In industry news:

According to a release from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), its 36th Annual Issues & Research Conference, March 5 and 6, 2020, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, will be the greenest ever. Initiatives include:

  • Partnering with TripZero to offset the carbon footprint (travel and hotel) of those who attend the conference
  • Using biodegradable badges
  • Using pitchers of water and reusable cups to avoid use and disposal of plastic bottles
  • Moving the majority of its paper (slides, attendance lists, etc.) to the conference app

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