'First line of defense': COVID Prompts Rethink in Role of Buildings

By Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation
From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?

The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.

Read more via Reuters on how our buildings can help promote health and safety, featuring IWBI president & CEO Rachel Hodgdon.

Pandemic E-commerce Surge Spurs Race for 'Tesla-like' Electric Delivery Vans

Nick Carey @ Reuters

Delivery fleet operators face regulatory pressure in California and other states to buy electric vehicles, but a surge in package deliveries thanks to coronavirus lockdowns has major firms itching to switch to electric right now.

And they want far more than just battery-powered versions of diesel- or gas-guzzling trucks and vans.

China's Internet Data Power Usage to Surge Through 2023: Study


by David Stanway

The study said China was home to 2.7 million server racks, with the sector expanding at a rate of around 30% a year. The sector’s CO2 emissions could reach 163 million tonnes by the end of 2023, but that could be cut by 16 million tonnes if its renewable intake is increased from 23% to 30%.

Jim Kennedy Keeps the Cox Empire Going Strong After 118 Years

By Chris Taylor

Originally published on Reuters

Vast family fortunes may be rare, but here is something even rarer: Family fortunes that last.

Whether due to spoiled heirs or investment blunders, the money is usually gone within a generation or two.

Not so with Cox Enterprises, the media giant chaired by Jim Kennedy, grandson of founder and former Ohio governor James Cox.

Conflict Minerals Disclosure Deadline is June 1st, How Does Your Supply Chain Measure Up?


Conflict Minerals Disclosure deadline is June 1st: how does your supply chain measure up?

Logistics Viewpoints. Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten and Gold (3TG) – and supply chain transparency will be in the news.  Monday, June 1, is the deadline for more than 6,000 Public U.S. companies to file reports with the SEC to disclose whether their products contain conflict minerals.

REUTERS SUMMIT-No Silver Bullet to Tackle Building Emissions -CBRE


Oct 16 (Reuters) - Tackling carbon emissions in U.S. commercial buildings will require a range of everyday measures, not technology, as a solution, said an executive at CBRE, the world's largest commercial real estate services company.

3BL Media Presents “CSRreport Special Edition: CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider


3BL Media is producing a series of newscasts for Reuters Insider, “CSRreport Special Edition: CSR for Investors,” a series of web video reports that examines the impact of corporate social responsibility on the bottom line of publicly traded companies. 

3BL Media and Reuters Insider Announce CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors”

12-part series looks at the impact of corporate social responsibility on publicly traded companies.
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA / New York, NY - November 22, 2010 -  3BL Media, the experts in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability communications, has recently launched CSRreport Special Edition: “CSR for Investors” on Reuters Insider. The 12-part video series will give an overview of how corporate social responsibility is affecting the bottom line of public companies, and how investors and traders need to include CSR in their decision-making.

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