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Railroads Stake Out Positions on Addressing Climate Change

AAR releases proposals to leverage environmental performance and reduce transportation sector emissions
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WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Association of American Railroads (AAR) outlined today policy proposals aimed at safely and effectively combatting climate change. As the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, railroads know more must be done to drive down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Armed with the right policies, railroads – and the nation – can make real progress toward a cleaner, more sustainable economy.

Don't Exhale Yet: COVID-19 Isn't Done Testing Us

While the vaccine rollout continues, the necessity of preventative measures remains, including testing.
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With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, you could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that the worst is behind us.

Take a deep breath. The necessity for preventative measures has not left our reality.

In fact, they're as important as they've ever been.

Cases in the U.S. continue to climb, to about 24 million in January with deaths near 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University, which has tracked COVID-19 from the beginning.

Don't exhale yet.

Rockwell Automation and Cedar Point Launch Video Series Demonstrating the STEM Concepts Behind Amusement Park Attractions

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As a part of Engineers Week, Rockwell Automation and Cedar Point launched a series of five youth-focused videos called, “It’s Not Magic, It’s Science!” The first video featuring attractions at Cedar Point, a 364-acre amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, launched on social media this week.

Hosted by STEM influencer Jay Flores, the videos share real-life examples of science, technology, engineering and math in action. Each video includes three parts: an experiment, an explanation of the science behind the experiment, and an application of the same concept in a park attraction.

Rapid COVID Tests: More Important Than Ever

With much of the world calculating when "normal" will return, rapid tests will help us get and stay there.
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As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, travel slowly increases, and more schools and businesses begin opening their doors, rapid tests that detect the virus have never been so important.

Why? Because getting enough people vaccinated will take time. And even then, scientists and medical professionals are working to understand the length of vaccine immunity and efficacy of the vaccines against variants of the virus springing up around the world.

T‑Mobile Brings Ultra Capacity 5G to Miami U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital

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What’s the news: T-Mobile has deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G in and around the Miami VA Healthcare System — another milestone in its long-standing partnership with the VA to expand healthcare access to Veterans.

Why it matters: The future of healthcare is now! With 5G speeds, medical teams can improve critical telehealth services and provide more efficient care across the facility with instant wireless access to large amounts of patient information.

Who it’s for: Medical staff and veterans served by the VA.

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What’s the news: T-Mobile has deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G in and around the Miami VA Healthcare System — another milestone in its long-standing partnership with the VA to expand healthcare access to Veterans.

Why it matters: The future of healthcare is now! With 5G speeds, medical teams can improve critical telehealth services and provide more efficient care across the facility with instant wireless access to large amounts of patient information.

Who it’s for: Medical staff and veterans served by the VA.

American Airlines Names Adriane M. Brown To Its Board of Directors

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today announced the election of Adriane M. Brown, 62, to its board of directors. Brown will also serve on the company’s Audit and Corporate Governance and Public Responsibility committees.

New Episode of Healthy Spaces with Trane Technologies: Healthy Spaces and the Changing Social Contract

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Maximizing shareholder value is so last century! Stakeholder capitalism is here to stay and it's changing our organizations for the better. So, why does it matter for healthy spaces?

Bill Sisson, Executive Director of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in North America, joins host Rasha Hasaneen to explain how this powerful social contract that includes employees and customers is transforming how businesses approach the role of indoor environments and sustainability.

Working Capital Innovation Fund Named as One of ImpactAssets’ Tenth IA 50 Impact Fund Listing

This ‘Emerging Impact Manager’ supports scalable solutions for workers in global supply chains
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BETHESDA, Md., February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets has named Working Capital Innovation Fund as one of the ImpactAssets 50 2021 (IA 50), a free online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors, and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.  

Upwing Energy Achieves Carbon Neutral Certification

Innovative Artificial Lift Technology Will Help Oil and Gas Companies Meet Environmental and Production Goals
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CERRITOS, Calif., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Upwing Energy, an artificial lift technology company serving the oil and gas industry, announced today that it has been independently certified as a carbon neutral company under the PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality standard.

Jannet Walker-Ford Named WSP USA National Transit & Rail Leader

Brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience working with large transportation agencies, leading key transit, rail, highway and aviation projects across the U.S.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 23, 2021, /3BL Media/ — Jannet Walker-Ford, a leader with more than two decades of experience in mobility and transportation systems, has been named the national transit and rail leader for WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.

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