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Employee Engagement in Retail Sustainability (Green Culture Guide)

Green Business Bureau

Establishing employee engagement in retail sustainability. Employee engagement in retail is vital to effectively achieve your green goals – and to unlock this engagement you need to establish a green culture. We know you’ve been working hard to create a sustainable retail business.

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Hyundai breaks ground on Georgia EV and battery plant

Charged

Hyundai has broken ground on a new manufacturing plant at the Bryan County Mega Site in Georgia. At the new plant, where the automaker and its affiliate suppliers are expected to invest some $5.54 billion, Hyundai plans to produce a diverse range of Hyundai, Genesis and Kia EVs, as well as batteries.

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Which Plush Toy Company Should You Choose?

U.S. Green Technology

Whether you’re looking for a plush toy company to purchase for your kid, or you just want to find a toy that is cute and fun for your own child, there are many choices. You can purchase a Noah’s Ark Workshop, Budsies, Mango + Main, or ZZZ Bear. As a plush toy company with experience.

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Vienna’s Wiener Linien orders 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses

Charged

The Wiener Linien transport company, which operates the subway, bus and streetcar networks in Vienna, Austria, has ordered 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses, to be delivered between 2023 and 2025.

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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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The Different Types of Solar Panels

U.S. Green Technology

Solar energy is one of the most popular forms of renewable energy, and it’s not hard to see why. But with a variety of options in the market, it can be hard to know which one is right for you.

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Urban Electric tests its retractable kerbside charge points in on-street trials

Charged

The UK has become a laboratory for developing various forms of on-street charging to serve the many residents who lack driveways or garages, and thus aren’t able to install EV chargers at home.

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Electrogenic launches new EV conversion kits for Land Rover Defender, Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911

Charged

British EV conversion specialist Electrogenic has expanded its range of drop-in EV conversion kits. The new products, which will be offered by Electrogenic’s Powered by Electrogenic arm, address three of the UK’s favorite classic cars: the Land Rover Defender, Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911.

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Indonesia at risk of missing golden economic opportunity

Eco-Business

A difficult road lies ahead for Indonesia. Faced with a rare opportunity to turbo-charge economic growth, it has major problems yet to solve

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Amping-up EV batteries with a materials mindset

Charged

Sponsored by Dupont. Before this decade is over, even conservative estimates indicate that at least two out of three cars produced in the world will be electrically powered. This figure accounts for both fully battery-powered and hybrid propulsion system vehicles.

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Reports: Government poised to launch £25m public energy-saving campaign

Business Green

Chancellor warns all households have a responsibility to save energy in response to Russia’s 'blackmail'.

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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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Solve the single-use crisis with this compostable plate

Inhabitant

We're told repeatedly not to use single-use plastics or create waste by using throwaway dishes, but that might not be true anymore. Mobi Ecoware is a new and eco-friendly disposable plate

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UK and South Africa announce clean technology mineral partnership

Business Green

New Minerals for Future Clean Energy Technologies Partnership will promote responsible exploration, production, and processing of minerals in South Africa.

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Experts welcome ‘futuristic’ initiative to restore Indus River in Pakistan

Eco-Business

Commentators say the government’s new Living Indus Initiative, showcased at COP27, shows it is serious about tackling climate change but is limited by its failure to tackle big infrastructure in the basin

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'Decarb Fast Track': Amazon-backed consortium aims to tackle industrial emissions across Europe

Business Green

New initiative aims to help European industrial firms deploy energy efficiency measures.

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Iraqi farmers driven to suicide as drought steals livelihoods

Eco-Business

Farmers are abandoning their famous amber rice as Iraq grows hotter and drier with climate change, risking more hunger and unrest

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Celtic Sea Cluster unveils floating offshore wind vision

Business Green

New Regional Strategy outlines the environmental and economic benefits that could result from offshore wind in the Celtic Sea.

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1.5°C warming limit: Unrealistic but we should stick to it

Eco-Business

At COP27, world leaders agreed to keep warming to 1.5°C C above pre-industrial levels. Their actions tell a different story. But even if blowing past the 1.5°C C target is inevitable, we should not give up

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'Rushed law making': Businesses, campaigners, and the government's own watchdog unite against 'bonfire' of EU law

Business Green

Calls grow for a rethink of the controversial Retained EU Law Bill, amid concerns over threat to worker, consumer, and environmental protections.

