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MCP Second Year Option Exercised as the Single Awardee Vendor for the Dell Best-in-Class BPA on GSA AdvantageSelect for Desktops, Laptops and Tablets

MCP Second Year Option Exercised as the Single Awardee Vendor for the Dell Best-in-Class BPA on GSA AdvantageSelect for Desktops, Laptops and Tablets

The GSA/GSS BPA allows all government agencies to buy any amount (no MOL) of pre-configured Dell laptops, desktop, tablets and monitors, optional upgrades and services for a faster, more efficient business model. The BPA solution provides cost savings to the government…

'An Example of Economic Reconciliation' – New Relationship Trust Announces Awarding of $2.8m in Funding to First Nation-Led Clean Energy Projects

'An Example of Economic Reconciliation' – New Relationship Trust Announces Awarding of $2.8m in Funding to First Nation-Led Clean Energy Projects

Indigenous-led clean energy projects often face systemic barriers and high costs that diminish the opportunity to develop their sustainable energy sovereignty. To help overcome these barriers, the British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI) has awarded thirteen Indigenous groups nearly…

CRE8 Independent Consultants Offers Expert Advice on How to Develop COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures to Protect Lives While Re-Opening Sectors of the Economy

CRE8 Independent Consultants Offers Expert Advice on How to Develop COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures to Protect Lives While Re-Opening Sectors of the Economy

CRE8 Independent Consultants offers expert advice on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to help government and business sectors to re-open while protecting public health. “As process improvement experts, we want to share our knowledge of how an SOP can provide clear…

Jagora University and Akholi Give 10,000 Students in Cameroon Free University Education

Jagora University and Akholi Give 10,000 Students in Cameroon Free University Education

Today, Jagora and Akholi launched a pilot program in Cameroon, giving free university education to 10,000 students through Jagora University. This program is the next step in Jagora and Akholi's plan to extend cost-effective primary through tertiary education to all…

Earth Day 2020: New York, Las Vegas, Memphis Amid 15 Big, Litter Polluted US Cities

Earth Day 2020: New York, Las Vegas, Memphis Amid 15 Big, Litter Polluted US Cities

New York, Las Vegas and Memphis are among the USA’s 15 Biggest, Litter Polluted Cities, where littering and dumping of potentially virus-breeding waste is visible, widespread. This information comes as Americans celebrate the 50th Earth Day April 22 during the…

Operation 50/50: Citing Lack of Representation in Coronavirus Response, NGOs Release Crowdsourced List of Women Health Security Experts

Operation 50/50: Citing Lack of Representation in Coronavirus Response, NGOs Release Crowdsourced List of Women Health Security Experts

​​Women in Global Health (WGH) and Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS) have partnered to crowdsource a list of female health security experts, intended to address the glaring lack of women represented in the global response to the current…

Russia’s Changing Role in Syria

Russia’s Changing Role in Syria

2020 could be the year that sees Russian attempts at Middle Eastern control take some surprising new directions. Although Russia has been leading the charge in terms of efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis, that resolution only looks set to…

WeBuildTheWall's Primary Contractor Fisher Industries Awarded $270 Million Government Project for Border Wall

WeBuildTheWall's Primary Contractor Fisher Industries Awarded $270 Million Government Project for Border Wall

The primary contractor for We Build The Wall, Inc. - Fisher Industries - was just awarded a $270 million project to design and build 31 miles of high-tech border fencing in the Yuma Sector of Arizona along the southern border perimeter…

Smart City Projects Are Not Only for Big Cities. MyTown Joins the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program to Promote Smart City Application and Asset Management Solution

RealTerm Energy is excited to join the Smart Cities Accelerator Program of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. RealTerm Energy’s MyTown Smart city solution aims to provide small and medium-sized municipalities with a process and product that can support a staged, focused, and…

RealTerm Energy Helps Seven Maine Municipalities Collectively Save $1 Million in Annual Energy Costs

