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Owens Corning 2030 Goals: Expanding Our Social Handprint


Net-positive means more than working for a healthy planet. Our aspiration also drives our work to support healthy people and thriving communities. We recognize that with growth comes responsibility, and as a global company, we are positioned to be a force for good for the people who are touched by our company.

Safety Aspiration: To eliminate all employee, contractor and visitor injuries and occupational illnesses at work and at home.

Here's to Your Health: Healthy Solutions for a Complex World

Using the latest technologies and advanced analytics to make infrastructure, ecosystems, and communities healthier and more sustainable


As the old saying goes, if you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything. At Tetra Tech, we use our Leading with Science® approach every day to support healthy people, healthy communities, and healthy environments. Using the latest technologies and advanced analytics, our technical specialists are helping to make buildings and infrastructure smarter, ecosystems more functional and resilient, and our complex world a little safer, healthier, and more sustainable.

Smarter Buildings for Healthier People

Operation Surprise: Giving Back in 2020


Face coverings. Social distancing. Staying home for the holidays.

In a year that required all of us to reimagine our every day, Operation Surprise changed, too. For the first time ever, The Home Depot Foundation expanded the annual campaign to reach not only veterans, but frontline workers like first responders, healthcare workers, teachers, those facing food insecurity and more.

Xylem Donates 300,000 Units of PPE to Essential Workers

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January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Xylem, a leading global water technology company, has donated and delivered more than 300,000 pieces of PPE to frontline workers in 2020, working alongside its partners. The personal protective equipment went to healthcare facilities and to water utility operators working to keep essential services flowing in local communities.

Cleaning With a Purpose, American Airlines Earns STAR Accreditation From the Global Biorisk Advisory Council

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FORT WORTH, Texas, December 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – American is the first airline to achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) for its entire fleet of aircraft and Admirals Club lounges. STAR is a performance-based program based on American establishing effective cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention work practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics such as the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Tetra Tech High Performance Buildings COVID Task Force Shares Strategies for Healthier Buildings

Mitigating the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 with MEP design

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our High Performance Buildings Group has conducted research into the role that mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) design can play in mitigating the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 in the built environment.

Hormel Foods Named One of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek for the Second Year in a Row

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AUSTIN, Minn., December 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, was recently named of one America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek magazine for the second year in a row. Hormel Foods was ranked No. 161 out of the top 400 companies recognized for their corporate responsibility performance.

PT Freeport Indonesia Wins National Award for COVID-19 Transmission Prevention and Community Awareness


Indonesia's Department of Public Health has bestowed its highest recognition to PT Freeport Indonesia for its workplace protocols and efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the Mimika Regency of Papua, Indonesia, where Freeport-McMoRan’s Grasberg mining complex is located.

In addition to prevention efforts, PT Freeport Indonesia continues to assist in the care of COVID-19 patients in Mimika. The company has allowed facilities such as the Mimika Sports Complex and its Athletes' Dormitories to be used as an isolation ward for patients in quarantine in Timika.

FDA Authorizes Ecolab's Bioquell Technology System for N95 Respirator Decontamination

Ecolab’s decontamination technology enables respirator reuse by healthcare personnel to help address shortages
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ST. PAUL, Minn. – December 18, 2020  /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S.

American Minute: Learn How HEPA Filters Clean Cabin Air

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American Airlines keeps customers safe and confident about reconnecting with the people and places that matter most. As part of that commitment, American’s aircraft have been equipped with hospital-grade HEPA filters since the ’90s to ensure customers are breathing clean air while on the plane. These filters are also effective at filtering the coronavirus.

The airline industry is a complex one, so the American Minute video series keeps it simple. 

In this American Minute, Flight Attendant Jacqueline Brown explains everything you need to know about HEPA filters.


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