Leading the Charge with Fleet Electrification

April 7, 2021 by  
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Leading the Charge with Fleet Electrification Date/Time: May 6, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) From global automakers announcing billion-dollar investments in EVs, to the Biden-Harris Administration’s pledge to electrify the federal fleet, the time for electrification is here. Fleet operators and business owners will need to meet a new set of demands and complexities with battery-electric vehicles and infrastructure.   In this hour-long webcast, electrification experts will provide insights into:   Electrification best practices across ride sharing, corporate fleets and service fleets  How infrastructure incentives are driving new demand and cost-savings   New use case: the take home electric fleet  Moderator:  Katie Fehrenbacher, Senior Writer & Analyst, Transportation, GreenBiz Group Speakers: Adam Gromis, Public Policy Manager, Sustainability & Environmental Impact, Uber Carlos Gonzalez, Vice President, Global Business Development, Enel X If you can’t tune in live, please register and we will email you a link to access the archived webcast footage and resources, available to you on-demand after the webcast. taylor flores Wed, 04/07/2021 – 09:40 Katie Fehrenbacher Senior Writer & Analyst, Transportation GreenBiz Group @katiefehren Adam Gromis Public Policy Manager, Sustainability & Environmental Impact Uber Carlos Gonzalez Vice President, Global Business Development Enel X gbz_webcast_date Thu, 05/06/2021 – 10:00 – Thu, 05/06/2021 – 11:00

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A moment for business statesmanship

April 24, 2017 by  
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Amidst rising global uncertainty, one group that stands to lose the most is global business.

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Dow Chemical, Nature Conservancy Announce $10M Partnership: Good Deal for the Environment?

January 25, 2011 by  
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The Nature Conservancy and Dow Chemical announced a new collaboration yesterday that will “help Dow and other companies recognize, value and incorporate nature into global business goals, decisions and strategies.” The pledge, $10 million from Dow over the next five years, is not the first corporate sponsorship for The Nature Conservancy, but it’s not likely to be any less controversial than some of years past.

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Short Primer on How to Bike During the Winter (Video)

January 25, 2011 by  
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Heat Regulation is Key In most places around North-America and Europe, winter biking isn’t too complicated if you have the right approach ( no need to pull a MacGyver… ).

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Does 261 MPG Sound Good to You? VW is Introducing the XL1 Prototype in Qatar

January 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: VW 1-Liter Car V.3 Volkswagen’s 1-Liter Car started out as a slippery 660 pounds diesel , evolved into a more futuristic-looking 840 pounds diesel-hybrid , and is now – in its third generation – a plug-in diesel hybrid that looks a lot like the second generation but now has a plug. VW rates it at 0.9 L/100 km (261 mpg US) and 24 grams of CO2 per kilometer. Read on for more details…

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Polar Bear Observed to Swim Continuously for 9 Days Over 426 Miles

January 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , CC Give that Bear a Gold Medal in Endurance Swimming We’ve known for a while that the increasing melting of the Arctic sea ice cover during the summer was posing big problems to polar bears, forcing some to swim for extended distances, using up their precious reserves of energy and reducing their chances of surviving harsh winters and reproducing. A group of scientists has tracked on bear who swam continuously for 9 days over 426 miles of almost freezing water! ..

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New Database Rates Energy Efficiency of Ships

December 6, 2010 by  
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A new online database, ShippingEfficiency.org , gives efficiency and emissions ratings for 60,000 ships worldwide to push fleet owners to start using cleaner and more efficient ships. The project was created by billionaire Richard Branson to empower exporters, importers and even cruise-vacation-goers to choose the most efficient ships to do business with.  The database lists engine size, type of ship, energy efficient features, emissions and other information about each ship along with overall ratings based on those facts.

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