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Centering Social Equity in Climate Risk Analysis and ESG Reporting

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Our industry is engaged in an important dialogue to improve sustainability through ESG transparency and industry collaboration. This article is a contribution to this larger conversation and does not necessarily reflect GRESB’s position. Please refer to official GRESB documents for assessment related guidance.

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Our industry is engaged in an important dialogue to improve sustainability through ESG transparency and industry collaboration. This article is a contribution to this larger conversation and does not necessarily reflect GRESB’s position. Please refer to official GRESB documents for assessment related guidance.

Webinar: Assessing Climate Risks to Commercial Enterprises and Prioritizing Mitigation Actions

Snack & Learn Webinar Series 2021 - The webinar will offer insights into assessing options and improving the adaptive capacity of commercial enterprises at least cost.
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Many commercial enterprises have mature risk management practices. These risk management practices often will consider the impact of severe weather events on operations and their customer base.

WSP USA Draws on Robust Capabilities to Help Clients Manage COVID-19 Response

Since start of pandemic, WSP Emergency Management has supported logistical planning, equipment and specialized staff procurement, creation of public testing and vaccination sites.
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From nurses, doctors and first responders to people working in grocery stores and distribution centers, essential workers have been the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking viral exposure to help the rest of us emerge from this unprecedented crisis.

Working alongside these heroes are scores of WSP USA’s Emergency Management Division staff and hundreds of contract employees who responded to urgent requests for help from the firm’s state and local government clients over the past 15 months.

Amtrak Receives Federal Approval for Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project

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Congratulations to Amtrak on receiving key federal approval for the Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the Gateway Hudson Tunnel project, which is part of the larger Gateway Project, that will allow rehabilitation of the existing 110-year-old tunnels currently used by 450+ Amtrak and 

Three Post COVID-19 Resilience Trends to Watch

Climate-related financial disclosures, the emergence of chief resilience officers and climate adaptation, resilience finance mechanisms are trending post-pandemic.
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Note: This is the first article in a series highlighting changes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies we expect to see in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article examines changes to resilience strategies to address volatile markets and supply chains.

In 2020, the year we faced a global pandemic, record-breaking wildfires and political unrest across the U.S., demand for our corporate climate risk, adaptation and resilience services increased by 305 percent.

Webinar: Water Utility Climate Risks and Opportunities Mapping Framework

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This Snack & Learn Webinar features the Water Utility Climate Risks and Opportunities Mapping Framework that WSP developed in partnership with water utilities to help them identify, assess, and prioritize their climate-related risks and opportunities.

The Nature Conservancy and Partners Begin Oyster Reef Construction in Pensacola's East and Blackwater Bays to Help Restore Oysters to the Region

Project supports the goals of the new oyster fisheries management plan
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PENSACOLA, Fla., June 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and partners announce the start of construction on the Pensacola East Bay Oyster Habitat Restoration Project to boost oyster populations in East and Blackwater Bays.

WSP Senior Manager Talks About How He Feels Included in the Workplace

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We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in celebrating Pride Month. WSP regions worldwide participate in the annual global observance so we can better understand each other’s experiences and help shape a world in which all people are welcomed and included. Here at WSP USA, we ask you to join us in celebrating the LGBTQ+ community through personal stories of accomplishments and insights.

Greening Future Flight

Planning holistically for electric aircraft, hydrogen aviation, and greater use of sustainable aviation fuel—to reduce aviation’s carbon footprint
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Technology continues to advance decarbonization efforts in aviation. Research and development toward low-emission and  zero-emission flight includes battery electric and hydrogen-fuel-cell technologies. Together with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), these technologies hold promise to deliver enduring solutions that address carbon-emissions reduction.

Finding the Infrastructure and Environment Nexus

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration initiative encourages practices that are rethinking traditional approaches, like the growing field of agrivoltaics.
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The success of the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a major global initiative to halt and reverse ecosystem degradation and combat climate change, hinges on opportunities that infuse green restoration into all infrastructure work that intersects the environment.

WSP USA, a key participant advocating the UN initiative, works with clients to explore opportunities to combine environmental stewardship with modern aesthetic and functional design across a wide array of projects.

Going Green in Buildings and Urban Spaces

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