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AT&T, Argonne Nat’l Lab Build Tool to Analyze Climate Change Risk on Network Infrastructure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2019 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory jointly developed a platform that works to monitor climate change and forecast its potential effect on network infrastructure and business operations in the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the …

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SSL to Work on Environmental Defense Fund Smallsat Design Project; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — SSL will design and establish requirements under an Environmental Defense Fund contract for the development of a small satellite that will work to monitor methane emissions from oil and gas plants, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Thursday its SSL business will collaborate …

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AECOM, IBM Help Develop Local Gov’t Disaster Resilience Scorecard for UN

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2017 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have partnered to develop a scorecard for the United Nations that works to guide local governments in efforts to drive resilience and preparedness against natural disasters, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. IBM said Tuesday the team built the Disaster …

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Johns Hopkins APL Launches CubeSat to Support Earth Radiation Imbalance Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory new CubeSat, was onboard the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket that launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 11th, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes will work to measure …

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Harris & Engility Top Wall Street’s Quarterly Earnings Forecasts, KBR Reports 3Q Net Loss

Three GovCon Index-listed government contractors and one also included in the S&P 500 composite index posted quarterly financial results before markets opened Tuesday. Co-listed Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) posted fiscal year 2017 first quarter results above Wall Street’s consensus forecasts and in conjunction announced a $425 million sale of its CapRock communications business as …

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Juniper to Provide Network Infrastructure for Research Org’s Supercomputer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 9, 2016 — Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) will develop a network infrastructure that will work to support the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s new supercomputer for the study of climate change and global warming, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its network technology will serve to facilitate worldwide collaboration for …

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Lockheed Martin Gets High Marks in Carbon Disclosure Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project for the company’s efforts to report on its business operations in relation to climate change, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday it is in the 90th percentile of companies that have practiced transparency …

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USAID Selects Deloitte for Vietnam Climate Change Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Deloitte Consulting being awarded a contract to provide support for a U.S. Agency for International Development-led climate change initiative in Vietnam. Work under the $9.4 million contract involves implementation of the Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program in collaboration with the …

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DigitalGlobe Lends Data Tech to Small Islands Global Initiative Vs. Climate Change

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced the creation of Blue Guardians, a public-private partnership of data providers, conservation NGOs and development organizations committed to help small island developing states counter the effects of climate change, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The establishment of the international consortium is …

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