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NIC’s Global Trends 2040 Report Cites Demographics, Environment, Economics & Technology

Office of the Director

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) posted the National Intelligence Council's (NIC) Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World, a quadrennial report that details factors that could affect the national security environment over the next two decades. Demographics, the environment, economics and technology are the four structural forces highlighted in the Global Trends 2040 report.

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Amentum Named #1 Military Friendly Company for 2021; CEO John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer

Amentum announced on Tuesday that the company has been selected as the number one Military Friendly Company for 2021 as well as the top Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity. “We could not be more proud to be recognized as the top Military Friendly Company for 2021,” said John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum and five-time Wash100 Award recipient.

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KBR Announces Energy, Sustainability Efforts; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie

KBR has published its 2019 Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Report and announced a new sustainability agenda. KBR will implement a plan to incorporate corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, policies, procedures and management approaches that will support positive environmental and social impact. "We are confident this will further support our efforts to make a positive difference in the world," Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO, said.  

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Boeing Expands Renewable Energy Initiative; Chris Raymond, Beth Schryer Quoted

Chris Raymond

Boeing has entered into a multi-state agreement to purchase carbon-neutral power for its Chicago headquarters and sites in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The purchase will expand Boeing’s  initiative to power worksites and manufacturing facilities using 100 percent renewable electricity. "These actions reflect Boeing’s commitment to innovate and operate to make the word better,” said Boeing’s chief sustainability officer Chris Raymond.

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Ball Corp. Earns ASI Certification for EMEA Beverage Can Plants; Kathleen Pitre, Ron Lewis, Fiona Solomon Quoted

Ball Corporation has earned the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Certification for its 23 Europea, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) beverage can plants, marking a major step toward sustainability, the company announced on Thursday

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Microsoft, Accenture Partner to Provide Support to Enterprises, Building Scalable Business Models; Jean-Philippe Courtois, Paul Daugherty Quoted

Microsoft has partnered with Accenture to support entrepreneurs and start-up businesses that focus on social responsibility to help support technologies for social enterprises and build scalable business models, Microsoft announced on Wednesday

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USACE Selects Jacobs to Deliver Engineering Services Under Environmental Quality Program; Jan Walstrom Quoted

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has selected Jacobs to deliver architect and engineering services for its Environmental Quality Program under a three-year, multiple award task order contract, the company announced on Wednesday

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QTS, American Forests Announce Partnership to Promote Environmental Sustainability; Travis Wright, Jad Daley Quoted

QTS Realty Trust has announced a partnership with American Forests, an environmental restoration organization, to plant trees with the induction of every customer agreement for data center services at no cost to the customer, in response to the increased demand for corporate support in reducing carbon emissions and its collective impact on the environment, the company reported on Friday.

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