Jackson State hosts conversation about renewable energy in the Black community

Four major energy corporations were represented at Jackson State University for a renewable energy discussion on June 16. The panelists included Covanta’s Tequila Smith, Jason Reynold and Demitrius Davis of Entergy, Melvin Roland of Mississippi Power and Octavais Walton talked about how the Black community and the state of Mississippi could use energy more efficiently. […]

Tequila Smith applies Afrofuturism to sustainability as Covanta EVP

Tequila Smith achieved industry-wide acclaim in her previous position as VP of sustainability for Georgia Power. Now the successful corporate leader who spent more than two decades with the Southern Company has decided to take a higher calling to bring awareness to and promote sustainable career options to the Black community while making more waves […]

Tequila Smith named Covanta’s new chief sustainability officer

MORRISTOWN – Groundbreaking engineering veteran Tequila Smith now holds a new title with a new company. Covanta, a sustainable materials management company, has named Smith as its new chief sustainability officer.” Covanta, a leader in sustainable materials management and a premier provider of environmental solutions benefitting businesses and communities across North America, announced the appointment […]