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50 More Large Enterprises Select Benevity to Power Corporate Purpose Initiatives

Companies in Tech and Financial Services Industries Make Up 45% of New Clients, Including World Bank Group, Atlassian, Adobe and Western Union Foundation
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CALGARY, Canada, September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that another 50 enterprise companies have selected the Benevity platform to power their corporate purpose initiatives in the first half of 2019. The new clients—which include World Bank Group, Atlassian, Adobe, Western Union Foundation and a host of others—bring more than one million additional employee users into the Benevity network.

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group Ranks High in Buildings Sector

Achieving top 10 rankings for sustainable building engineering design and consulting services
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Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group debuted this year in the top 10 in two major Architecture/Engineering/Construction reports on leading firms within the industry.
 
Our group placed 5th in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine’s annual MEP Giants report, which ranks the nation’s top mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms; and 6th in Building Design + Construction’s annual Engineering Giants report, which similarly ranks architecture and building engineering firms. Both reports are based on 2018 revenue.

AIDAperla Will Receive the Largest Battery Storage System in Passenger Shipping in 2020

AIDA Cruises and Corvus Energy sign agreement for further cooperation at the opening of the first production plant of the battery manufacturer in Norway.
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On the occasion of the opening of Corvus Energy's first production plant in Bergen, Norway, AIDA President Felix Eichhorn and the world's most renowned provider of maritime battery systems signed the agreement on September 5, 2019 to electrify the first cruise ship of AIDA Cruises. AIDAperla will be the first ship to be fitted with lithium-ion batteries from Corvus, produced in Norway, in 2020. The 300-meter-long cruise ship receives a battery pack capable of generating a total output of 10 MWh.

Techno-Conservation Part One: A Symposium Bringing Together Conservationists, Technologists, and Academics

By Carlos Pignataro, CTO, Distinguished Engineer
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This blog was co-written with Dave Ward, SVP, CTO of Engineering and Chief Architect at Cisco

“If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.”

- Proverb, believed to be of African origins.

General Motors, University of Michigan Show Automated Safety Features Preventing Crashes

Safety and driver assistance features are helping GM move closer to its vision of a world with zero crashes
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DETROIT, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As General Motors moves toward its vision of a world with zero crashes, the company partnered with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute to understand the real-world effectiveness of some of its available active safety, driver assistance, and advanced headlighting features that may prevent or mitigate different types of crashes.

Sustainability, Clean Technology in Focus of First Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator Cohort

Collaboration with LaunchKC focuses on high-tech solutions that enable a sustainable future
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 9, 2019/3BL Media/ – Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

CNH Industrial, Taking the ‘Pulse’ of Innovation

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September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CNH Industrial held an innovation event in partnership with the ‘Pulse’ organization, an innovation hub, focusing on new technologies and energy efficiency, in late August in Piracicaba, Brazil.

Creating Our Tomorrow, Sustainably Highlights UPS’s Sustainability Progress in Interactive Report

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September 10, 2019 — UPS has published its latest Sustainability Report, Creating Our Tomorrow, Sustainably, highlighting the company’s sustainability initiatives during 2018 and progress toward 2020 and 2025 goals. The digital-first interactive Report showcases the enablers of progress that are advancing sustainability for the environment, employees, and UPS communities around the world:

Albertsons Improves the Retail Experience for Dogs

By Retail Info Systems News
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"At Albertsons, we are always looking for ways to better serve our customers," said John Colgrove, Albertsons Companies Intermountain division president. "Having DogSpot houses available at our two Albertsons stores will offer our customers who are running errands with their pets a safe and comfortable option for them while they do their shopping."

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Responding to the Bigger Picture: Telstra’s 2019 Sustainability Report

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September 12, 2019 — Telstra has released its Bigger Picture 2019 Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s progress in implementing its Sustainability Strategy – aimed at helping everyone to thrive in a digital world – and in responding to the issues that matter most to its stakeholders.

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