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WSP USA Earns APTA's Highest Recognition for Sustainability Commitment

WSP is the first business member to achieve Platinum recognition under the American Public Transportation Association’s Sustainability Commitment.
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NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Platinum-level recognition through its Sustainability Commitment program to WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.  

This designation showcases WSP’s commitment to sustainability throughout its operations and in the services provided to transit agencies. WSP joins four transit agencies that have received platinum recognition and is the first business member of APTA to achieve this distinction.

Rockwell Automation, Technologies Added and Sustainder Partnership to Build Smart Lighting Highlighted in BBC StoryWorks Video

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Rockwell Automation, along with Dutch partners Sustainder and Technologies Added, are featured in a BBC StoryWorks video highlighting the companies’ collaboration to build more sustainable lighting in a smart factory setting.

Four Steps to Green Power

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Businesses worldwide are embracing the advantages of going green, and renewable energy is an effective way for companies to reduce their carbon footprints. It not only shows corporate social responsibility, but can also bring commercial benefits.

For businesses able to set up renewable energy systems on their premises and sell the electricity they generate to the power grid, energy can be transformed from an operating cost to a source of income in the long term, subject to market and climate conditions.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

3D Design Opens Window on Cities of the Future

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Building design used to be a dreary, tedious process. Bespectacled architects and earnest planners would troop into an office, unfolding sheet after sheet of lifeless, black and white technical drawings along with measurements only a mathematician could fathom.

Then, suddenly, something happened that brought the images to life and made the buildings, the streets, and the very cityscapes of tomorrow leap off the page in glorious 3D technicolour. It was like opening a window into the future.

Building a Circular Economy

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Valentina Petrone is on a mission. Passionate about reducing waste in the built environment, WSP Australia’s Future Ready Circular Economy Lead highlights the benefits of implementing circular economy principles in minimising the environmental footprint of the construction industry.  

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Valentina Petrone is on a mission. Passionate about reducing waste in the built environment, WSP Australia’s Future Ready Circular Economy Lead highlights the benefits of implementing circular economy principles in minimising the environmental footprint of the construction industry.  

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Celebrating, Harnessing the Power of the Sun

Customers can save money on solar rooftop installations with SCE’s Marketplace.
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There’s a reason a day of the week is named after the sun, why it was worshipped by ancient civilizations and why National Solar Appreciation Day takes place the second Friday of March. It makes life possible. The sun is essential to the air we breathe, our food supply and plays an increasingly important part in supplying the electricity needed to power our economy.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

CASE Delivers Industry's First Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York

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The construction industry’s first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two CASE 580 EV backhoes from CASE Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utility companies in New York State, USA. 

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