Environmental social science

HiDEF, Inc., A Premier Bay-Area Made Media & Tech Solutions Group Launches "AOEfest" A Virtual Cultural and Charitable Fundraiser For The Corona Virus Pandemic

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:30pm

Its directive will be to drive charitable giving to Direct Relief, whose most urgent need is to procure and replenish personal protective equipment (PPE) for the current Covid-19 pandemic and for future deployment.

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  • Its directive will be to drive charitable giving to Direct Relief, whose most urgent need is to procure and replenish personal protective equipment (PPE) for the current Covid-19 pandemic and for future deployment.
  • The festival will be open to all and is about bringing communities together to celebrate the media and entertainment that we love.
  • Charitable giving will be managed with the platform Tiltify in partnership with official beneficiary Direct Relief with the goal of reaching one-million dollars for the charity.
  • As an added differentiator, AOEfest will be the first to utilize DolbyOn, an enhanced audio streaming technology, to provide the best digital audio for virtual streams.

Embrey Rolls COVID-19 Management Response Into Expanded Occupational Health & Safety Team

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

In response, we are establishing two new full-time roles to expand on our Occupational Health and Safety protocols.

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  • In response, we are establishing two new full-time roles to expand on our Occupational Health and Safety protocols.
  • Chris Feagle, a specialist in environmental science and worksite safety, has been named Director of the team.
  • "What COVID-19 showed Embrey, and all companies, is that a stronger component of environmental management related to infectious threats needed to be incorporated into our overall health and safety plans," said Trey Embrey, President and CEO.
  • He joined Embrey as an intern in 2018 working in land development and construction estimating and was a pre-construction engineer before joining the health and safety team.

Baby Boomers and Gen Z to Lead Rebound in Foot Traffic to Brick-and-Mortar Businesses Post-COVID-19 New Survey Finds

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:15pm

The survey found that 85% of baby boomers and 80% of Generation Zers plan to visit brick-and-mortar businesses the same or more than they did before COVID-19.

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  • The survey found that 85% of baby boomers and 80% of Generation Zers plan to visit brick-and-mortar businesses the same or more than they did before COVID-19.
  • Gen Z Engage with Fun, Entertaining Ads
    Generation Z is likely to be missing out on once-in-a-lifetime events like graduations and first jobs.
  • Baby boomers will likely lead the rebound in foot traffic back to brick-and-mortar businesses across all industries as concerns subsides.
  • 85% of baby boomers will visit brick-and-mortar businesses the same or more than before COVID-19, more than any other generation.

Transcepta Economic Activity Index Shows Business Transactions Continue To Recover

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 11:00am

Since April, economic activity has slowed significantly due to COVID-19, reaching a low point on April 15th.

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  • Since April, economic activity has slowed significantly due to COVID-19, reaching a low point on April 15th.
  • However the dataset, which is purposely limited to US-based companies, but also includes the entire Transcepta Supplier Network global footprint, shows a rebound that continues to climb.
  • "The Transcepta Platform represents tens of millions of transactions in just about every industry," said Ray Parsons, CEO of Transcepta.
  • The stream of data that Transcepta collects from the Transcepta Platform is now being used to build an index that the team has dubbed the Transcepta Economic Activity Index, or the Transcepta EAI.

Mainetti to launch M-care PPE Range

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 10:00pm

HONG KONG, May 27, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Mainetti Group is pleased to announce a new range of personal protective equipment (PPE), "M-care", available to customers in support of mitigating the risks of COVID-19.

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  • HONG KONG, May 27, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Mainetti Group is pleased to announce a new range of personal protective equipment (PPE), "M-care", available to customers in support of mitigating the risks of COVID-19.
  • The M-care suite of PPE products also includes anti-bacteria mask folders, protective gloves, safety goggles, gowns and hand sanitizers.
  • Reusable masks and hi-tech smart devices such as portable air purifiers will be added to the range later this year.
  • Paul Tai, Global Head of M-care and Regional Director of Mainetti said, "As global businesses re-commence operations, having readily-available and high-quality PPE will be essential for staving off the return of COVID-19.

