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Leadership in A More Complex World

by Mindy Lubber
Blog

In times of a global crisis, we know that leadership matters.  

It is critical not just when the crisis hits, but also in preparing for it – whether it is a deadly novel virus or another profound global threat such as the climate crisis. 

Cox Enterprises Announces New Vice President of Environmental Sustainability

Press Release

ATLANTA, April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Cox Enterprises has appointed Ira G. Pearl to assume the role of vice president of environmental sustainability. In this role, he will lead Cox’s efforts to tackle sustainability challenges while driving its goals to achieve zero waste to landfill by 2024 and become water and carbon neutral by 2044.

Pearl brings more than 25 years of experience to the role and has spent his career developing and executing sustainable strategies in the areas of renewable energy, climate change and environmental remediation.

Boeing and Discovery Education Launch ecoAction Virtual Field Trip Diving into Earth-Friendly Engineering

Amplify Virtual Learning and Environmental Activism by Connecting Sustainability and STEM
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In preparation for Earth Day, Boeing and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the ecoAction Virtual Field Trip, premiering on April 15, 2020.

Keep America Beautiful: Watch Where You Toss Used Wipes and Gloves!

Failing to properly dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE) will hurt the environment and could spread COVID-19
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® issued an urgent call today for all Americans to properly dispose of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), including used sanitizing wipes, masks, and plastic gloves. These belong in the trash, not on the ground.

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Press Release

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

Public Calls for Governments to Close Southeast Asia’s Wildlife Markets in Response to COVID-19, WWF Survey Finds

Press Release

HONG KONG, April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – This World Health Day, as the world grapples with the worst public health emergency in recent memory, over 90 percent of respondents surveyed in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong support a government-led closure of illegal and unregulated wildlife markets, according to new research for World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Market Insight: What Does the Sustainability & Climate Change Profession Look Like During, and After, COVID-19?

Written by Andy Cartland, Founder of Acre
Blog

Communication and transparency are important right now. It is useful to share perspectives and information. Brevity is also important as there is a lot for us all to do, so here is a short update of Acre's observations. 

 

How is the current situation impacting the employment market? 

SCE Crews Insulate Power Lines to Prepare for Active Wildfire Season

The utility continues to keep communities safe while following critical health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Blog

by Reggie Kumar

Along The Old Road in Valencia, Willie Rios and his crews are installing insulated power lines, work by Southern California Edison that is considered critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are working amid a challenging health crisis while practicing physical distancing.

Gender Equality and Climate Change: The Synergies

Article

by Julie Gorte, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Impax Asset Management LLC and Pax World Funds

Climate change is a story that encompasses everyone — believer, denier, rich, poor, black, brown, white, majority, minority, male or female. It’s an equal opportunity wolf at the door. But, as is the case with diversity in almost every pursuit, more diverse groups bring more to the table, and considering that climate change is the most important problem humans must solve, diversity has a contribution to make to climate change.

Tetra Tech Biogas Project Wins ABC Wisconsin 2019 Project Distinction Gold Award

Developing an innovative RNG facility for Dane County, Wisconsin, with Joe Daniels Construction Company
Article

Tetra Tech joined Joe Daniels Construction in receiving the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) 2019 Projects of Distinction Gold Award for the development of the Dane County Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facility in Wisconsin.

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