Earth Day 2013
Ross Strategic staff celebrated Earth Day 2013 at Duwamish Alive! hosted by EarthCorps and the Nature Consortium. Staff and family members spent a fun day of hard work at the West Duwamish Greenbelt pulling invasive blackberries to uncover native ferns and Douglas Fir seedlings.
Climate Change Evaluation Insights at SEA Change in Nepal
SEA Change is a predominately virtual Community of Practice focused on the monitoring and evaluation of climate change interventions in Asia. Ross Strategic participated in a series of sessions hosted by SEA Change at the 2013 Evaluation Conclave in Kathmandu, Nepal on evaluating climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives. Ross Strategic Principal Tim Larson was a conference panelist providing expert insight on monitoring and evaluation in climate change mitigation settings and initiatives.
Ross Strategic Supports UN Water Stewardship Conference in Mumbai, India
The United Nations CEO Water Mandate convened its eleventh working conference—Water Stewardship in the Post-2015 World—in Mumbai, India, on 4-7 March. Ross Strategic led the working session held throughout the conference and supported a day-long workshop focused on development of water-related collective action strategy for private enterprises.
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Toxics Policy Reform for Washington State
Ross Strategic successfully facilitated a stakeholder dialogue and provided analytic support for a consensus report on new, creative ways to reduce exposures to toxic chemicals in the state of Washington. Click here to read the report.
For more information about the report and workgroup, see the Washington Department of Ecology website on toxics reduction.
Lean and Effective Utility Management
Ross Strategic recently developed EPA’s Resource Guide to Effective Utility Management and Lean. This guide shows water and wastewater utilities how to combine effective utility management (EUM) with the powerful implementation tools of Lean to reduce wastes and improve utility products and services. We facilitated a steering group of utility experts, developed the guide and four utility case studies, and coordinated an associated webinar.
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