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The Trust for Public Land Announces Cox Enterprises as Presenting Sponsor of 9th Annual Celebration of Land Event

Event to honor PATH Foundation’s Ed McBrayer with Conservation Trailblazer Award
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ATLANTA, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Trust for Public Land (TPL) announces Cox Enterprises as the presenting sponsor for its “Urban Nights, City Lights” event.

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Announces Cox Enterprises and The Ray C. Anderson Foundation as Presenting Sponsors of the Climate Change Conference

Previous River Guardian Award recipient to sponsor event
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ATLANTA, August 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Chattahoochee Riverkeeper announces the 2017 Climate Change Conference with presenting sponsors Cox Enterprises and The Ray C. Anderson Foundation. The conference is set to take place on September 27-28, hosted by the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

Pennsylvania Treasurer Torsella Hosts Roundtable in Dauphin County to Discuss PA ABLE Program

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HARRISBURG, Pa., August 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella hosted a discussion on August 3 with Keystone Human Services, Susquehanna Service Dogs, families from within the disability community, and legislators to discuss the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (PA ABLE), which provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individu

Watch How Qualcomm Wireless Reach is Making the World a Better Place [Video]

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In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™, our strategic corporate social responsibility initiative, we created a series of compelling videos that drive home the positive difference our technology is making in the lives of people around the world.

Expert Interview with Tetra Tech's Richard Choularton, Food Security Expert

Assessing food security, famine, and early warning systems in the face of a changing climate
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Richard Choularton is a senior associate focused on food security and climate resilience with Tetra Tech International Development Services. As the former Chief of the World Food Programme’s Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Unit, he is a recognized, world-renowned expert in climate change adaptation and risk mitigation, resilience, food security, emergency preparedness, and early warning systems. Richard previously served as director of the Office of Humanitarian Assistance at CHF International.

Domtar's Sustainability Economics

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Domtar is a case study of how supply and demand has accelerated sustainability—in particular, how the growing supply of natural gas has accelerated the reduction of coal burning in our power boilers. Over the past few years, energy economics and the drive for competitive advantage through improved efficiency have reduced air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions further and faster than what would have occurred under any likely scenario involving additional government regulation.

B&V Positions for Long-lasting Impact on Colorado’s Water Supply

Dedicated experts will work to enhance water storage and reliability along the Front Range
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DENVER, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch, a market leader in dams, water storage and conveyance, is working to ensure sustainable water supply in Colorado by assigning two senior practice leaders to help meet client needs. Greg Zamensky and Chris Mueller will deliver Black & Veatch's water supply, dam-related storage and transmission systems services along the Front Range.

Transforming Borders with Smart Technologies

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At 10:00 am PDT on July 26th, Meeting of the Minds will host a live webinar featuring Steph Stoppenhagen from Black & Veatch, Jim O’Gara from Deloitte Advisory, and Marisa Walker from Arizona Commerce Authority.

Register for the Webinar: Transforming Borders with Smart Technologies

De Beers Group's New Scheme Incubates Wannabe Entrepreneurs

A programme to help budding entrepreneurs benefit from a good start in life has been launched at a De Beers Group Zimele business hub in South Africa.
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Thirty-six people from the areas around Voorspoed mine have been identified for the programme, run by TrioPlus Development, a specialist mentoring and training company that focuses on small, micro and medium enterprises.

The Entrepreneurial Incubation Programme in Kroonstad, which kicked off with a four-day workshop, was for people with a business idea with a good chance of success.

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