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Railroads Stake Out Positions on Addressing Climate Change

AAR releases proposals to leverage environmental performance and reduce transportation sector emissions
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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.

Covid-19 and Climate Change; Generational Fear Drives Action

When their generation’s health is at risk and they get a little dose of fear…they spring into action.
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How do you get young people to take social isolation seriously? In a recent announcement by Washington Governor, Jay Inslee, he said, “Someone asked me the other day, ‘what’s the penalty for a young person going out to a restaurant, or hanging out in a social gathering?’ The penalty is that you might kill your grandparent”.  

Harsh but true.

James Quilligan: The Commons and the Future of Democracy

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What is the American dollar based on? It was based on the gold standard until 1971 when it transitioned to a floating monetary system. This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio believes US currency now rests unofficially on the price of oil. What will a successful Green New Deal will look like if the underlying currency upon which the US economy rests is based on fossil fuels? We speak to James Quilligan, the Managing Director of Economic Democracy Advocates and longtime policy analyst in the international development space.

Business Won’t Operate Sustainably but We Can’t Regulate Them or Else? I Don’t Accept That.

The idea that you can’t push too hard or else companies will leave is a convenient position for profit obsessed corporations.
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By Brad Zarnett

Last week I was engaged in a conversation with a highly respected sustainability colleague. We both have a similar vision for a better planet but we have a fundamental difference of opinion on how to get there.

R. Rex Parris, Mayor of Lancaster, CA, Honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by Center for Resource Solutions

Annual awards honor outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in promoting green power
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SAN DIEGO, September 5, 2019 /3BL Media—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Green Power Leadership Awards (GPLAs) today at the Renewable Energy Markets 2019 conference in San Diego, CA. The GPLAs are competitive awards that recognize organizations and individuals for outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace. R. Rex Parris, Mayor of Lancaster, CA, was honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by CRS.

Federal Agencies and DevSecOps: Booz Allen’s Guidance for Moving Forward

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By bringing together traditionally separated teams and automating tasks like code deployment, DevOps makes it quicker and easier for organizations to update applications and software. DevSecOps brings security tools and processes into the mix, increasing the speed and efficiency by which organizations discover and correct system flaws.

WashingtonExec Recognizes Susan Penfield, Booz Allen for Innovation in Government

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What do GPS, closed captioning, smartphones, and supercomputers have in common? They’re some of the many technology innovations that the federal government has helped make possible. One of the leaders driving tech innovation in government today is Booz Allen Chief Innovation Officer Susan Penfield, named among this year’s WashingtonExec Top 25 Executives to Watch.

Sodexo Names Brett Ladd As New CEO of Government for North America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, today announced that Brett Ladd will serve as the new CEO of the Government for North America and will be a member of Sodexo’s North America Regional Leadership Committee. Previously, Ladd led growth and client retention initiatives as Senior Vice President of Sales for Government North America.

Can Blockchain Restore Americans’ Faith in Government?

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The Pew Research Center found that only 18 percent of Americans say they trust the Feds. Can technology restore our faith in Uncle Sam?

Blockchain, the distributed ledger system not only allows for greater transparency, but it also is a way to codify good government principles and best practices.

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