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#TtInspires: Michael Thatcher, Civil Engineering Group Leader and Project Manager

Implementing sustainable civil and environmental engineering practices through thoughtful solutions
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Michael Thatcher is a civil engineering group leader and project manager with Tetra Tech’s Resilient & Sustainable Infrastructure Division. He joined Tetra Tech in 2012 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, before transferring to Orlando, Florida, in 2016. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Hartford. He also is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, a certified Construction Documents Technologist, and an Envision Sustainability Professional.

Enbridge's Green Push Could Use Canadian Tax Credits, CEO Says

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Enbridge Inc.’s push into new frontiers of the energy transition such as carbon capture and clean hydrogen production could use Canadian tax credits similar to those in the U.S., the company’s CEO said.

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Making a Difference: One Company's Mission to Put Sustainability at the Heart of All It Does

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In April 2019, the Life Science business of Merck* launched a four-year initiative that was aimed at improving its sustainability efforts when it came to packaging. For a global business shipping around 30,000 packages every day, the task was enormous. From reducing the overall amount of packaging it was using, maximising recycling, improving plastics sustainability and even targeting zero deforestation, the initiative was a statement of intent by the business to begin to understand its environmental impact – and do something about it.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

La Red de Innovación e Impacto Initiative - Join us!

Te invitamos a ser miembro de la Red de Innovación e Impacto.
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Si tu organización promueve el desarrollo económico, social y ambiental a nivel regional.

Te invitamos a ser miembro de la Red de Innovación e Impacto.

La Red de Innovación e Impacto es un conjunto de organizaciones (con y sin fines de lucro) que apoyan a micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas con el fin de fomentar el crecimiento y la prosperidad en América Latina y el Caribe.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Black & Veatch: Hydrogen Economy Taking Shape as Decarbonization Planning, Investments Accelerate

New eBook highlights role of hydrogen in reducing carbon emissions within energy-intensive industries
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – With expectations rising for more than $10 trillion (USD) of investments in hydrogen infrastructure by 2025, clean-burning, energy-dense hydrogen will be a critical element in decarbonizing the world’s energy systems, supply chains and heavy industries, finds Hydrogen 2021: The Path to Net Zero Becomes Clearer, a new eBook from

CASE Delivers Industry's First Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York

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The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utility companies in New York State, USA. 

From Ash Pond To Riverside Wetlands: Making the Business Case for Engineered Natural Technologies

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  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.
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Highlights

  • Presents a framework developed by The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for assessing ecosystem services and cost-benefit analyses.
  • Dow used a specialized modeling tool, called the Ecosystem Services Identification and Inventory (ESII) tool, developed in conjunction with TNC and Ecometrix Solutions Group.
  • Reviews the successful application of the framework to a restoration project, a 23-acre conservation wetland adjacent to Dow’s Michigan Operations plant site along the Tittabawassee River.
  • Ecosystem quantification facilitated the multi stakeholder engagement process (Dow, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the City of Midland) in defining the optimal restoration plan.

Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods Hosted Networking discussion at Future Food Tech Summit

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Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods hosted a networking discussion at the Future Food-Tech Summit! He welcomed leaders to join the conversation and explore: Barriers to Scaling New Alternative Protein Ventures. Jim also was a 'Shark' at their start-up arena as they welcomed presenting start-ups:

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