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ESG: Value Chain Considerations & Expectations

GreenBiz

Deconstructing your company’s ESG goals to identify key performance indicators and setting milestones can be difficult. It requires the assistance of multiple stakeholders and departments to fully understand the problem, propose goals, and monitor progress towards them

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Cleantech Hardware Innovation Prototyping (CHIP) Program – Apply Now!

CleanTech Alliance

Applications are due at 11:59pm on January 27th, 2023

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The renewable energy transition is creating a green jobs boom

GreenBiz

million people work in the global renewable energy sector, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency

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4 Things to Know Before Buying an Electric Car

The Environmental Blog

If you’re trying to live a greener lifestyle , you might be considering purchasing an electric vehicle, or EV. This can be a great option for many people. Let’s take a closer look at four things to know before buying an electric car.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

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Long-term landmarks needed: Reflections on the Net Zero review

Envirotec Magazine

The report recommends ending routine oil and gas flaring by 2025, rather than 2030. An independent review of the UK’s current progress and plans in relation to achieving net zero – titled “Mission Zero” – was published on 13 January.

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California logistics firm to add nearly 100 Freightliner electric trucks to its fleet

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Logistics company Schneider has ordered nearly 100 Class 8 electric trucks for its intermodal operations in Southern California.

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2023 Washington State Legislative Session Report – Week 2

CleanTech Alliance

Week Two On Monday, January 16th, both the House and Senate honored the late civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., by adopting resolutions on the floor. On Tuesday, Republican and Democratic leaders in both the House and the Senate gathered for media availability where they answered questions about their priorities and various bills moving […] Public Policy 2023 legislative report 2023 legislative session brad boswell report weekly session report

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Comment: Building a cyber-resilient water future

Envirotec Magazine

A criminal cyber-attack on a UK water company in August 2022, which saw hackers gain access to customer banking details, led utilities to urgently reassess cybersecurity strategies.

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Kia EVs to use onsemi’s silicon carbide power module for traction inverters

Charged

onsemi has announced that its EliteSiC family of silicon carbide power modules has been selected for Kia’s EV6 GT model. onsemi says its power module enables high-efficiency power conversion from the DC 800 V of the battery to the AC drive for the rear axle.

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The State of Green Business 2023

GreenBiz

To look only at the positive outcomes belies the immense challenges ahead

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

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Best of GBB in 2022: Green Businesses Leading the Sustainable Business Movement

Green Business Bureau

Our members continue to amaze us with their commitment to sustainability and their innovative green and social responsibility initiatives. They lead by example and demonstrate how business can be used as a platform for good.

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Let’s go BMW i7 Electric car

Green Living Guy

The BMW i7 is the latest addition to the BMW i family of electric vehicles. This luxury sedan boasts a sleek design and advanced technology, making it a top choice for eco-conscious car buyers.

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Comment: Massive IoT enables massive opportunities for utilities

Envirotec Magazine

Massive IoT , alias massive Machine-Type Communications (mMTC), is already impacting multiple industries. From fleet management to environmental monitoring and smart grid management, to consumer applications including smart watches, smart buildings and, ultimately, entire smart cities.

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New Fyler receives order from Winnipeg Transit for up to 166 zero-emission buses

Charged

Canadian bus and coach manufacturer NFI reports that its subsidiary New Flyer has received orders for 16 battery-electric and fuel-cell-electric transit buses from Winnipeg Transit.

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The future is now: Measuring sustainability in the poultry industry

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Whether you’re growing plants or raising livestock, food production plays a crucial role in environmental stewardship

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Webinar: Launching and Managing a Successful Sustainability Program in 10 Steps

Green Business Bureau

Webinar: Launching and Managing a Successful Sustainability Program in 10 Steps Join Green Business Bureau ‘s president Bill Zujewski at our webinar Launching and Managing a Successful Sustainability Program in 10 Steps.

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Louisiana Democratic Party ‘Funneled’ Utility Donations to Climate Candidate Challenger

DeSmogBlog

Louisiana Democratic Party leaders are accused of funneling thousands of dollars from utility companies to the campaign of a fossil fuel–friendly candidate who ran for reelection on the state’s utility regulatory committee.

