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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.

Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey
Businesses Band Together to Provide Relief to Communities Hit Hardest by Harvey

COLLABORATION - Hurricane Harvey, the strongest storm to hit Texas and Louisiana in decades, has left a wake of destruction in its path. More than 30,000 people have been driven into shelters and the storm’s aftermath has left behind some estimated tens of billions of dollars in damage. Though the storm has now been downgraded to tropical storm status, the danger is far from over if forecasts predicting the storm to move towards the Gulf of Mexico, where it will pick up strength before moving back over Texas, prove to be true.

You Need Wheels to Deliver Meals
You Need Wheels to Deliver Meals

PRESS RELEASE - Meals on Wheels America is a household name —people know that the organization helps seniors access healthy meals without having to leave their homes. Ten million seniors nationwide struggle with hunger, so Meals on Wheels has a big (and important!) job to do. In fact, it’s the oldest and largest national organization supporting community-based programs dedicated to ending senior hunger.

Q&A: Science-Based Targets, Better Fuels Are Where the Rubber Meets the Road for UPS
Q&A: Science-Based Targets, Better Fuels Are Where the Rubber Meets the Road for UPS

CLEANTECH - As a global transportation and logistics company, UPS is all too familiar with the myriad of challenges greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions pose to both the environment and the global economy. To reduce impacts and remain competitive in an ever-changing economic landscape, the company, since 2009, has been making moves to drive innovation and spur change within the shipping industry — including investing in alternative fuels, advanced technology vehicles and renewable energies.

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The Body Shop Combats London Air Pollution with Cleantech Ad Campaign
The Body Shop Combats London Air Pollution with Cleantech Ad Campaign

MARKETING AND COMMS - After London air pollution levels surpassed allowed limits for 2017 just five days into the new year, new initiatives to improve air quality and draw attention to the city’s growing pollution problem have been popping up on the regular.

Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Hosts Influential Brand Leaders at SB’17 Detroit

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISO, May 22, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands’17 Detroit at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Over 2,000 business executives along with their teams from 35+ countries across the globe are attending the conference and Activation Hub. In addition, there is anticipated record breaking livestream viewership in collaboration with Detroit Public Television (DPTV).

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit
Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. The Activation Hub is the action-centered space within the conference program that allows attendees to collaborate on new tools, resources and ideas to accelerate sustainability-led innovation.

Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth
Investing in Innovative Technology Can Drive Sustainable Growth

PRESS RELEASE - The private sector now has a greater responsibility and opportunity to advance social and environmental agendas.

London Driving UK Forward Towards Low-Carbon, Circular Future
London Driving UK Forward Towards Low-Carbon, Circular Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - While the future environmental regulation in the UK remains in the balance following the implementation of Article 50, London continues to push forward towards a sustainable future.

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Three Ways to Leverage the Many Benefits of Virtual Collaboration
Three Ways to Leverage the Many Benefits of Virtual Collaboration

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Since the introduction of Cisco Telepresence in October 2006, Cisco has studied how the use of our technology impacts corporate travel. The early days were exciting; Cisco set our first travel reduction goal in 2006! Reducing travel via collaboration technologies had benefits for our business (cost reduction, productivity improvement), employees (work-life balance) and the planet (greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions). Execution, however, invariably focused on travel reduction. The recurring savings from less travel recouped the upfront investment for telepresence systems, so less travel was the metric that mattered.

Ford Motor Company and Zipcar to Plant 20,000 More Trees after Successful College Earth Month Campaign
Ford Motor Company and Zipcar to Plant 20,000 More Trees after Successful College Earth Month Campaign

PRESS RELEASE - Ford Motor Company and Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network and largest provider of campus car sharing, today announced that as part of their long-standing collaboration, the companies will plant 20,869 trees on Saturday, April 29, through One Tree Planted as a result of their college Earth Month campaign.  

Ford Reveals 5 Fleets for TfL PHEV Pilot, Launches Closed-Loop Aluminum Recycling System
Ford Reveals 5 Fleets for TfL PHEV Pilot, Launches Closed-Loop Aluminum Recycling System

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Ford continues its push to be a global leader in electric vehicles and sustainability with two new announcements. Earlier this year, Ford announced a new multi-million-dollar pilot project in partnership with Transport for London (TfL) to reduce emissions and improve air quality in London through the use of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) transit custom vans that run solely on electric power. The automaker has now revealed the five fleets that will be participating in the program.

#BusinessCase: Uber’s Leadership Crisis – Or, How Values Impact Brand
#BusinessCase: Uber’s Leadership Crisis – Or, How Values Impact Brand

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - It appears that Uber’s chickens have come home to roost. A steady drip of negative stories over the past several weeks has snowballed into a full communications crisis — one that peaked recently, in a public apology from CEO Travis Kalanick, in which he admitted that he “must fundamentally change as a leader and grow up.” Widely hailed as the world’s most valuable startup, the company has been in the headlines lately for all the wrong reasons.

UPS’ Mike Casteel on the Process of Shifting to Natural Gas Vehicles
UPS’ Mike Casteel on the Process of Shifting to Natural Gas Vehicles

PRESS RELEASE - UPS has announced plans to build an additional six compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, and add 390 new CNG tractors and terminal trucks and 50 liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The use of natural gas reduces greenhouse gas emissions six to 11 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Sustainable Brands spoke with Mike Casteel, UPS’ Director of Fleet Procurement, to discuss the company’s ongoing initiatives in natural gas-powered vehicles.

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UPS Invests More Than $90 Million In Natural Gas Vehicles And Infrastructure
UPS Invests More Than $90 Million In Natural Gas Vehicles And Infrastructure

PRESS RELEASE - Building Six New CNG Fueling Stations and Adding Nearly 450 Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Ford Looks to AI, Biomimicry Solutions to Stay Ahead of the Curve
Ford Looks to AI, Biomimicry Solutions to Stay Ahead of the Curve

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Two new announcements from Ford highlight how the auto and mobility company is harnessing technology to get ahead. With ambitious plans to launch an autonomous vehicle in 2021, Ford has announced that it is investing $1 billion over the next five years in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company founded by former Google and Uber leaders, to develop a virtual driver system.

Trending: UK Emerges as Sharing Economy Hub While Korea Treads Carefully
Trending: UK Emerges as Sharing Economy Hub While Korea Treads Carefully

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - People have been sharing goods and services with one another since the beginning of time, but it was not until recently that this age-old practice revealed itself a force of transformation for the economy. Disrupting traditional business practices and paving the way to a new era, the sharing economy shows no sign of slowing down. And while some are embracing it, others remain resistant.

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London Surpasses Annual Air Pollution Limits 5 Days Into 2017; Mary Poppins Is Not Amused
London Surpasses Annual Air Pollution Limits 5 Days Into 2017; Mary Poppins Is Not Amused

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The City of London broke its 2017 air pollution limits just five days into the new year, a whole three days ahead of its 2016 record. In response, Greenpeace enlisted the help of Mary Poppins to call on politicians to clean up the UK’s air to protect children’s lungs. A silhouette of the childhood champion was spotted flying high over Parliament, armed with her iconic umbrella and a new accessory — a pollution mask.

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