​​​​​RealTerm Energy has partnered with the municipalities of Biddeford, Dover-Foxcroft, Falmouth, Grand Isle, Mount Desert, South Portland and Wells to successfully convert their HID (high-intensity discharge) streetlights to LED (light-emitting diode) technology. On average, these projects are collectively saving the…

Founder of Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Calls on Colombians to Give Peace Another Chance

Founder of Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Calls on Colombians to Give Peace Another Chance

In June 2015, the leaders of Colombia’s largest rebel group FARC held a joint press conference with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of Art of Living. During this event, FARC openly declared that they will adopt the Gandhian principles of non-violence for achieving social justice.…

DroneSense Secures Indy 500 Weekend With Fleet of Drones

DroneSense Secures Indy 500 Weekend With Fleet of Drones

​​​​​​​​Pilots from Speedway, IN Police Department, the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, Indianapolis Fire, and Wayne Township Fire Department deployed drones, both large and small, to help protect crowds at the various events throughout race weekend. “With the Indy 500 being…

Smart City Projects Are Not Only Big City Projects: RealTerm Energy Launches MyTown, a New Smart City Solution Designed Specifically for Small and Medium-Sized Municipalities

Smart City Projects Are Not Only Big City Projects: RealTerm Energy Launches MyTown, a New Smart City Solution Designed Specifically for Small and Medium-Sized Municipalities

​​RealTerm Energy launches MyTown, a new smart city app and asset management platform, made specifically for small and medium-sized municipalities, that is set to revolutionize the way local governments and citizens communicate. MyTown, which is now available as a free…

America's Warrior Partnership Endorses President Trump's Executive Order to Empower Veterans and Prevent Suicide

America's Warrior Partnership Endorses President Trump's Executive Order to Empower Veterans and Prevent Suicide

America’s Warrior Partnership announced its endorsement of the executive order signed by President Donald Trump yesterday to establish the Veteran Wellness, Empowerment, and Suicide Prevention Task Force. The task force will develop a roadmap to help veterans achieve an improved…

Hawaii Set to Ban Fur

Fur Free Society, Inc. would like to congratulate the State of Hawaii for introducing “A Bill For An Act Relating to Animal Fur Products” (S.B. No. 1350) to “prohibit the manufacture or sale of certain animal fur products in the…

Local Company, Alsco, Invests to Keep Utah National Parks Welcoming and Clean

As an unprecedented national government shutdown continues, Utah achieved its own national precedent Thursday: a single private sector company, Alsco Inc., is stepping up to keep the national parks open through at least President’s Day weekend. Alsco, a Utah-based linen…

New Bipartisan 'Solutions Tank' Launched to Solve Connecticut's Fiscal Challenges

New Bipartisan 'Solutions Tank' Launched to Solve Connecticut's Fiscal Challenges

Greg Kraut, member of the Westport Representative Town Meeting and former candidate for the 136th State Representative District, today unveiled The Economic Policy Project, a groundbreaking solutions-first institute designed to work with — and educate — government leaders. The project is…

Hui Huliau Acquires AC4S

Hui Huliau announced today the acquisition of Advanced C4 Solutions Inc. (AC4S), a leader in C4, professional support, cyberspace operations and mission support services for federal agencies worldwide. AC4S customers include the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Army, U.S.…

Apolitical Announces World's 100 Most Influential Young People in Government for 2018

Apolitical Announces World's 100 Most Influential Young People in Government for 2018

Apolitical, a global policy platform, today announced its inaugural list of 100 Future Leaders: The World’s Most Influential Young People in Government for 2018. The list recognises young people from all over the world who are making an impact early…

New Federal Fund Will Make Canada a Leader in Social Innovation

The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) is thrilled that the federal government has announced an $805M investment in social innovation. By creating a Social Finance Fund ($755M over 10 years) and a capacity building Investment and Readiness fund ($50M over…

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