PhD student recognized with Award of Excellence for advocacy work on sustainability in health care | Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Services Research Program at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), was named a University of Toronto Alumni Association Graduate Scholar through U of T’s Awards of Excellence program. The prestigious award program, which dates back to 1921, celebrates students, staff and faculty who demonstrate a commitment to enhancing the university experience of their peers, and leave a significant impact on the institution through their leadership.
A Sustainable Lifestyle for a Sustained Planet
Sustainable living makes things better for everyone and reduces the carbon footprint. Here are some sustainable living tips.
Common Wealth Hosts Sustainability Festival Saturday
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Common Wealth Inc. will host Sustainability Festival at its Wick Park campus Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring the opening day of the Northside Farmer’s Market and educational seminars.
Wildfire detection: Drones paired with ground-based sensors
The twin technologies of unmanned aerial vehicles and wireless sensors could be the ideal combination to counter forest fires. Networks of ground-based sensors paired with airborne drones could give firefighters a critical edge when battling wildfires, KAUST researchers have found. The sensor/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) network could significantly shorten the time taken to detect a wildfire, giving firefighters a better chance to contain the fire before it grows too large to control.
Arena Pharmaceuticals Earns Prime Status from ISS ESG, a Leading Rating Agency for Sustainable Investments
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced it has been designated Prime in the ISS ESG Corporate Rating, effective as of May 4, 2021. Companies are classified as Prime when their ESG performance exceeds the threshold criteria for companies in its sector, meaning they fulfill ambitious absolute performance requirements.
The ISS ESG Corporate Rating sets the industry standard for sustainable investing and is used by international institutional investors and financial service companies to inform their decisions. According to this rating, Arena tradeable bonds and shares will now qualify for responsible investment.
Stadler Designs and Builds new GAIA and IREN Sorting Plants in Asti and Parma – GLOBAL RECYCLING
As the 2030 Agenda targets loom, environmental service companies are increasingly incorporating in their business plans investments in recycling facilities capable of bringing us closer to the zero waste goal by turning it into secondary raw materials that can be returned to the commercial cycle with minimal waste. With this aim, G.A.I.A. Spa and Iren Ambiente (which holds 45% ownership of G.A.I.A. and provides environmental services to a population of more than 3 million) called on STADLER, the German company specialized in the planning, production and assembly of turnkey recycling and sorting plants, to design and build new recycling plants in Asti and Parma. The requirements for the two plants were different: sorting of plastic packaging from separate collection in Asti, and sorting of plastic and paper/cardboard in Parma.