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Bureau of Development Services achieved Gold status in the Sustainability at Work Certification Program

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BDS Director Paul Scarlett with the Gold Sustainability At Work Award.In March 2013, the Bureau of Development Services achieved Gold status in the Sustainability at Work certification program sponsored by Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS). This is the highest of three levels offered by this program, which recognizes the positive impact of sustainable business practices on our environment and our community. View more information about this program.

This milestone accomplishment recognizes the successful efforts that the BDS Green Team makes to lead the bureau in taking advantage of opportunities to make its operations more environmentally sensitive.

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 the BPS Director, Susan Anderson presented the Sustainability at Work award to BDS Director, Paul Scarlett. Paul is "proud of the Green Team's efforts and the bureau's success in improving sustainability at work".

BDS Director Paul L. Scarlett and BPS Director Susan Anderson

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

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