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Arrow Electronics Showcases SAM Car in Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Panel Hosted by The Henry Ford Museum

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DENVER, Colo., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics celebrated National Engineering Week by participating in a virtual panel on the future of autonomous vehicles hosted by The Henry Ford Museum. Presented by the Michigan Department of Transportation, Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, featured Arrow Engineer Grace Doepker, a lead member of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar (SAM) team. 

National Grid Supports Passage of the Equality Act

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WALTHAM, MA, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Equality Act (H.R.5) and urged the Senate to act. The landmark legislation would guarantee non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people and to strengthen civil rights laws for all Americans.

WSP Announces NEPA Nerd Campaign

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As a celebration of Engineers Week and Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we're excited to launch our NEPA Nerd campaign. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) presents ever-changing challenges and problem-solving opportunities to master. When you have a passion for that kind of brain teaser, you become a NEPA Nerd.

Meet Katharine Mather, WSP USA planner.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2021

Quarterly Newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

HP People Talk About Creating A Sustainable Impact

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At HP, how we do things is just as important as what we do. Sustainable impact is our commitment to creating positive, lasting change for the planet, its people, and our communities.

How a Focus on ESG Led to a Bank's Carbon Neutrality Achievement

By Stacie Haas, Fifth Third Bank
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Public companies have a responsibility to deliver long-term sustainable value, but the definition of that value has evolved beyond a return on investments for institutional and individual investors. The definition today is greatly expanded to include environmental, social and governance matters, or ESG. In 2019, Fifth Third Bank, a top 10 regional bank headquartered in Cincinnati, determined to be a top quartile performer in terms of ESG reporting.

Don't Exhale Yet: COVID-19 Isn't Done Testing Us

While the vaccine rollout continues, the necessity of preventative measures remains, including testing.
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With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, you could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that the worst is behind us.

Take a deep breath. The necessity for preventative measures has not left our reality.

In fact, they're as important as they've ever been.

Cases in the U.S. continue to climb, to about 24 million in January with deaths near 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University, which has tracked COVID-19 from the beginning.

Don't exhale yet.

GRI and B Lab Team Up on Impact Management

Enabling Companies to Connect the GRI Standards and B Impact Assessment
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February 26, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Two of the leading global enablers for environmental, social and governance impact management and disclosure have joined forces to help organizations get more out of their reporting and assessment tools. This collaboration allows companies to optimize their contribution to a more sustainable future.

Skills Gap Widens During COVID. Computational Thinking Could Help.

By Diego Vela 7th–8th grade classroom teacher & STEM Lab Manager, Colegio Inglés Americano, A.C., Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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Technology has enabled our world to become increasingly connected – a trend that should be reflected in our teaching methods. To incorporate global collaboration in class, I have students lean on computational thinking skills to analyze information, work with one another and solve problems.

Wells Fargo Surpasses $10 billion in Tax-Equity Financing of Renewable Energy Projects

Wells Fargo’s Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance group finances utility-scale projects in the wind, solar, and fuel cell sectors
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As one of the U.S.’s leading clean energy investors, Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance, or REEF, provides tax-equity financing to utility-scale projects in the wind, solar, and fuel cell sectors. Launched in 2006 — and part of the company’s broader commitment to help accelerate the just transition to a lower-carbon economy — REEF has now provided more than $10 billion in tax-equity financing in support of more than 500 renewable energy projects across the company.

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