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Ecocentricity Blog: Math Without the Numbers

By: John A. Lanier
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Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

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Ray Anderson's sustainability vision for Interface was for it to rewrite the IPAT equation. He believed that the harmful technologies of the first industrial revolution, extractive and polluting by nature, could be replaced by the technologies of a new, sustainability-focused industrial revolution.

Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing

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HERTFORDSHIRE, England and ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further strengthen progress on responsible production and sourcing of tin.

Bridgestone Joins International Space Exploration Mission with JAXA and Toyota

Company supports research on tires for manned, pressurized rovers required for lunar surface mobility and exploration
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it will take part in an international space exploration mission together with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation. Recently announced by JAXA and Toyota, the goals of this mission are to expand the domain of human activity and develop intellectual property on space exploration.

Arrow Electronics and We Care Solar Cooperate on Innovative Solar Suitcase Technology

Project wins 2019 Edison Gold Award
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April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ Arrow Electronics and nonprofit We Care Solar won the 2019 Edison Award for Social Innovation for its joint development of Solar Suitcase 3.0, a portable and durable power system that provides sustainable energy for around-the-clock, effective obstetric care in remote and off-grid maternal health facilities around the world.

CASE Construction Equipment Unveils Methane-powered Wheel Loader Concept – ProjectTETRA

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CASE Construction Equipment, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CHI) today gave the public an insight into a sustainable, connected and technologically advanced future of construction at the Bauma trade show in Munich, Germany, with the unveiling of its methane-powered wheel loader concept – ProjectTETRA.

Event Wrap Up: NAEM's 2019 Software, Innovation and Technology Showcase

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Did you miss NAEM's 2019 EHS Software, Innovation and Technology Showcase? Check out some of the highlights from this year's conference. 

Peñasquito’s SisEP Management Operating System Improves Efficiency and Productivity

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In its quest for continuous improvement, Peñasquito introduced the SisEP Management Operating System (MOS) enabling personnel to plan, prioritize and monitor activities more accurately. The availability of actionable real-time data significantly streamlined planning, increased efficiency and improved productivity netting the Peñasquito team a Global Excellence Award for Operational Excellence.

Peñasquito’s Predictive System Monitors Fatigue

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Fatigue, readiness and sleep health have become a critical component of health and safety in the workplace.  Fatigue is often invisible and difficult to predict, and it is among the most complex risks workers face today. Effective fatigue and readiness management require more than simply measuring the prior night’s sleep.

Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine is staying alert to the risk of fatigue-related accidents and implementing a predictive system for monitoring fatigue as part of the site’s risk management.

General Motors Donates First-Generation Self-Driving Test Vehicle

The first-generation self-driving test vehicle is displayed in The Henry Ford Museum’s “Driving America” exhibit
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When General Motors’ self-driving technology made its debut in 2016 in Cruise Automation test vehicles on the streets of San Francisco, it marked a significant step in our journey to zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

EHS&S Leaders Increasingly Seek Software Integration, Real-time Data Tracking

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Those returning to the market for new EHS&S software seek better integration with other business IT systems as well as the ability to track data in real time, according to a new report published today by the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM).

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