Lyft

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Lyft

Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. and is available to 95 percent of the US population as well as in Ontario, Canada. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience, and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities. Lyft is also carbon-neutral, meaning that a decision to ride with Lyft is a decision to take a cleaner transportation option.

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Mike Masserman Shares how Lyft’s Mission is to Improve Lives by Making Cities More Livable
Mike Masserman Shares how Lyft’s Mission is to Improve Lives by Making Cities More Livable

1 month ago - We recently spoke with Mike Masserman, head of social impact at Lyft, about how the transportation network company creates value by leading with values.

Lyft: Creating Community Parks With The Trust for Public Land
Lyft: Creating Community Parks With The Trust for Public Land

3 months ago - Our work is rooted in making cities more livable by building them around people, not cars. As part of our commitment to cities through Lyft City Works we’re partnering with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to create and protect parks in areas where they’re needed most.

Making Cities More Livable with Electric Vehicles
Making Cities More Livable with Electric Vehicles

5 months ago - Last year Lyft became the first and only company of our kind to become carbon neutral. This year, we’re upping our commitment to the environment as the next step in our Green Cities Initiative.

How Lyft Drives Growth Through Purpose
How Lyft Drives Growth Through Purpose

8 months ago - Brands that position themselves as purpose-driven activists dedicated to using profits to further their mission carve out a competitive advantage amongst today’s conscious consumers. Lyft is an excellent example of a company distinguishing itself by building a brand around values, as well as quality. The rideshare company is the second-largest in the sector, controlling over one-third of US market share, with Uber driving the majority. While there is tough competition, Lyft stands out with its purpose, mission and activism, which recently lead the company to celebrate 1 billion rides.

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#NewMetrics18: The ROI of Sustainability Strategy — and 6 Ways to Get There
#NewMetrics18: The ROI of Sustainability Strategy — and 6 Ways to Get There

8 months ago - Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest tools and findings regarding measuring the risks and impacts of previously unmeasured forms of value, the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business.

UPS Launching First-of-Its-Kind Urban Delivery Solution in Seattle
UPS Launching First-of-Its-Kind Urban Delivery Solution in Seattle

8 months ago - A growing number of forward-thinking companies have set about redesigning urban mobility solutions to meet the needs of modern cities and their citizens — from Lyft committing to providing carbon-neutral ride-sharing nationwide; to the growing popularity of electric bikes and scooters for personal mobility; to Ford’s work on everything from autonomous and connected vehicles to roads, parking and public transit solutions to

140 US Companies Band Together to Rally More People to the Polls
140 US Companies Band Together to Rally More People to the Polls

9 months ago - Companies across the US have banded together to support the Time to Vote campaign, a nonpartisan effort led by CEOs aimed at increasing voter participation.

Why I’m Joining Lyft
Why I’m Joining Lyft

9 months ago - Transformations can happen quickly. Some take time. With so much talk about the growth of cities, the Internet of things, the role of regulation in an era of rapid technological change, rising congestion and the need to open the doors of opportunity wider to all segments of the population, change is needed.

As Michael Approaches, Companies Are Changing the Way We Weather Natural Disasters
As Michael Approaches, Companies Are Changing the Way We Weather Natural Disasters

9 months ago - Natural disasters are becoming a new reality for many Americans. In 2017 alone, 25 million people, or 8 percent of the U.S. population, were affected by a natural disaster — a “historic year,” according to FEMA. More often, corporates are responding before, during and after natural disasters to serve affected employees, customers and communities. Historically, companies have responded to disasters by providing the basics of food, water, and shelter — often via cash donations to relief organizations. But in the past few years, we have seen more companies bring their competencies, products or services, and people to disaster situations in innovative ways. And they are changing the way communities across the U.S. weather and recover from disasters.

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GCAS: 400 Investors, Salesforce & Friends 'Step Up' to Ensure Climate Turning Point by 2020
GCAS: 400 Investors, Salesforce & Friends 'Step Up' to Ensure Climate Turning Point by 2020

10 months ago - Today, among a flurry of big announcements at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, Salesforce announced its leadership in the creation of the Step Up Declaration and strategic corporate commitments to help catalyze a climate turning point by 2020.

Lyft Commits to Full Carbon Neutrality, 100% Renewables
Lyft Commits to Full Carbon Neutrality, 100% Renewables

10 months ago - Earlier this year, we announced our Green Cities Initiative, a new business unit dedicating significant resources to tackling climate change. As Lyft continues to grow, we have an increasing responsibility to commit additional resources towards our values in order to maximize the positive impact of the Lyft platform.

Lyft, United Way Join Forces to Provide Free Rides to Those in Need
Lyft, United Way Join Forces to Provide Free Rides to Those in Need

1 year ago - In early May, we announced an expansion of the Lyft Relief Rides Program to do more than respond to natural disasters and other crises. With individuals across our service area in need every day, we saw an opportunity to have a greater impact and advance our mission of improving people’s lives with the world’s best transportation.

Third Year of REI's #OptOutside Movement Gives the Power to the People
Third Year of REI's #OptOutside Movement Gives the Power to the People

1 year ago - With the launch of its #OptOutside campaign in 2015, REI set a new precedent in retail, shuttering its stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, giving its employees a paid day off and – on a day that has come to represent consumerism at its most extreme – encouraging staff and consumers alike to forgo the shopping frenzy in favor of the great outdoors. The move epitomized the company’s ethos and kickstarted a movement to drive positive behavior change and impacts.

Ford Refocusing Strategy to Drive Disruption in Auto Industry
Ford Refocusing Strategy to Drive Disruption in Auto Industry

1 year ago - Ford has announced a new strategy to investors that will see the auto giant leverage its unique product strengths, trusted brand and global scale to refocus and thrive in an evolving and disruptive period for the auto industry. The shift will include greater focus on accelerating the introduction of smart vehicles and services. The investor presentation follows a four-month-deep dive into Ford’s strategy and business operations led by Jim Hackett, Ford’s new President and CEO, and the company’s senior leadership team.

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GM Exceeds Landfill-Free Goal, Starts Testing Autonomous Vehicles
GM Exceeds Landfill-Free Goal, Starts Testing Autonomous Vehicles

2 years ago - General Motors (GM) achieved a record number of landfill-free facilitiesin 2016, exceeding its commitment four years early. The company now operates 152 global facilities that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations, including 100 manufacturing sites and 52 non-manufacturing sites.

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