COVID-19 Information Resources

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance's lobbyist, Boswell Consulting, has put together an excellent resource webpage with resources to help deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Member News

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Information about the Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Settlement

The Environmental Blog

The post Information about the Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Settlement appeared first on The Environmental Blog. Thousands of individuals were exposed to dangerous substances from 1953 to 1987 due to the dangerously polluted water at the Military Station, Camp Lejeune.

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How Are New Informal Transit Routes Formed?

The City Fix

Guest Contributor accessibility informal transport Kampala Kenya Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship Lilongwe Malawi minibus Nairobi paratransit public transportation routes Uganda urban mobility planning

The information age is starting to transform fishing worldwide

GreenBiz

Technology is finally coming the fishery sector. If used correctly, it could help the industry become more sustainable

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altenergymag

Network operators should turn to Software-as-a-service (SaaS) analytics to make better use of data

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8 TED Talks on climate change to inspire and inform you

GreenBiz

From the food you eat to the soil that grows it, to the cities you live in and the satellites in the sky above you, these TED talks will teach you something new about climate action

DOE requests information about non-functional public EV chargers

Charged

The DOE may get more replies than it bargained for to its recent Request for Information ( DE-FOA-0002797 , PDF ) regarding “the prevalence of and solutions to electric vehicle no-charge events.”.

Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting

GreenBiz

Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting. Each can apply TCFD reporting intelligence to inform better decisions in different ways. Steven Bullock. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:00. This article is sponsored by Trucost, part of S&P Global.

IRS Releases Information Regarding Employee Retention Credit

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Stoel Rives, April 9, 2020 The IRS has posted a summary description of the employee retention tax credit that was enacted as part of the CARES Act (available here). The IRS also posted a frequently asked question page regarding the credit (available here). The employee retention credit is a credit against the employer portion […]. Member News Public Policy CARES Act coronavirus coronavirus aid COVID-19 federal aid IRS

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Modernization and Inclusion? Informal and Semiformal Transport in Latin America

The City Fix

This blog is also available in Spanish on IADB.org. For most Latin American and Caribbean cities, public transport is the single most important way to access opportunity and essential services for most urban dwellers, from finding a job to education. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Reorganizing Informal Transport in Uganda: Achieving a Multimodality that Works for All

The City Fix

Multimodal public transport in Uganda is widespread but largely an informal affair. Kampala, like many African cities, relies on this informal system – comprised largely of taxis (14-seater minibuses) and boda bodas (motorcycle taxis) – to provide much-needed connectivity to.

Tinytag data loggers used to inform innovative energy solutions

Envirotec Magazine

This article contains paid-for content created in collaboration with Gemini Data Loggers.

Solar Home Battery Installation Information

U.S. Green Technology

The post Solar Home Battery Installation Information appeared first on U.S. What is the Best Battery for a Solar Panel System?

IoT project will assess impact of climate change on forests, and inform UK policymaking

Envirotec Magazine

Defra and Forest Research will use the results to inform policy makers and the public of how the changing environment impacts tree growth and the huge benefits that trees can provide by storing carbon.

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Green IT: Top Sustainable Information Technology Initiatives for Small Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Every business uses Information Technology (IT) to run their operations, manage their data, collaborate, communicate and make decisions. For any business or personal electronics, be sure to erase any private information. What is Green IT?

J.D. Power survey: Consumers interest in EVs is growing, but they need more information

Charged

As EV boosters have been saying for years, accurate product information is critical. Some 30 percent of EV “rejecters” cited a lack of information as a reason for their lack of interest. A new survey by consumer research specialist J.D.

Informal Transport Must Play a Bigger Role in Post-Pandemic Recovery. Here’s How That Can Happen.

The City Fix

Crisis often sparks changes to the ways we move. Post-war prosperity made the automobile a household item, and lifestyle. The 1970s global oil and fiscal crisis brought a short-lived bike boom and a retreat of city dollars for public transit. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Episode 235: The value of informal waste collectors, reusable packaging prevails

GreenBiz

Episode 235: The value of informal waste collectors, reusable packaging prevails. Heather Clancy. Fri, 09/04/2020 - 02:00. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (4:08). It's time to value waste collectors for their pivotal role in the plastic supply chain.

4 Initiatives Working to Map and Improve Informal Transit in Africa

The City Fix

Integrated Transport Abidjan accessibility Addis Ababa Africa data digital mapping electric buses Ethiopia informal transport Khartoum minibus mobile apps open data paratransit public transportation South Africa Stellenbosch Sudan

New Statewide Report Features Community-Informed Environmental Justice Recommendations

Front And Centered

Check it out here or on the EJ TF’s information page under “Reports & Information”. For more information about, contact Sameer@frontandcentered.org. By Sameer Ranade , Civic Engagement and Policy Manager.

Information Systems Generalist at Modern Energy

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Information Systems Generalist | Modern Energy | Durham, NC (partially remote). For more information, visit www.modern.energy. If the answer to these questions is yes, you may be the Information Systems Generalist that we are looking for! As an Information Systems Generalist, you will be the first hire on to Modern Energy’s core technology team, working closely with the Head of Technology ( Luke VanderHart ).

Cover crop financial data from large database will inform climate-smart investments

EDF + Business

Farmers can benefit by learning from their peers who have already adopted cover crops, particularly when high-quality economic information is collected in partnership with land-grant universities. Many farmers are interested in cover crops to build soil health but are wary of increased costs.

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System Administrator – Journey at The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO)

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

System Administrator – Journey | The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) | Thurston County – Lacey, WA. The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill an IT Systems Administration – Journey position. The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) is the central provider of strategic and tactical support for the use of Information Technology (IT) within Ecology.

