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Land Betterment Corporation Discusses Betterment Recycling - Its Tire Recycling Division

Company is transforming former coal mining sites into state-of-the-art tire recycling facilities
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind.,  July 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to discuss its tire recycling division, Betterment Recycling, in more detail.  

US Utilities to Intensify Digital Water Programmes - Here's Why

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Black & Veatch has released the results of a new report exploring the adoption of digital technologies by US water utilities.

The study was conducted amongst 300 water sector leaders and has revealed that industry stakeholders are planning to accelerate innovation in strategy, operations and capital planning.

Utilities are planning to harness digital assets and data analytics to optimise the operations of their water networks, improve network resilience against wildfires, floods and droughts and to enhance customer services.

Rick Fedrizzi Extends Leadership Role as Executive Chairman of International WELL Building Institute for Additional Term

Rachel Gutter to advance into role of IWBI’s president and CEO beginning November 2020
Press Release

NEW YORK – July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the world’s leading certification body for healthy buildings, today announced that Rick Fedrizzi, who has been IWBI’s chairman and CEO since November 2016, is extending his full-time role for an additional term as IWBI’s executive chairman. Rachel Gutter, IWBI’s current president, will be elevated as the company’s  CEO, retaining the title of president. Prateek Khanna, IWBI’s current EVP of operations and technology, will become chief operating officer.  The leadership promotions of Gutter and Kh

The Outlook for Renewable Energy

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by Lydia Miller, Senior Vice President at Dana Investment Advisors 

The last decade was quite a remarkable period for renewable energy growth. In 2019, estimates indicate new capacity additions were slightly more than 70 percent renewables and over half of newly commissioned utility-scale renewable power generation provided electricity at a lower cost than the cheapest new fossil fuel powered source.

Tetra Tech's Debra Darby Discusses Sustainable Organics Solutions

Meeting our clients’ organics management and sustainability goals
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Tetra Tech’s Debra Darby, manager of organics sustainability solutions, has 14 years of organics experience in the solid waste industry. She is a certified composting professional and has garnered a reputation as a leader in her field through her extensive background working with organics and compostable materials and driving product stewardship. In addition to her technical expertise, Debra also has 20 years of experience in marketing and has served as a strategic advisor in the public and private sector.

Jumpstarting a Resilient Economy

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We are at a critical juncture in determining the future stability and health of the world’s economies. How businesses and governments choose to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis will either revert to the short-sighted economic practices of the past or accelerate the transition to a more sustainable, low-carbon economy that is more resilient and better equipped to mitigate and combat future crises. Although the pandemic has brought tremendous hardship, the leaders of today have been afforded a once-in-a-century opportunity to rebuild a better, smarter, more sustainable future.

Mohawk Group Connects the A&D Community with its DesignFWD Virtual Summit

By Quinn Halman
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Commercial flooring manufacturer Mohawk Group, known for thoughtfulness, creativity, and an eco-conscious ethos, hosted the first-ever Design Forward Virtual Summit, stylized as DesignFWD.

JetBlue Releases Annual Social Impact and Environmental Social Governance Reports

Summary: 

-- Airline Reaches a Milestone in Volunteering with One Million Hours of Caring Focused on Community, Youth and Education and the Environment --

-- Leading up to going Carbon Neutral on All Domestic Flights, JetBlue Reduced Emissions by 2.2 percent per ASM through Improvements in Aircraft Fuel Efficiency and Electric Ground Service Equipment --

Press Release

-- Airline Reaches a Milestone in Volunteering with One Million Hours of Caring Focused on Community, Youth and Education and the Environment --

-- Leading up to going Carbon Neutral on All Domestic Flights, JetBlue Reduced Emissions by 2.2 percent per ASM through Improvements in Aircraft Fuel Efficiency and Electric Ground Service Equipment --

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