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Avaya Earns 2020 Tech Cares Award for Giving Back to Global Communities and Customers During COVID-19

Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, today announced that TrustRadius has recognized Avaya with the 2020 Tech Cares Award for going above and beyond to provide global communities, clients, and frontline workers with support during the COVID-19 crisis.

“As the pandemic continues to impact global businesses, Avaya has reimagined the way we connect with our customers, our colleagues and our communities and has provided the Avaya OneCloud communications and collaboration solutions that are helping them stay engaged, stay connected and stay safe,” said Simon Harrison, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Avaya. “The pre-COVID mindset must continue evolving to give employees the ability to work from anywhere. Avaya continues to provide the capabilities and the experience that is creating the future of the digital workplace and the future of customer experience for our customers and users around the world.”

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PathogenX Sees Spike in Interest in PX2 Medical Waste Sterilization Technology Due to CARES Act

CARMEL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carmel-based PathogenX, a medical device company that develops, manufactures, and distributes proprietary technology designed to dramatically simplify the process of medical waste disposal, has seen a mounting spike in interest in its PX2 technology, thanks in large part to funding from CARES Act grants enabling qualified medical facilities to obtain the systems with government grant support.

PathogenX’s PX2 is a stand-alone, double-batch on-site sterilization device that safely and efficiently renders regulated medical sharps and red bag waste completely sterile, unrecognizable and non-reusable in compliance with all federal EPA, CDC and OSHA standards and guidelines. An easy-to-use, table-top device about the size of a computer printer, each PX2 system is capable of processing up to 10 gallons of medical waste per day.

The CARES Act provides nearly $10 billion to approximately 50,000 healthcare facilities to support infection control protocols and systems in response to COVID-19. Eligible for

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Meet Erik Cardenas, Amazon Care’s self-taught tech leader

When Erik Cardenas was little, he constantly had ear infections. But his family often couldn’t get time off to take him to the doctor.

“I remember my parents, they lived paycheck to paycheck. So I remember having my mom and dad kind of think about who could afford to stay home with me,” he told Business Insider.

At 10, Cardenas, newly insured through his mom’s commercial health plan after she got a job on the assembly line at Alcon Laboratories, took his first trip to a pediatrician’s office. While he stared at the aquarium and toys, his mom took out her purse to buy coffee from the lobby setup, not knowing it was free.

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Erik Cardenas, a tech leader at Amazon Care.

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Now 38, Cardenas is one of two technology leaders at Amazon Care, Amazon’s health service that provides online and in-person visits for Amazon employees. There, he’s

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Why Big Oil Cares So Much About Reducing Methane Gas Leaks

In trying to figure out why major oil and gas companies operating in the U.S. seem to be more interested in controlling their emissions of methane than are the federal agencies that are supposed to be regulating them, it helps to remember the old journalism maxim – follow the money.

The EPA under President Trump recently rolled back Obama-era rules to require oil and gas companies to track and limit the volumes of the potent greenhouse gas they pumped into the atmosphere. While many small to midsized independent operators hailed the regulatory rollback, in general the integrated international companies such as ExxonMobil
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Sheetz named a top company that cares by People magazine

Sheetz ranked among top businesses in the country as a company that cares.

The Altoona-based firm ranked 11th out of 50 companies that received the designation based on their demonstration of respect, care and concern for employees, communities and the environment during the coronavirus pandemic. It was the only convenience store chain included in the list created by People magazine and Great Place to Work.

“We are truly grateful for the dedication and commitment of our employees, who have worked tirelessly to provide total customer focus, especially during these challenging times,” Travis Sheetz, president and COO of Sheetz, said in a statement. “They are the true heart and soul of this company.”

Rankings are based on surveys asking employees about their “experiences of how their workplaces have made a difference in

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