Tag: sustainability

Bechtel launches long-term sustainability targets

Bechtel announced a set of long-term targets to increase the company’s contributions to global sustainability.

New framework launched to help city officials and insurers improve infrastructure resilience

Cities will need to overhaul their approach to risk management if they are to make their infrastructure more resilient to catastrophic events, according to a new report.

PlanIT Impact unveils cloud-based building sustainability scoring tool

PlanIT Impact announced its building sustainability scoring system that is purpose-built expressly for the design phase.

Survey documents sustainability of asphalt pavements

The latest survey of asphalt pavement mix producers documents the industry’s continued success in improving the sustainability of America’s roads.

Federal program to reduce windstorm impacts requests comments on new strategic plan

National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP) drafts a new strategic plan to reduce loss of life and property from windstorms.

Project draws on recovery lessons from Hurricane Sandy to improve U.S. resilience and disaster...

Purdue University will lead research to determine why some communities recover from natural disasters more quickly than others, an effort aimed at addressing the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and to enhance preparedness.

New ASTM standard supports recycling fresh concrete, boosts sustainable construction

A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturing plants better recycle returned fresh concrete, supporting the growth in sustainable construction practices.

Smart Cities Council announces finalist cities for Readiness Challenge Grants

Smart Cities Council announced 10 finalists for the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant program. Five of these cities — which will be announced on February 8 — will receive tailored Readiness Workshops to develop a roadmap for applying smart technologies to further innovation, inclusion and investment within their cities.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launches Green Scene blog

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff launched Green Scene, a blog dedicated to the latest trends, topics and news on all things associated with water, sustainability and the environment.

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