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CDP: Automakers Must Embrace Disruption to Remain Relevant in Low-Carbon Transition
CDP: Automakers Must Embrace Disruption to Remain Relevant in Low-Carbon Transition

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The auto sector is facing a complete overhaul with technological disruption already well underway. In order to remain relevant in the low-carbon transition, automotive companies must rapidly adapt to address technological disruption and environmental regulation. This is the key finding of a new report from CDP, which analyzes 16 of the world’s largest publicly listed automotive companies with a total market capitalization of $790 billion.

Trending: Norway Driving Low-Carbon Mobility with Lighting Tech, Enticing Incentives
Trending: Norway Driving Low-Carbon Mobility with Lighting Tech, Enticing Incentives

CLEANTECH - Norway is paving the way to a more energy-efficient, low-carbon future through new intelligent lighting technology and strong financial incentives.

How to Start a Sustainable Small Business
How to Start a Sustainable Small Business

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Does the phrase “sustainable small business” refer to a small business that contributes to environmental sustainability or to a small business that will last? The answer is both.

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Bill Ford Better World Challenge Projects Expand to India and Mexico
Bill Ford Better World Challenge Projects Expand to India and Mexico

PRESS RELEASE - The Ford Motor Company Fund, and executive chairman Bill Ford, announced the award of $200,000 in funding as part of the Bill Ford Better World Challenge. This grant will support two international projects to improve health and sanitation conditions in India and Mexico. These two recipients will be joined by a third award allocated later in 2018.

Ford Part of Global Sustainability Initiative to Help Improve Working Conditions and Reduce Environmental Impact
Ford Part of Global Sustainability Initiative to Help Improve Working Conditions and Reduce Environmental Impact

PRESS RELEASE - “Drive Sustainability”, a partnership between ten leading automotive companies (BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group), will set up a Raw Materials Observatory to identify and address ethical, environmental and labour rights issues in the sourcing of raw materials.

Auto Giants Launch Raw Materials Partnership to Tackle Industry Supply Chain Risk
Auto Giants Launch Raw Materials Partnership to Tackle Industry Supply Chain Risk

SUPPLY CHAIN - Electric vehicles and alternative fuels are key components of the auto industry’s vision for the future, but technology isn’t the only thing driving sustainable mobility.

11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification
11 GM Sites Achieve Conservation Certification

PRESS RELEASE - As General Motors continues scaling its efforts to restore, protect and promote biodiversity, 11 more sites have earned Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council. The company is using its land, resources and partnerships to help address pressing global biodiversity issues.

EV100, EP100, RE100 Clean Energy Initiatives Continue to Grow
EV100, EP100, RE100 Clean Energy Initiatives Continue to Grow

CLEANTECH - Corresponding with the launch of its updated Global States and Regions Annual Disclosure report in partnership with CDP and the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23), The Climate Group has announced new members and progress for its electric vehicles (EV100), energy productivity (EP100) and renewable electricity (

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BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, VW Launch Pan-European High-Power EV Charging Network
BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford, VW Launch Pan-European High-Power EV Charging Network

CLEANTECH - The popularity of electric vehicles is on the rise, but infrastructure constraints have largely kept a widespread EV boom from becoming reality — until now.

BASF supports sustainable success of young spray painters
BASF supports sustainable success of young spray painters

PRESS RELEASE - Identifying the exact color code, mixing paint to match the original color and shade, preparing the car body, and finally applying the coating – at the 44th edition of WorldSkills, the world championship of apprenticeships, 26 spray painters proved that automotive refinishing is a highly complex trade. During the finals in Abu Dhabi, the participants in the Car Painting category presented their skills to a professional jury which was impressed by the accuracy and technical know-how of the finalists. After an exciting competition, the gold medal went to Yingcheng Jiang from China. Silver went to Daryl Head from the UK while Maurus von Holzen from Switzerland, Jonas Heinze from Germany and Enzo Barragato from France won bronze medals.

Ford Motor Company Recognized as Global Leader in Sustainable Water and Climate Change Efforts
Ford Motor Company Recognized as Global Leader in Sustainable Water and Climate Change Efforts

PRESS RELEASE - Ford Motor Company is honored to again receive an “A” grade for its water conservation efforts from CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies. The company also received an “A-” grade for its climate change efforts.

Ford Motor Company Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Soybean-based Foam
Ford Motor Company Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Soybean-based Foam

PRESS RELEASE - Ten years ago, the 2008 Ford Mustang launched with seats made of soybean-based foam. Today, soy foam has saved over 228 million pounds of CO2 from entering the atmosphere; the same as would be consumed by four million trees per year, according to a consumer horticulturist at North Carolina State University.   Ford has used soy foam since the Mustang went into production in late 2007, replacing traditional petroleum-based foam that most industries use. Researching and testing renewable, plant-based alternatives to petroleum-based plastics is something Ford has been committed to since 2000.  

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

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - 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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Trending: GM, Dyson Rev Up Efforts to Electrify the Future of Mobility
Trending: GM, Dyson Rev Up Efforts to Electrify the Future of Mobility

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Following major electric vehicle announcements from Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Volkswagen last month, General Motors Co. (GM) and, unexpectedly, Dyson have joined the ever-expanding group of automakers and companies dedicated to

Nissan Harnesses Power of Electricity to Improve Access to Energy, Mobility, Disaster Relief
Nissan Harnesses Power of Electricity to Improve Access to Energy, Mobility, Disaster Relief

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The renewable and electric vehicle markets may be growing at an unprecedented rate, but approximately 1.3 billion people around the world still live in communities where power generation is restricted and access to electricity is virtually non-existent.

Trending: VW, JLR Make Big Commitments to EVs, Circular Tech
Trending: VW, JLR Make Big Commitments to EVs, Circular Tech

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Car manufacturers have dominated the news in recent weeks with details emerging about everything from scrappage schemes to big-time commitments to EVs, indicating that a significant industry-wide shift is underway. Now, Volkswagen joins the growing group of mobility giants making the switch to low-carbon vehicles, while Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has launched a new program that will place end-of-life materials into new products.

GM, Black Girls CODE Celebrate Launch of Detroit Chapter
GM, Black Girls CODE Celebrate Launch of Detroit Chapter

PRESS RELEASE - General Motors and Black Girls CODE (BGC) today announced the launch of a BGC Detroit chapter with a series of hands-on and engaging activities at Detroit International Academy for Women (DIA), a Detroit Public Schools Community District school, and TechTown.

Trending: Auto, Mobility Giants Roll Out Ambitious New EV Initiatives
Trending: Auto, Mobility Giants Roll Out Ambitious New EV Initiatives

WALKING THE TALK - Air pollution has become a hot button issue for the UK ever since London surpassed its air pollution limits just five days into 2017, leading both the public and private sector to leap into action to reduce emissions.

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Trade, Don’t Toss! Target’s Popular Car Seat Trade-in Program is Back
Trade, Don’t Toss! Target’s Popular Car Seat Trade-in Program is Back

PRESS RELEASE - Have an old car seat lying around? Whether it’s too small for your growing tot, too old or simply time for a new model, Target will gladly take it off your hands…again! After the popularity of our first car seat trade-in program this past April, we’re teaming up with our friends at TerraCycle to recycle your used car seats, just in time for National Baby Safety Month. We’re committed to ensuring that kids and babies have the right car seats that meet current safety standards and we’re always looking for ways to make recycling easy. So what better way to accomplish both, than with one stellar program?

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