By Ellen Jackowski, Global Head of Sustainability Strategy & Innovation, HP Inc.
As a business community and as a society, we are at our best when we come together to solve tough problems and enable social progress. That’s exactly what we’re seeing right now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Heroes on the frontlines are risking their lives to help others, while governments, companies and individuals are finding ways to lend their support to those in need. We have a long way to go, but the examples being set by so many gives us reasons to believe in our future.
Leading with Science® to develop new technologies for a resilient future
Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) released its 2020 "Emerging Technology & the Environmental Industry" publication. In this issue, Tetra Tech’s President, Dr. Leslie Shoemaker, discussed the growing demand for using innovation and new technologies in our projects and how Tetra Tech focuses on Leading with Science® to develop dynamic tools that address specific operational and business needs and create a social impact.
Our recognition as a leader in environmental stewardship by CDP brings us great honor. Achieving an A- rating in Climate Change, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement, this designation affirms that our continued dedication to our sustainability program is signaling change across our sector and places NRG at the forefront of what is possible for our industry.
Imagine una amplia gama de ecosistemas que comprende un paisaje diverso y hermoso con millones de personas trabajadoras comprometidas con el medio ambiente. América Central es una región que enfrenta enormes desafíos para conservar áreas saludables que representan su patrimonio de recursos biológicos y naturales. Además, el desafío es que el crecimiento de la población y la falta de vitalidad económica contribuyen al estrés en esta región.
This week marks International Compost Awareness Week
By Chris Seney
Republic Services is known as industry leader in recycling and waste disposal. But people may not realize that Republic is also a leader in composting – in California, Oregon and other markets in the West.
This week is International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), and for the first time Republic Services is an official sponsor. ICAW is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry.
Imagine a vast array of ecosystems comprising a diverse and beautiful countryside with millions of hard-working people committed to the environment. Central America is a region that faces enormous challenges conserving healthy areas that represent their biological and natural resources heritage. Also, challenging is that the population growth and lack of economic vitality that can contribute to stress in this region.
With energy generated from renewable sources predicted to be among the major sources of power in the next decade, a company in the Philippines is tackling the challenge head-on and turning trash into a highly prized commodity.
Biopower is constructing three biomass power stations on Negros, the fourth largest island of the Philippines, with the aim of producing a total of 72 megawatts of green baseload power to feed into the local grid as well as for export to surrounding islands.
The Environmental Protection Department awards Black & Veatch with a consultancy service agreement to assess environmental engineering techniques for Hong Kong's first woody waste recycling plant
HONG KONG, May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hong Kong is embarking on a semi-research project to facilitate territory-wide recycling of woody waste material.
The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has appointed Black & Veatch to be the Owner’s Engineer of Hong Kong’s first pilot plant for woody waste recycling. The pilot plant will have a capacity of 24 tonnes-per-day and will be constructed in EcoPark, Tuen Mun.
Moody’s Corporation’s newly published annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report highlights the company’s global partnerships and programs that exemplify its purpose of bringing clarity, knowledge and fairness to an interconnected world. It also outlines steps Moody’s is taking to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on its philanthropic partners and communities they serve, including support for small businesses and educational systems.