MFS Supply Launches Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:10pm

CLEVELAND, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MFS Supply has announced permanently expanding their product offering to include personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety gear.

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  • CLEVELAND, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MFS Supply has announced permanently expanding their product offering to include personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety gear.
  • "We're proud to be able to provide these hard-to-find PPE products to our customer base," states Brandon Guzman, President & CEO of MFS Supply.
  • The future of the PPE program at MFS Supply includes initiatives to continue lowering prices for customers.
  • Since March 2020, MFS Supply has expanded their product offerings to include PPE materials & safety equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment Eases Fears During Period of Global Unrest

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

In the meantime, the importance and adoption of personal protective equipment (PPE) by the public has helped prevent even higher numbers of infected.

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  • In the meantime, the importance and adoption of personal protective equipment (PPE) by the public has helped prevent even higher numbers of infected.
  • The manufacturers have to show they meet specific criteria for performance, labeling, and intended use to demonstrate substantial equivalence.
  • The global personal protective equipment (PPE) market was valued at USD 52.7 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 92.5 Billion by 2025 while growing at a CAGR of 8.7% during 2020-2025, according to VynZ Research.
  • Developments have also been made in the testing segment, as diagnostic testing has improved over the course of the last two months.

Personal Protective Equipment Eases Fears During Period of Global Unrest

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

In the meantime, the importance and adoption of personal protective equipment (PPE) by the public has helped prevent even higher numbers of infected.

Key Points: 
  • In the meantime, the importance and adoption of personal protective equipment (PPE) by the public has helped prevent even higher numbers of infected.
  • The manufacturers have to show they meet specific criteria for performance, labeling, and intended use to demonstrate substantial equivalence.
  • The global personal protective equipment (PPE) market was valued at USD 52.7 Billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD 92.5 Billion by 2025 while growing at a CAGR of 8.7% during 2020-2025, according to VynZ Research.
  • Developments have also been made in the testing segment, as diagnostic testing has improved over the course of the last two months.

Research Report with COVID-19 Forecasts- Fall Protection Equipment Market 2020-2024 | Introduction of IoT and Asset Tracking Features to Boost Growth | Technavio

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 2:15am

Our fall protection equipment market report covers the following areas:

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  • Our fall protection equipment market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies increasing demand for fall protection equipment from the construction industry as one of the prime reasons driving the fall protection equipment market growth during the next few years.
  • Fall Protection Equipment Market 2020-2024: Vendor Analysis
    We provide a detailed analysis of vendors operating in the fall protection equipment market, including some of the vendors such as 3M Co., Adolf Wrth GmbH & Co. KG, Bergman & Beving AB, Carl Stahl GmbH, FallTech, Honeywell International Inc., MSA Safety Inc., Petzl, Pure Safety Group, and Werner Co.
  • Backed with competitive intelligence and benchmarking, our research reports on the fall protection equipment market are designed to provide entry support, customer profile and M&As as well as go-to-market strategy support.
  • Fall Protection Equipment Market 2020-2024: Key Highlights

Rheaply Partners with the City of Chicago and World Business Chicago to Facilitate Affordable PPE Access for Local Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 7:00pm

Rheaply , a climate tech leader that combines a resource-sharing network with a user-friendly asset management platform, in partnership with the City of Chicago and World Business Chicago , has launched Chicago PPE Market , a program to facilitate access to personal protective equipment (PPE) for Chicagos small businesses and nonprofits.

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  • Rheaply , a climate tech leader that combines a resource-sharing network with a user-friendly asset management platform, in partnership with the City of Chicago and World Business Chicago , has launched Chicago PPE Market , a program to facilitate access to personal protective equipment (PPE) for Chicagos small businesses and nonprofits.
  • To support safe and efficient reopening, the City of Chicago will enable access to protective shields, reusable face masks, and hand sanitizer through Rheaplys Asset Exchange Manager (AxM) at cost-controlled rates.
  • With Chicago PPE Market, small businesses and nonprofits can easily and affordably access the equipment and supplies necessary to keep staff and customers safe.
  • World Business Chicago (WBC) is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city.