ensures a net positive impact for people and the environment as a Living ProductPattern & Symmetry is also built to last.

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