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Delos™ and M Moser Form Alliance to Promote Healthy Building Design

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NEW YORK, September 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic alliance with M Moser Associates, a leading practitioner of human-focused building design, to accelerate the integration of health and wellness into the built environment. The relationship will leverage the existing knowledge and resources of both parties to create a global leader in innovative research surrounding the impact of the indoor environment on occupants’ health and well-being.

The Transport Revolution: When Sci-fi Becomes Business Reality

by María Mendiluce, Managing Director, Natural Capital Area, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
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The world is changing. Technological developments and the advance of the digital age fundamentally have shifted the way we experience day-to-day life. These new developments offer innovative ways to build sustainability into the world around us.

Keep America Beautiful Launches “Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund”

In Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Long-Term Initiative Will Support Cleanup Efforts and Rebuilding of Community Public Spaces in Texas, Louisiana and Beyond
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Motivated by the need caused by the devastation from Hurricane Harvey and the threat of Hurricane Irma, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today launched the Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund. Lowe’s, a long-time national sponsor of Keep America Beautiful, has agreed to become a founding member of the fund with a donation of more than $125,000.

Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Charter announces $350,000 in additional cash contribution to Spectrum Housing Assist partner Rebuilding Together for home repair and renovations in impacted areas
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Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Resiliency is Preparedness

Collaboration between cities and the private sector can prepare us for physical, social and economic challenges.
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Scott Tew | Ingersoll Rand 

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Host Annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood Event in Baltimore, Md.

Hundreds of volunteers to participate in community revitalization effort in Govans neighborhood; Work to include home renovations for low-income seniors, families with children and people with disabilities on 9/11 & 9/12; Community Resource Fair on 9/9
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit that rebuilds homes and communities for people in need throughout the country, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Baltimore, to lead its seventh annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Baltimore, Md.

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit that rebuilds homes and communities for people in need throughout the country, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Baltimore, to lead its seventh annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood community revitalization project in Baltimore, Md.

Making Global Impact with Environmentally Friendly Infrastructure

by Emma Kantrowitz
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The built environment and the natural environment are inextricably linked.

Tenants looking to reduce their carbon footprints gravitate toward sustainable, LEED-certified buildings. In turn, more of these structures are built by developers and existing spaces are retrofitted to meet demand. But it’s not just buildings that are being created with the environment in mind. Large-scale infrastructure projects, ones that minimize harm to local wildlife and ecosystems, are also cropping up.

For Water Utilities, Information is Power

Better communication crucial to a safe and abundant water supply
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For water utilities, information is power. View expert insights on on data analytics, water infrastructure and customer engagement and more from 2017 Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report.

Gaming for Infrastructure

Using online games to help prepare public-private partnerships to succeed
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On the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) blog, Tetra Tech’s Nilmini Rubin and Jennifer Hara discuss the benefits of practice sessions for public-private partnerships teams tasked with addressing complex infrastructure issues. Nilmini and Jennifer discuss the applications of multiplayer simulations across multiple sectors, allowing teams to try out approaches and see challenges from partners’ viewpoints.

Head Back to School with Seven Eco-Friendly Tips

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PHOENIX, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin a new school year, Republic Services is encouraging parents, teachers and administrators to incorporate sustainable practices whenever possible with seven back to school tips.

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