Nutrien Launching Industry’s Most Comprehensive Carbon Program to Drive Sustainability in Agriculture

Nutrien Launching Industry’s Most Comprehensive Carbon Program to Drive Sustainability in Agriculture (Graphic: Business Wire)

Nutrien Launching Industry’s Most Comprehensive Carbon Program to Drive Sustainability in Agriculture (Graphic: Business Wire)

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 30, 2020–

Nutrien Ltd. (TSX and NYSE: NTR) today announced the launch of the agricultural industry’s most comprehensive carbon program, providing end-to-end support for growers to drive improved sustainability and boost profitability. As the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services to growers, Nutrien is uniquely positioned to create the only program at scale. It is ready to partner directly with growers to plan, plant and track sustainable farming practices and improve carbon performance.

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Nutrien Launching Industry’s Most Comprehensive Carbon Program to Drive Sustainability in Agriculture (Graphic: Business Wire)

As part of the new program, Nutrien will provide sustainable products and solutions, year-round dedicated agronomic

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AMD CEO Lisa Su gets chip industry’s highest honor

Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su has received the chip industry’s highest honor as the 2020 recipient of the Robert N. Noyce Award.

The Semiconductor Industry Association, the chip industry lobbying group, gave her the award in an online ceremony today. Normally, the event takes place in San Jose, California, and has about 1,000 attendees.

Su’s award represents the first time the award has gone to a woman since it was started in 1991.

“It’s an incredible privilege to be part of this industry,” said Su. “I actually fell in love with semiconductors in my first year at MIT. My first job was doing grunt work in a semiconductor lab. If you look at this year, what is resoundingly clear is that technology is becoming even more important.”

The SIA presents the Noyce Award annually in recognition of a leader who has made outstanding contributions to the semiconductor industry in

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DNV GL launches industry-first recommended practice on quality assurance of oil and gas industry’s digital twins

DNV GL has published the oil and gas industry’s first recommended practice (RP) on how to build and quality-assure digital twins.

Developed in collaboration with TechnipFMC, DNVGL-RP-A204: Qualification and assurance of digital twins sets a benchmark for the sector’s varying approaches to building and operating the technology. It guides industry professionals through:

·         assessing whether a digital twin will deliver to stakeholders’ expectations from the inception of a project

·         establishing confidence in the data and computational models that a digital twin runs on

·         evaluating an organization’s readiness to work with and evolve alongside a digital twin.

Seventy-five percent of organizations implementing Internet of Things (IoT) already use digital twins or plan to within a year, according to Gartner. However, there has previously been no commonly agreed methodology for developing and operating the technology among global oil and gas operators and their supply chains.

DNV GL’s RP provides valuable

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NextGen Healthcare Launches Industry’s Next Evolution of Integrated Eye Care Technology

Fully Integrated Platform Provides Optometry-Specific Workflow Enabling Providers to Efficiently Document Care of Patients with Low Vision and Binocular Vision Issues

NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, today announced it has launched a dedicated optometric workflow in its fully integrated eye care platform. This new optometric software solution is part of the NextGen® Ophthalmic Suite, the industry’s premier solution that continues to integrate both ophthalmologic and optometric-specific templates. This complete suite improves overall quality of clinical eye care for patients as well as optimizes financial results for providers by combining practice and optical management for efficient charge capture.

“Our new optometric template takes eye care to a higher level by enhancing the linkage between optometrists and ophthalmologists,” said John Beck, chief solutions officer for NextGen Healthcare. “With a growing population experiencing age-related vision impairment, it’s essential these specialties work seamlessly together. NextGen Ophthalmic Suite

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eXp World Holdings to Host Industry’s Largest Real Estate Event, EXPCON, On Virbela’s Virtual Business World Technology Platform

Over 10,000 Agents, Staff and Guests From Around World Expected to Attend Week-long Event; Company to Release Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results in Virtual Fireside Chat

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI), the holding company for eXp Realty and Virbela, will hold its 11th annual EXPCON event virtually on Nov. 9 – 13, 2020. Over 10,000 agents, brokers, staff and guests are expected to gather in eXp World, the company’s virtual world platform powered by Virbela.

“From the inception of eXp Realty we have operated the entire company to be the most agent-centric real estate brokerage on the planet. We created the first cloud-based brokerage model that directly benefits our agents through a generous revenue share program and an equity plan. With eXp’s immersive technologies like Virbela, we continue to invest in capabilities to support use cases that the competition

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Building cities with wood would store half of cement industry’s current carbon emissions — ScienceDaily

Buildings around us create a whopping one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions — that is about ten times more than air traffic worldwide. In Europe alone about 190 million square metres of housing space are built each year, mainly in the cities, and the amount is growing quickly at the rate of nearly one percent a year.

A recent study by researchers at Aalto University and the Finnish Environment Institute shows that shifting to wood as a building construction material would significantly reduce the environmental impact of building construction. The results show that if 80 percent of new residential buildings in Europe were made of wood, and wood were used in the structures, cladding, surfaces, and furnishings of houses, all together the buildings would store 55 million tons of carbon dioxide a year. That is equivalent to about 47 percent of the annual emissions of Europe’s cement industry.

‘This is

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How to fix the tech industry’s empathy problem, from a former exec

Tech entrepreneurs often tell Maëlle Gavet that empathy is a weakness in business — that kindness gets in the way of making tough decisions, or that bruised egos and hurt feelings are a necessary cost to changing the world.

Gavet couldn’t disagree more. “If you define corporate empathy as the ability of a company and its leadership to understand what’s happening in the world around them — and how their decisions impact people inside and outside the company— I think you actually have a better company,” said the 42-year-old tech executive, speaker, and author during a roundtable discussion and Q&A at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on Wednesday.

And she should know: A former Priceline executive and CEO of Ozon, Russia’s version of Amazon, Gavet wrote a book on corporate empathy, “Trampled by Unicorns: Big Tech’s Empathy Problem and How to Fix It,” published last Tuesday. Plenty of tech companies,

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