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Cisco Video | Water for People Aims to Bring Clean Water to All

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Water for People is a global nonprofit, that with Cisco support, focuses on solving one of our most pressing social and environmental challenges: bringing clean water and sanitation to people around the world.

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How Big Data Might Curb Climate Change

More groups are using the emerging field of climate informatics to better understand global warming.
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Regardless of how much impact you believe humans have caused our climate—be that a little or a lot—global warming is an observable and empirical fact

HP Commits to Climate Change, Plans to Cut Carbon Footprint 25% by 2025

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With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to change hands and the future of the U.S. role in the historic Paris climate agreement unknown, it is more important than ever for the private sector to show its commitment to addressing climate change.

Arrow Electronics: Innovating Lives

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March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - About 1 billion people–or 15 percent of the world’s population–live with a physical disability. To serve people with these challenges and make a difference in their lives, Arrow Electronics engages in a continuous stream of innovative projects in countries around the world. Recent examples of how Arrow and its employees are making a difference include:

International Well Building Institute™ Announces First Well Certified™ Project in New York City

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; Marks first WELL Certified Project in New York
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NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today marks a new milestone in the development, growth and expansion of its WELL Certification program as the first project in New York achieves WELL Certification under v1 of the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). This prestigious distinction was awarded to Structure Tone’s recently opened New York City headquarters at 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan, which has achieved WELL Certification at the Silver level.

HP Challenges IT Industry: Clean Up Electronics Recycling

by Sarah Murry
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When U.S. consumers drop off their old electronics at local e-waste centers for recycling, most assume their aging gadgets will be safely dismantled and have their components either scrapped or re-used. But that’s not always the case, according to Basel Action Network (BAN), an environmental nonprofit.

Ingersoll Rand Leader Shares 3 Commonly Overlooked Efficiency Truths

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In Smart Energy Solutions, W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand, recently offered up 3 energy efficiency truths businesses often overlook.

FCA Creatively Reuses Fabric and Seat Belt Remnants

FCA, one of the most sustainable automotive groups in the world, is contributing daily to the transition to a circular economy
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In recent decades, demands on the planet’s resources have increased to a level that now represents a significant threat to our environment. Our economy is also highly dependent on our ability to manage these finite resources. As such, the transition to a circular economy – and away from the traditional “take-make-dispose” or “linear” economy – is vital to a sustainable future.

Companies are Purchasing Sophisticated Software Tools to Improve EHS&S Transparency

NAEM’s 2017 EHS&S Software Buyers Guide report reveals that ‘Working to provide Greater External Transparency’ is among the top reasons why companies are shopping for commercial software to track environment, health & safety and sustainability performance
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March 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The demand from external stakeholders for detailed information about corporate environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) performance is driving more companies to purchase commercial software, according to a research report released today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

WELL and RESET to Align Building Standards

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NEW YORK & SHANGHAI, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and GIGA, an independent third-party company specializing in the development of building standards and cloud-based assessment tools, announced today that the two organizations will form a strategic partnership to align applicable areas of IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL) and GIGA’s RESET™ Standard. This partnership will also include the integration of RESET’s data collection and assessment framework into the operability of WELL.

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