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UPS Longitudes | Shedding New Light on Supply Chain Visibility

Philippe Gilbert @ UPS
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Supply chain visibility is not a new concept. But true, real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility is something few companies have been able to obtain due to the inherent complexities and investment required.

COVID-19 has been a stark reminder that a lack of visibility leaves companies struggling without the tools to make the important, timely decisions needed to steer their organizations in the right direction.

Black & Veatch: Decarbonization Driving Repowering of the Power Industry

Calls for zero-carbon energy are increasing, fueling the need for cleaner, more environmentally friendly energy portfolios
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The global power industry is in a state of transformation and needs to accelerate the path to net zero as many companies, communities and stakeholders forge ahead with commitments to lower carbon emissions.

Gearing Up: A Look at T‑Mobile’s Emergency Response Equipment

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Throughout the year, communities across the country may face a number of natural disasters — hurricanes, tornados, wildfires and earthquakes — all of which can bring life-threatening conditions and cause devastation. In the face of any one of these natural events, major concerns center around the safety and well-being of people in impacted communities, from residents to first responders helping the community in the aftermath.

Talking Accessibility—from Technology to Transit—with Booz Allen’s Eric Wright

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For many college grads, employment opportunities, affordable housing, cultural events, and even climate determine where they want to live next. For Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Eric Wright, what brought him to Washington, D.C. was its accessible Metro transit system.

Wright has cerebral palsy and needed a subway or other form of public transit to get to and from work.

Building Resiliency through Pro Bono: A Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Project Guide

While Taproot will never be able to predict what challenge is coming next, we do know that pro bono can help your organization prepare to face it.
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is highlighting our collective role in rebuilding our communities through the power of pro bono.

Mobilizing Our Resources: Partnering With Arbor Day Foundation for Community Resilience

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At International Paper, we mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in our community. See how our support of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery Program is making a difference in the lives of disaster victims in Orange, Texas.

(Note: video footage from 2019 and earlier)

Click here to learn more about community engagement at International Paper. 

About International Paper

Putting Purpose into Action: Reducing Our Operational Footprint

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Actively managing our environmental impacts and reducing our footprint fosters positive relationships with stakeholders, reduces our operating costs, and sustains our ability to operate.

OPERATING SUSTAINABLY

Being a good environmental steward is part of our business strategy. We focus our efforts on reducing the energy, emissions, water, and waste footprint of both our operations and our products.

“Ask the Expert” Q&A With CTIA's Michelle James on Their New Smart Cities Playbook

The Qualcomm Developer Network goes deeper into Smart Cities and asks an expert.
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In our Qualcomm Developer Network blog post, Developers Helping Smart Cities Be Smarter, we looked at some of the technology challenges cities are facing, and strategies on how developers could get involved.

National Grid Releases Statement on New England Governor's Call for Modernization of Regional Electric System

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WALTHAM, MA – National Grid today issued a statement following the New England Governors’ call for the modernization of the regional electricity system in order to achieve their states’ respective goals for clean, affordable, and reliable electricity:

SCE Funds 'Critical Aerial Support' for Daytime, Nighttime Firefighting

Partnership with the Orange County Fire Authority and Coulson Aviation brings the world’s largest fire helicopter to SCE’s service area.
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by Ron Gales

Capt. Greg Barta of the Orange County Fire Authority has been on the front lines of firefighting for 13 years. He has one word to describe the 2020 fire season to date: “Explosive.”

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