United announced today that it has teamed up with more than a dozen new environmental, nonprofit partners to advance sustainability efforts across the airline’s hub cities as well as Hawaii, complementing the airline’s commitment to become 100% green and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 100% by 2050.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group appointed a new international head of sustainable finance, as demand for ESG-related funding continues to grow especially in Asia.
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Big data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence are great tools with capabilities to accomplish complex tasks at levels beyond human skills. The trio are becoming more and more prominent these days as they could be utilized to collect, organize and analyze, large varied data sets in order to reveal patterns and trends that can help address several problems peculiar to sustainable development. Nevertheless, a number of challenges arise in the process of exploring these technologies for proffering solutions. This special issue presents novel research approaches adopted in Africa in relation to Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in different domains. It also presents the challenges and issues that could be explored in the future.
In Pennsylvania, the Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) has taken a big step on its journey toward energy and nutrient recovery from organic waste at its Clearwater Road Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF). Ongoing upgrades at the five million-gallons-per-day WWTF are part of a $12 million biosolids facility improvements program. These improvements will expand capacity and increase energy efficiency, boosting the plant’s sustainability. The Derry Township Municipal Authority’s Clearwater Road Wastewater Treatment Facility. (Source: Brown and Caldwell) Already accepting organic waste from industrial and municipal sources, and with plans to receive future additional waste streams, the DTMA has a long-term vision to recover and reuse resources, reduce landfill waste, and generate alternate revenue sources to lessen the financial burden to customers.
Tastes change all the time, but rarely do we see significant shifts to/away from traditional staples in a given geography. But that is precisely what’s happening now. We have three bold food trends headed our way. And AI is helping restaurants stay ahead of them, and navigate the future of food. It’s What’s for Dinner! When deciding what to eat for that next meal, more and more often, consumers are making an ethical choice. And it’s not about being vegan, as most of them are not. They’re just impact-conscious and seek to create the least amount of suffering and waste as possible. They’re “eating with a conscience,” as the visual below from The Scotsman shows.