by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President at Dana Investment Advisors
The last decade was quite a remarkable period for renewable energy growth. In 2019, estimates indicate new capacity additions were slightly more than 70 percent renewables and over half of newly commissioned utility-scale renewable power generation provided electricity at a lower cost than the cheapest new fossil fuel powered source.
Meeting our clients’ organics management and sustainability goals
Tetra Tech’s Debra Darby, manager of organics sustainability solutions, has 14 years of organics experience in the solid waste industry. She is a certified composting professional and has garnered a reputation as a leader in her field through her extensive background working with organics and compostable materials and driving product stewardship. In addition to her technical expertise, Debra also has 20 years of experience in marketing and has served as a strategic advisor in the public and private sector.
We are at a critical juncture in determining the future stability and health of the world’s economies. How businesses and governments choose to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis will either revert to the short-sighted economic practices of the past or accelerate the transition to a more sustainable, low-carbon economy that is more resilient and better equipped to mitigate and combat future crises. Although the pandemic has brought tremendous hardship, the leaders of today have been afforded a once-in-a-century opportunity to rebuild a better, smarter, more sustainable future.
In this critical time, virtual simulations offer the next best thing to real patients, helping medical professionals and students sharpen their skills and learn new ones.
By Stephanie Walden
In Washington state, doctors who typically deal with elective surgeries turned to virtual reality (VR) to relearn emergency-response skills they haven’t practiced since medical school. In New York City, homebound nursing students watched online simulations to learn how to properly don personal protective equipment (PPE).
All around the country, both budding and established healthcare professionals pivoted their studies and skills due to COVID-19 — and often, without physically setting foot in traditional classrooms or hospitals.
Most of us have embraced an increasingly digital life as we carry on through this coronavirus crisis. We are leaning more heavily than ever on our devices to help us work, eat, exercise, socialize and more. For instance, T-Mobile’s President of Technology, Neville Ray, says the company’s network has seen a 30 to 60 percent jump in usage over the last month, and is holding steady there.
July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - HENRi is one of Nestlé's open innovation platforms set up to help harness the ideas and passion of external partners, especially from the start-up sector. As we celebrate HENRi's fourth birthday, I look at some of the successes that have shaped its story so far.
To continually improve what we do – and push the boundaries of what is possible with foods, beverages, and nutritional health solutions – we need to work closely with outside partners.
Today, those external collaborations are central to our pursuit of innovation.
Careers Content Supports Student Understanding of the Critical Role STEM Plays in Global Problem-Solving
SILVER SPRING, MD, Friday, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help students connect the dots between the application of STEM skills, innovating solutions, and important real-world challenges, the STEM Careers Coalition launches “COVID-19 Solution Seekers,” a video series spotlighting how non-profits, corporations, and industries pivot to meet the needs presented by COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic, a reckoning of social justice, a global recession, and a resounding call to action for all sectors to more deeply drive impact has fundamentally altered business today. To ensure short-term survival and long-term success, businesses must now consider the quickly changing expectations of their full range of stakeholders – employees, communities, consumers, investors and partners – and embrace the intersectionality of the issues we face as people, in business and around the world.