WSP USA’s San Antonio office leader explores how the Texas city is becoming a model for forward-thinking, equitable approaches to modern infrastructure challenges.
The essence of being Future Ready™ is a commitment to forward thinking in a city’s approach to planning and implementing programs and projects. Solutions must satisfy today’s demands but be adaptable for tomorrow’s needs and serve multiple objectives.
Equally as important, for a city to be Future Ready it must have “historical awareness” and leadership that acknowledges past failures and adapts practices as needed to progress the community.
While most office-workers have been working from home for much of this year, there is a slow but growing trend towards opening office spaces for limited numbers of employees to gather and collaborate. Employers recognize the value of in-person meetings for building stronger teams and sparking innovation. Of course, going into the office during a pandemic is quite different. We now know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols that are produced through talking and breathing.
WWF describes specific actions companies, investors, and insurers can take today to help maintain a profitable and socially responsible business model in an era of rapid change
WASHINGTON, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A new practical guide from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) illustrates steps businesses can take to help maintain profitability and social license to operate in a climate-insecure future.
Middle Tech Podcast is a growing regional hub of innovators and changemakers
FISHERS, Ind., November 12, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, discussed the importance of being a regional leader in brining innovation and entrepreneurship to the forefront to bring real and lasting change.
New role for infrastructure solutions veteran comes as growing integration of renewables propels power sector’s transformation
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The drive for decarbonization in the power industry, coupled with technology advancements making large-scale solar and wind power complemented by battery storage more cost competitive, continues to propel growth in the global renewable energy market. The world’s power providers understand the need to thoughtfully invest in ways to rapidly integrate renewable energy in the mix on the power grid.
Supply chain visibility is not a new concept. But true, real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility is something few companies have been able to obtain due to the inherent complexities and investment required.
COVID-19 has been a stark reminder that a lack of visibility leaves companies struggling without the tools to make the important, timely decisions needed to steer their organizations in the right direction.
Calls for zero-carbon energy are increasing, fueling the need for cleaner, more environmentally friendly energy portfolios
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The global power industry is in a state of transformation and needs to accelerate the path to net zero as many companies, communities and stakeholders forge ahead with commitments to lower carbon emissions.
Throughout the year, communities across the country may face a number of natural disasters — hurricanes, tornados, wildfires and earthquakes — all of which can bring life-threatening conditions and cause devastation. In the face of any one of these natural events, major concerns center around the safety and well-being of people in impacted communities, from residents to first responders helping the community in the aftermath.
For many college grads, employment opportunities, affordable housing, cultural events, and even climate determine where they want to live next. For Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Eric Wright, what brought him to Washington, D.C. was its accessible Metro transit system.
Wright has cerebral palsy and needed a subway or other form of public transit to get to and from work.