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Decarbonising local roads: Seven new programmes to start in 2023

Envirotec Magazine

A government-funded initiative aiming to accelerate innovation in the roads sector announced funding awards for several new projects on 25 January.

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NEO announces plans to integrate recycled silicon into anode materials

Charged

NEO , a developer of silicon anode materials, reports that it has signed an MOU with an undisclosed Asia-based producer of high-purity silicon powder derived by recycling silicon by-product waste from solar photovoltaic cell and semiconductor manufacturing.

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Micromobility and transit pave the way to net zero

GreenBiz

Public transit, micromobility and mode-shifting are key to reducing transport emissions

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ISO 14001 Certification Guide to Set up a Comprehensive Environmental Management System

Green Business Bureau

ISO 14001 certification to establish an effective environmental management system The International Standards Organization (ISO) has developed over 18,500 international standards, and of high significance is ISO’s environmental management system standards titled ISO 14001 (for ISO 14001 certification).

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Britain’s protected natural areas are failing to stop biodiversity loss

Grist

In the United Kingdom, some species of bees, ladybugs and spider populations are declining at faster rates in protected natural areas. That’s according to a new study that shows protected areas in the U.K. are as vulnerable to biodiversity loss as their unprotected counterparts.

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Norwegian utility claims to calculate true cost of sewer ingress

Envirotec Magazine

Infiltration of storm and ground water can increase during periods of heavy rain and storm events.

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Solaris to supply Bucharest, Romania with 100 electric trolleybuses

Charged

Solaris , a Polish producer of public transport vehicles, has announced that the Romanian Municipality of Bucharest has executed a contract for 100 Solaris Trollino 12 trolleybuses, with a base contract value of nearly €60 million. The vehicles are expected to arrive in Bucharest at the end of 2024.

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Cities are leading the way toward a sustainable and resilient future

GreenBiz

How three cities, Cupertino, Orlando and Boston, are using their communities, new technology and buildings to fight the effects of climate change

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Green Business Bureau Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification™

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Bureau Earns 2023 Great Place to Work Certification The Green Business Bureau , supported by Clearyst° , is proud to earn the prestigious 2023 Great Place to Work Certification.

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Tackling Transferred Emissions: Climate Principles for Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisitions

EDF + Business

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Tracing the flow of water with DNA

Envirotec Magazine

Oliver Schilling analyzes spring water at Mount Fuji (image credit: T. Schilling) Environmental DNA analysis of microbial communities can help us understand how a particular region’s water cycle works.

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Electreon to deploy public wireless EV charging road in Germany

Charged

Electreon , a developer of wireless and in-road wireless EV charging technology, will deploy its technology in a public wireless road project in Germany, which will power a public electric bus.

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AI has great power in combating the climate crisis. How can it be used wisely?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Artificial intelligence carries great promise in advancing sustainability and resilience in sectors from agriculture to transportation. But it takes human intelligence to ensure AI solutions deliver positive outcomes

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Northwest Partners: IT Staffing and IT Solutions Service Provider Committed to Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

Becoming a carbon-neutral IT solutions service provider by 2024 Northwest Partners is an IT solutions service provider.

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The Environmental Benefits of Investing in Solar Power

U.S. Green Technology

Did you know that solar power is at a tipping point? With the falling price of solar panels and efficiency improvements, the industry is steadily expanding. When you invest in solar power, you’re reaping loads of rewards. But how do you convince yourself to make that leap?

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Eating one freshwater fish equals a month of drinking ‘forever chemicals’ water, says US study

Envirotec Magazine

A new study appears to find that consumption of just a single serving of freshwater fish per year could be equal to a month of drinking water laced with the “forever chemical” PFOS at high levels that may be harmful.

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Ioneer in final permitting stage of its Lithium-Boron project in Nevada

Charged

Ioneer , an emerging US supplier of lithium and boron, has earned a notice of intent (NOI) from the Bureau of Land Management for its Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

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The State of Green Business 2023

GreenBiz

In this one-hour webcast, coinciding with the report’s release, GreenBiz Group Chairman Joel Makower and a team of GreenBiz analysts will discuss the key insights for sustainable business in 2023