OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Stormwater utility leaders say they would focus on proactive rehabilitation of assets, enhanced resiliency and improving water quality efforts if they had adequate funding, according to Black & Veatch Management Consulting’s latest “Stormwater Utility Survey Report.” Based on a nationally-recognized survey of stormwater utilities, the report continues to show an “alignment gap” among program needs and costs, revenue levels and customer acceptance against the backdrop of a gradual increase in the average monthly single-family re
AAR releases proposals to leverage environmental performance and reduce transportation sector emissions
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Association of American Railroads (AAR) outlined today policy proposals aimed at safely and effectively combatting climate change. As the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, railroads know more must be done to drive down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Armed with the right policies, railroads – and the nation – can make real progress toward a cleaner, more sustainable economy.
For the past year, anti-Asian sentiment and violence has been increasing at an alarming rate across the globe. Most recently, the attacks have been targeting the most vulnerable – elders in the community.
Initiatives to Address Animal Welfare Challenges Related to Light and Lighting
NEW YORK, February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Zoological Lighting Institute™ (ZLI) announced today new partnership agreement with the pre-eminent, UK based charity Wild Welfare.
Partnership initiatives center upon important relationships of light and animal welfare, specifically aimed at improving the conditions of animal care in wild animal facilities such as zoos, aquariums and wildlife centres. The partnership seeks to improve important work in community health, wildlife conservation and environmental sustainability, by prioritizing animal welfare.
Black & Veatch joins a consortium of industry leaders led by Two Degrees Adapt to complete an innovative research project aimed at finding and evaluating nature-based solutions for the Mississippi River Corridor. The study will support the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a coalition of 100 mayors from communities along the Mississippi River that are working together to increase resilience, sustainability, and prosperity.
Company launches new Global Sustainability microsite and ESG Reporting Index to better meet the needs of expanding stakeholder groups
AmerisourceBergen, a global healthcare company, released its 2020 Global Sustainability Report and ESG Reporting Index, detailing the impact of its robust sustainability and community efforts. This year, AmerisourceBergen made its report available through the launch of a new microsite, which serves as a comprehensive, interactive resource to showcase data, information and relevant assets from the company in connection with topics related to ESG.
Military Servicemembers Display Financial Preparedness During COVID-19 While Borrowing Activity Increases
WASHINGTON, February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Members of the armed forces, their spouses and veterans are no exception when it comes to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and financial well-being.
Industry’s first publicly available, searchable resource of impact investing fund managers sees record number of applicants and assets, reflecting the innovation and exponential growth that the IA 50 has helped to spotlight over the past decade.
BETHESDA, Md., February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/—ImpactAssets has released the ImpactAssets 50 2021 (IA 50), a free online database for impact investors, family offices, financial advisors and institutional investors that features a diversified listing of private capital fund managers delivering social and environmental impact as well as financial returns.