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Black & Veatch Launches COVOPERATE Mobile 'Boarding Pass' to Support Comprehensive Return-To-Work Programs

Powered by Field2Base, COVOPERATE offers secure, HIPAA-compliant health tracking and notifications to accelerate safe-work efforts
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As return-to-work programs kick off across the United States, Black & Veatch announces the launch of COVOPERATE, an innovative new workforce management application powered by Field2Base that can help employers navigate the complex challenge of safely and productively restoring operations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

United Turns Old Uniforms Into Masks for Employees

Airline upcycles employee uniforms into 7,500 face coverings for airport operations workers on the front line at San Francisco International
Press Release

CHICAGO, May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/– United Airlines delivered 7,500 face coverings over the past week to front line employees at San Francisco International Airport and the airline’s San Francisco Maintenance Base that were made from 12,284 pounds of uniforms United upcycled.

'NEXT Coalition' of Leading U.S. Engineering and Construction Firms Challenges Industry to Enhance Health, Safety Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Construction Safety Challenge’ seeks rapidly deployable, scalable innovations that address outbreak-related challenges today with an eye towards future
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (27 May 2020) /3BL Media/ – While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced shutdowns of many global businesses, a coalition of leading critical infrastructure and construction companies has banded together to launch the “NEXT Coalition” to promote and share industry safety best practices.

COVID-19: An Update From Around the World

“I would rather lose my entire crop and keep the health of my family.” – Anonymous coffee farmer, Colombia
Blog

By Katie Barrow Schneider

Tetra Tech Renovates Medical Facility to Receive Non-Acute COVID-19 Patients

Providing quick-response engineering design and construction oversight services to convert a closed hospital in East Orange, New Jersey
Article

Tetra Tech provided engineering design and construction oversight services on a quick-response project managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District, to convert a closed and partially abandoned hospital into a 250-bed facility to receive non-acute COVID-19 patients in East Orange, New Jersey.

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
Blog

To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

Frederick Kaufman: Voices Inside Our Heads

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When faced with something overwhelming, terrifying, or incomprehensible, the human mind can get pretty creative. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to author Frederick Kaufman about the common threads running through pandemics, money, and food systems: namely, conspiracy theories.

Janssen Pharmaceutical: Our Ongoing Commitment to Support Healthcare Professionals and Patients

by Chris Hourigan, President, Janssen Japan KK at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
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Our respect and gratitude goes out to each and every healthcare professional worldwide working on the frontline of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. We thank you!

At Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K., a Johnson & Johnson Group company, our ongoing commitment is to support healthcare professionals and patients with our innovative medicines.

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The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 6: How the Global Community Is Coming Together to Battle COVID-19

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

International WELL Building Institute Announces the WELL AP Exam is Now Online

Candidates pursuing the leading professional credential for advancing health and wellness in buildings and communities can now take the exam from anywhere
Press Release

NEW YORK – May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/  – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that the WELL AP (accredited professional) exam is now available online. The WELL AP credential denotes expertise in the WELL Building Standard (WELL) and a commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities around the world.

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