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Atlas Copco USA’s Water for All Organization Surpasses $1 Million in Donations

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ROCK HILL, S.C., March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Atlas Copco USA’s employee-run program Water for All has surpassed $1 million in donations. The milestone comes after making a $50,000 contribution to charity: water, a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to funding water projects across the globe.

How Can Tech Help Deliver Safe, Clean Water to All?

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On World Water Day, we're proud to highlight the work of our nonprofit partner, Water for People. Learn more about their efforts to use technology to provide safe, clean water to the millions worldwide who need it most: http://csr.cisco.com/casestudy/water-for-people.

Crowds Gather for De Beers’ Community Fairs

An estimated 2,000 people attended three community fairs hosted by De Beers’ Venetia mine in South Africa.
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The company staged the fairs in Musina, Eldorado and Alldays in Limpopo Province to improve engagement with the mining communities at grassroots level.

They were the first of their kind held by De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) and are now set to become an annual event.

The fairs, held in February, were designed to help people in rural communities learn more about Venetia mine and how they might benefit from the development opportunities on offer – for example, jobs, financial study assistance and the company’s Youth Development Programme.

Pentair Advances Sustainable Water Solutions

Collaboration with University of California, Davis supports World Water Day commitment; aligns with company’s continued efforts to deliver innovative water and wastewater solutions for municipal, industrial, residential and commercial customers
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LONDON – March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today, World Water Day 2017, its collaboration with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at University of California, Davis (UC-Davis), to advance water stewardship in food and beverage processing.

Centrica Launches Responsible Business Update 2016

International energy and services company, Centrica plc, has launched its Responsible Business Update 2016, which shows how they are delivering their purpose: ‘to satisfy the changing needs of our customers’.
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In the Update, Centrica demonstrates how they are responding to the rapidly changing world of energy to give customers what they want – more choice, more control, more affordable energy and increasingly, lower carbon.

To do this, they are repositioning Centrica to focus on growing the distinctive capabilities of its customer-facing businesses and they are doing so as a responsible business.

Make Your Mark on World Water Day

Celebrating World Water Day with Xylem Watermark
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At Xylem, water is our business, but even more importantly, it is our passion.

Pentair Announces $5 Million Project Safewater Commitment

To commemorate World Water Day 2017, Pentair expands efforts to provide sustainable access to safe, clean water to people in developing countries
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LONDON, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – – Pentair, a global leader in sustainable water solutions, announced today—in honor of World Water Day 2017—its next Project Safewater initiative with Water Mission, a global engineering nonprofit, to deliver clean, safe drinking water and sanitation to 150,000 people in Central America.

UK Government Provide Guidance on the Implementation of MEES

by Graeme Murray, Head of Sustainable Engineering, Building Consultancy
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With the long awaited Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations due to come into effect in just over a year, the UK Government have finally released additional guidance as to how these will be applied and enforced in England & Wales.

Forests in the Sky: How One Italian Architect Is Reshaping Urban Greenery

by Emma Kantrowitz
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“You know when you have an idea, it’s assembled from memories, experiences, books—it’s always very complex the way an idea is born. For a long time I was trying to study how it could be possible to put together a natural city in a different way; how to move forests inside the city, to increase the number of trees, to create more parks, to imagine how plants could grow on a building. It was an obsession for me.”

Let There Be Light? Light Pollution’s Impact on the Built Environment

by Adam Bonislawski
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Few would argue that a little light to brighten the darkness is a good thing. How else, after all, are we supposed to get around once the sun goes down? Too much of this good thing can become a bad thing, however—namely, in the case of light pollution.

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