COVID19

University of Kansas Deploys Black & Veatch's Rapid Modular Health System Units to Combat COVID-19

Four of the plug-and-play units offer rapid, mandatory coronavirus testing capabilities for school’s returning students, staff
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., 27 August 2020 /3BL Media/ – Looking to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus on its campuses in Lawrence and Overland Park, the University of Kansas has deployed four of Black & Veatch’s mobile, secure Rapid Modular Health System (RaMHS) structures to assist with free, mandated COVID-19 testing of students, faculty and staff returning for fall classes.

Water and Pandemics

Article

by Alina Donets, lead portfolio manager and a Vice President with Allianz Global Investors 

The Future of Water: Strengthening Communities and Creating a More Resilient Economy

Blog

by Mary Beth Postman, Deputy Direcotr of Waterkeeper Alliance 

Water is the lifeblood of our economy and our communities as well as playing a pivotal role in our health and well-being.

The Effect of COVID-19 on Operating Expenses in 2020

Blog

It is vitally important for businesses to carefully consider the various ways COVID-19 will impact their real estate operating expenses in the foreseeable future. CBRE has compiled the following information to help pinpoint these considerations.

 

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Evolving Location Strategies in the Era of COVID-19

Business Continuity and Operational Risk
Blog

As COVID-19 continues to change lives across the globe, many employers are wondering what effects the pandemic will have on industries, jobs and the workforce over the near and long term.

How Partnerships Can Respond to Rising Food Insecurity

Blog

The number of people suffering from food insecurity continues to rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is especially true for households with young children. In fact, current research shows that more than 17 percent of children in the United States now lack sufficient food. Feed the Children is working closely with community organizations, individual donors, and companies like Herbalife Nutrition to help ensure vulnerable families and communities don’t go hungry.

How HP Is 3D Printing Critical Medical Supplies

The quick response to the global pandemic is helping meet the urgent needs of medical personnel around the globe.
Blog

By Jennifer Ceaser 

As the COVID-19 virus spread around the globe and severely impacted the global-supply chain of vital medical equipment for healthcare professionals, HP’s 3D manufacturing lab in Barcelona, Spain started getting urgent requests from the medical community. 

MSME Resilience: A New Framework for the New Normal

Blog

Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which are the socio-economic backbone of most countries, have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Governments, development agencies, philanthropic foundations, and corporates have all announced several short-term measures to support MSMEs. Most of these welcome interventions are, however, largely stopgap arrangements at best. For the most part, they do not address the medium-term structural challenges and the fundamental vulnerabilities to future stresses that MSMEs will continue to face.

The Power of IoT in the New Normal

By Janet Ooi, IoT Industry Solutions and Marketing
Blog

The world was not prepared for the pandemic. Never before has the entire world experienced such strange times. Working and studying from home has now become the new norm. The world is desperate to find a cure for this pandemic. Scientists are working hard to find the best treatment options, while “scientist-wannabes” are coming up with a variety of hoax measures to treat the global pandemic— everything from sesame oil, vinegar gargles, and sheep's head soup to garlic water. You name it.

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