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Islamabad’s recharge wells offer way forward for Pakistan’s groundwater

Eco-Business

Artificial groundwater recharge wells have shown early promise in Pakistan’s capital. Experts think they could help to replenish the city’s overstretched groundwater while managing urban flooding

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Siemens-led consortium aims to crack the code for green ammonia and hydrogen

Business Green

Siemens Energy, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), and GeoPura announces plan for £3.5m ammonia cracking prototype which could deliver hydrogen at industrial scale. A Siemens Energy-led consortium has this week announced it has begun work in Newcastle on a new £3.5m

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‘A waste of time and money’: Why are environmental assessments so ineffective in Nepal?

Eco-Business

Nepal’s environment ministry is struggling to deliver environmental safeguards, while developers complain of unnecessary red tape

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'Hazardous to the environment': Campaigners call on government to ban disposable vapes

Business Green

Open letter from environmental and health groups calls on Environment Secretary to move early to tackle ‘rapidly escalating threat’ from disposable vape units.

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How Republicans Will Attempt To Influence Energy Policy In 2023

R-Squared Energy

Republicans will take over control of the House of Representatives in 2023. What does this mean for energy policy? Let’s discuss. There are two major areas in which Republicans could have an impact on energy policy when they assume control of the House. One of those is the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022.

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Mayor of London unveils plans for 100 new ultra-rapid EV charge points

Business Green

Working with City Hall and TfL, the new EV charge points are set to play a crucial role in the capital's transition to net zero by 2030.

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CleanTechnica Reader Survey — Win An eBike!

CleanTechnica

Readers, we love you. Thank you for reading CleanTechnica and sharing our articles with your friends and family. It is because of you that we exist and because of you that we’re moving the needle on climate change solutions.

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Google inks 12-year offshore wind power purchase agreement with Engie

Business Green

Google has signed a new 100MW corporate power purchase agreement with the Moray West offshore wind development in Scotland.

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Reminder: You Can Donate Solar Panels To Ukraine

CleanTechnica

There’s news week after week, or day after day, lately regarding Ukrainians not having electricity due to Russia bombing the country’s power infrastructure. To be technical about it, this is terrorism. It is outside the bounds of war. Imagine going into winter without power or heat.

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'Room for improvement': Why firms are calling on SBTi to strengthen requirements on CO2 removal

Business Green

Science Based Targets initiative urged to clarify how and when companies can used permanent CO2 removal credits to help reach net zero goals.

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BYD May Begin Sodium-Ion Battery Production In 2023

CleanTechnica

Reports from China suggest BYD may be the first manufacturer to bring electric cars with sodium-ion batteries to market. Batteries Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage BYD sodium-ion batteries

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Should Rivian Open Up Its Adventure Network To The Public?

CleanTechnica

A couple days ago, I came across an interesting tweet by Rivian Updates. The company asked its fans whether they think Rivian should make its Rivian Adventure Network accessible to all EV drivers. At present, it’s only open to Rivian vehicles, but the stations tend to sit empty a lot.

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Ford Invests Further In Wellbeing At Blue Oval City. Tesla Should Probably Take Note

CleanTechnica

The production of EVs is a large-scale undertaking that requires significant industrial efforts. To meet the demand, Tesla has built gigafactories in several countries. Other companies who want to be future players are also expanding their global supply and production networks.

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New Floating Offshore Wind Project Aims For 999 Megawatts

CleanTechnica

Hothouse flowers no more: floating offshore wind developers are taking aim at triple-digit megawatt territory now.

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General Motors Ramping Up Electric Car Offerings In China

CleanTechnica

General Motors is set to introduce new electric cars in China and may bring a Chinese EV to the US shortly. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles China GM Ultium Ultium Batteries Ultium EV Platform

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Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) Now Available To Everyone In USA & Canada Who Bought Full Self-Driving!

CleanTechnica

The earliest customers to get access to Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) got it more than two years ago.

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Dolby Atmos Surround Sound is Coming to Tesla Cars

CleanTechnica

Tesla’s premium sound system has been praised for its sound quality by owners and journalists alike. And it was recently revealed that the Tesla infotainment system will soon have access to Apple Music. But there may soon be much more in store for Tesla’s audio capabilities.