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Bringing Affordable Life and Health Insurance to Low-Income Earners in Sri Lanka

By partnering with Sri Lanka’s largest mobile provider and the Department of Post Sri Lanka, Softlogic Life is breaking down barriers and offering life and health insurance for millions of citizens.
Press Release

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sri Lankan insurance provider Softlogic Life has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to provide access to life and medical insurance policies for millions of low-income earners and livelihood opportunities to 3,000 more as distributors of insurance, by 2024.

'NEXT Coalition' of Leading U.S. Engineering and Construction Firms Challenges Industry to Enhance Health, Safety Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Construction Safety Challenge’ seeks rapidly deployable, scalable innovations that address outbreak-related challenges today with an eye towards future
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (27 May 2020) /3BL Media/ – While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced shutdowns of many global businesses, a coalition of leading critical infrastructure and construction companies has banded together to launch the “NEXT Coalition” to promote and share industry safety best practices.

Pandemic Stopped Their Program, but These Kids Adapted

Duke Energy donations helped FIRST North Carolina and 30 other groups during coronavirus outbreak
Blog

What does a program that teaches students to think like engineers do when a pandemic shuts them down? It pivots.

Itron and Discovery Education Present the 'Internet of Things' Virtual Field Trip Amplifying the Connections Between Innovation and Conservation

June 5th No-Cost Virtual Experience Helps Educators Engage with Students on the Topic of Sustainability in the Era of Remote Learning and Observe World Environment Day
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of World Environment Day, Itron and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the Internet of Things: Infinite Possibilities Virtual Field Trip, premiering on June 5, 2020. Students and families can register for the no-cost field trip here.

Tetra Tech Welcomes Our Leadership Academy Class of 2020

Article

Tetra Tech recently welcomed our 2020 class to the Leadership Academy, our annual professional development program. Thirty project managers from across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are engaged in year-long training to expand their understanding of Tetra Tech’s global operations and hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills.

Call for Entries: Data Science Breakthroughs for an Inclusive Recovery

data.org launches a $10MM Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge
Blog

The fight against COVID-19 underscores how interconnected our world has become. At the same time, the pandemic has also exposed and exacerbated many existing challenges facing economies, and the fragility of micro and small businesses. As we look to the future, there is an opportunity to build a stronger and more inclusive economy coming out of this crisis.

COVID-19: An Update From Around the World

“I would rather lose my entire crop and keep the health of my family.” – Anonymous coffee farmer, Colombia
Blog

By Katie Barrow Schneider

Hong Kong Systematically Expands Resource Recovery Capacity, Invests in Integrated Reuse Infrastructure

Drainage Services Department selects Black & Veatch to extend infrastructure lifecycle for Tai Po Sewage Treatment Works
Press Release

Hong Kong is improving resource efficiency, meeting resource recovery targets, while optimizing infrastructure lifecycle opportunities.

The Drainage Services Department (DSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has selected Black & Veatch to conduct a three-year investigation into upgrading the Tai Po Sewage Treatment Works (STW).

T-Mobile Stands Strong with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as Telehealth Visits Surge 800%

Summary: 

What's the news

With nearly 20,000 VA telehealth visits a day — an 800% surge from before the COVID-19 crisis began — T-Mobile is helping to keep more veterans connected to their doctors than ever before.

Why it matters

With stay-home orders in place and doctors reducing in-person appointments, telehealth provides a great alternative. And, for the millions of veterans who live in rural America and drive an average of 25-50 miles to healthcare, this important service lets them work their shift and see their doctor from the safety of their own home, without having to travel or miss work.

Who it's for

The more than nine million veterans served by the VA.

Press Release

What's the news

With nearly 20,000 VA telehealth visits a day — an 800% surge from before the COVID-19 crisis began — T-Mobile is helping to keep more veterans connected to their doctors than ever before.

Why it matters

With stay-home orders in place and doctors reducing in-person appointments, telehealth provides a great alternative. And, for the millions of veterans who live in rural America and drive an average of 25-50 miles to healthcare, this important service lets them work their shift and see their doctor from the safety of their own home, without having to travel or miss work.

Who it's for

The more than nine million veterans served by the VA.

UPS Longitudes | Supply Chains Still Recovering From Coronavirus

Chris Byrne @ UPS
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UPS has completed the sixth week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between April 29 and May 4.

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