Nigeria’s Alerzo raises $10.5 million to digitize informal businesses

Impact Alpha

million to digitize informal businesses appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, August 25 – The digitization trend that’s taken off in the pandemic has focused on helping put small businesses online. Alerzo is. The post Nigeria’s Alerzo raises $10.5

Application Developer – Journey position at The Information Technology Management Unit

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Application Developer – Journey position| The Information Technology Management Unit | Lacey, WA. The Information Technology Management Unit within the Department of Ecology’s Water Resources (WR) program is currently looking to fill a permanent Application Developer – Journey position. Please contact Robert “Jake” Barkman for more information. Do you enjoy working with a high performing team, constantly challenging yourself, and learning new things?

Upcoming Information Sessions for the Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants Programs

CleanTech Alliance

Source: WA Department of Commerce, Jan 13, 2020 In the Washington Legislature’s 2019 Capital Budget, the Energy Efficiency and Solar Grants program received funding for two rounds of the Energy Efficiency Grant and one round of the Solar Grant. This program funds projects that save energy and operational cost savings at state public higher education […]. Opportunities

NADA partners with Chargeway to help dealers inform car buyers about EVs

Charged

Auto dealers are a well-known bottleneck for EV sales , but it’s not (entirely) because they’re a bunch of gas-loving Luddites. EVs are unfamiliar to most consumers, and it takes valuable time to explain them to shoppers.

Small businesses need more actionable information on net zero

Business Green

At Broadway Initiative we worked with the main business organisations including CBI, British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Federation of Small Business (FSB) to analyse the main challenges for SMEs trying to find actionable information on net zero.

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No news or bad news? Many people choose ignorance over staying informed, study finds

Grist

The researchers found that for every subject, there was a substantial chunk of people who preferred to not learn unpleasant information, even when they knew the information could help them over time. Many people choose ignorance over staying informed, study finds on Apr 9, 2020.

IT Specialist (Information Security) at The Office of Water

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

IT Specialist (Information Security) | The Office of Water | Washington, DC. At the entry level of this position, you will: Participate in routine information security assignments, and provide information and assistance on information security programs to a Region or Program Office. Implement and provide guidance on information security programs for a Program Office. Duties.

Africa’s biggest bank turns to fintech to extend lending to informal businesses 

Impact Alpha

The post Africa’s biggest bank turns to fintech to extend lending to informal businesses appeared first on ImpactAlpha. It may take the threat of a fintech disruption to get local commercial banks focused on lending for micro and small businesses in.

Air and noise quality study will help inform Oxford City’s future environmental policy approach

Envirotec Magazine

The air and noise pollution data alongside traffic information obtained from roadside detection sensors will be used to better understand the relative contribution of traffic to overall pollution and to identify distribution of localised environmental pollution hotspots.

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Twiga Foods bets on informal retailers as the key to African food security and business growth

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, August 10 – Twiga Foods has for seven years been calling attention to the fragility of Kenya’s informal food retailers, on which. The post Twiga Foods bets on informal retailers as the key to African food security and business growth appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Everyone has a “map” to tell? Translating stories of participatory scenario narratives into maps of spatially explicit information

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : In research, stories are often created using scenario planning to understand future land use and land cover (LULC) changes.

Two African fintechs raise early rounds to connect informal businesses to capital

Impact Alpha

The post Two African fintechs raise early rounds to connect informal businesses to capital appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, September 14 – Small businesses in emerging markets are often shut out of traditional financial services because they’re deemed too risky to.

Twiga Foods secures $50 million to supply informal retailers in Africa

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 4 — Nairobi-based Twiga Foods is “building a one-stop-shop for informal retailers and all their needs,” says Twiga’s Peter Njonjo. The post Twiga Foods secures $50 million to supply informal retailers in Africa appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

The Brief: Black Vision Fund, scaling community lending, Africa’s informal retailers, green shipping, ImpactAssets 50

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Black Vision Fund, scaling community lending, Africa’s informal retailers, green shipping, ImpactAssets 50 appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

A browser extension that informs impact on Earth as you shop

Inhabitant

Wouldn’t it be nice to understand the environmental impact of products you’re considering buying without having to spend a bunch of time on research while shopping? Good news! Finch is here to help you do exactly that

Nigerian B2B marketplace Sabi raises $6 million to support Africa’s informal businesses

Impact Alpha

The post Nigerian B2B marketplace Sabi raises $6 million to support Africa’s informal businesses appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, November 30 — Lagos-based Sabi is among a wave of enterprise tech ventures applying technology to fix market failures and inefficiencies. Sabi’s.

IT Systems Administration – Journey at The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO)

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

IT Systems Administration – Journey | The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) | Lacey, WA. The post IT Systems Administration – Journey at The Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability. In this role, you will be pivotal in determining the future of authentication and device configuration management as we explore cloud infrastructure and improving the hybrid work environment for the agency.

Fear grips India's vast informal workforce as vaccines run low

Eco-Business

Industry leaders are pushing to get workers vaccinated as Covid-19 cases soar, but stocks are running low

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Green bonuses: How ESG criteria are increasingly informing executive pay

Business Green

Nearly half of FTSE 100 companies currently have an ESG measure in either annual bonus targets or long-term incentive plans, research from PwC has found. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are playing a growing role in determining executive pay, a new survey from PwC has found.

Agency Chief Information Officer (EMS Band 4) at Washington State Department of Ecology

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Agency Chief Information Officer (EMS Band 4) | Washington State Department of Ecology | Flexible/Hybrid, Thurston County – Lacey, WA. What you will be doing: Director of the Information Technology Services Office (ITSO). The Chief Information Officer is responsible for 110+ full-time employees and has six (6) direct reports, the highest of which are Senior IT Managers overseeing business services, architecture design, infrastructure, operations, and project management and planning.