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Juliane Tamura Is Tetra Tech's March 2021 Project Manager of the Month

Congratulating our Project Manager of the Month for March 2021, Juliane Tamura
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Project managers (PM) are the face of Tetra Tech to every client and are the people who ensure that our project work is done to the highest standards of quality and fiscal discipline. Tetra Tech CEO Dan Batrack honors those who work at the highest level of excellence with our PM of the Month award.

WSP Celebrates World Ocean Day

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World Ocean Day is a reminder of the critical role that oceans play in the global environment and in our everyday lives. Oceans are connected to all life on Earth. They produce more than 50% of the planet's oxygen and absorb 30% of carbon emissions. Oceans are critical for people's health and livelihoods. They provide the main source of protein for over one billion people. By 2030, 40 million people will be employed in ocean-based industries.

World Turtle Day 2021: The Importance of Protecting Earth's Shelled Biodiversity

by Callie Veelenturf, Marine Conservation Biologist and Lenovo Innovator
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World Turtle Day is a moment in time to commemorate the diverse existence of both terrestrial and marine turtle species and an opportunity to draw attention to threats facing their survival. The first turtles evolved over 300 million years ago, and although many species have come and gone since their first appearance in the fossil record, there are approximately 356 extant turtle species currently identified. Unfortunately, about 40% of these species are threatened or endangered with extinction.

We Rise Q&A: Vanessa Lanas Delbridge on Conserving and Restoring Water

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As part of our 2030 goals, we are raising the bar for ourselves and evolving our corporate responsibility strategy to increase the scale of our work with others to create a more responsible, inclusive, and sustainable world, enabled by technology and our collective actions. We sat down with Vanessa Lanas Delbridge, Intel’s Water Program Manager, to discuss the importance of water to Intel, conservation and restoration progress, and what’s next.

Tell us about you and your role at Intel.

Pentair Announces Social Responsibility Strategic Targets

2020 Corporate Responsibility Report Outlines Initiatives and Progress in Advancing Pentair’s Journey Towards Delivering a More Sustainable Company
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LONDON, June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Pentair plc (NYSE:PNR), a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, announces its Social Responsibility Strategic Targets. The new targets were launched with the release of Pentair’s

1 Trillion Gallons of Water Being Recycled Using Xylem Technology

Company’s 2020 Sustainability Report tracks progress in tackling critical global challenges of water access, affordability and resilience
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  • Helping customers reuse 4.3B m3 of water, or more than 1 trillion gallons, equivalent to almost two million Olympic swimming pools
  • Technology kept 1.4B m3 of polluted water from potentially flooding communities and entering waterways
  • Assisted 4.1M underserved people to get access to clean water and sanitation
  • Doubled philanthropy to provide COVID relief to colleagues, communities
  • 10 of Xylem’s 22 major facilities now operating on 100% renewable electricity
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  • Helping customers reuse 4.3B m3 of water, or more than 1 trillion gallons, equivalent to almost two million Olympic swimming pools
  • Technology kept 1.4B m3 of polluted water from potentially flooding communities and entering waterways
  • Assisted 4.1M underserved people to get access to clean water and sanitation
  • Doubled philanthropy to provide COVID relief to colleagues, communities
  • 10 of Xylem’s 22 major facilities now operating on 100% renewable electricity

Tetra Tech's Ernesto L. Diaz Discusses Using Ecological and Nature-based Engineering for Coastal Risk Reduction and Sea Level Rise Adaptation

Building resilient coastal communities and infrastructure
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Ernesto L. Diaz is Tetra Tech’s Caribbean regional manager based in Puerto Rico and a lead coastal and marine scientist specializing in risk reduction, shoreline protection, and development of sea level rise adaptation strategies using ecological and nature-based engineering approaches.

The Top 4 Actions to Take Regarding PFAS

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Lately, it seems as though PFAS is everywhere. It is found in countless products across nearly every industry. In addition to the increasing regulations regarding PFAS, chemicals are also becoming a hot topic in the media and among the public. PFAS can impact products, operations, brand, and legacy liability, not to mention PFAS litigation is heating up.

So, what can businesses do about it?

Sustainable Water Use

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Our water stewardship journey continues as we look to lead and initiate action-based projects with local communities, industry and water basin authorities—the result of which will help to successfully fulfill our goal to create a more sustainable world.

Chiro Project​

As the largest consumer of process water in Stanley Black & Decker, our Chiro Plant located in Taiwan continues to look for ways to drive sustainable water use. Over the past three years, the team has invested in nine projects that have seen an 8.6% reduction in water use.

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