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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.

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.  

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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.

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

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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.

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.

Europe Needs to Cut Transport Emissions by 94% to Keep Climate Commitments
Europe Needs to Cut Transport Emissions by 94% to Keep Climate Commitments

LEADERSHIP - According to a new report by Germany’s Öko-Institut, Europe has its work cut out for it if it intends to stop the planet’s temperature rising above the two-degree limit agreed upon by world leaders at COP21. As it stands, the EU will need to cut global warming transport emissions by 94% by 2050 — a lofty goal that will require significant efforts be undertaken by all Member States. The Paris Agreement, which came into effect in November 2016, sets the cap at two agrees above pre-industrial levels, with an aspirational goal of 1.5%. But climate experts warn that even a two-degree rise could have catastrophic impacts.

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

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - 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.

C40 Pledges End to Diesel, Partners with J&J to Link Urban Air Quality to Human Health
C40 Pledges End to Diesel, Partners with J&J to Link Urban Air Quality to Human Health

COLLABORATION - At the recent C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City, the City – along with Paris, Madrid and Athens - pledged to remove all diesel vehicles by 2025, as part of an effort by mayors to improve the quality of air for citizens. The pledge also includes a plan to incentivize alternative vehicles and promote walking and cycling infrastructure, helping to deliver on the ambition of the Paris Agreement.

First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore.
First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore.

PRESS RELEASE - eBike To Help Solve Ever-Evolving Demands of Urban Logistics 

UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions
UPS And Sealed Air Partner To Provide Powerful E-Commerce Packaging And Shipping Solutions

PRESS RELEASE - UPS and Sealed Air Corporation today announced a strategic partnership to help retailers, e-tailers, and businesses around the world maximize the efficiency of their packaging operations, minimize packaging waste, and reduce annual shipping costs.

Trending: Uber, Nissan Further Disrupt Car Ownership with New Takes on Sharing Model
Trending: Uber, Nissan Further Disrupt Car Ownership with New Takes on Sharing Model

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - With car sharing becoming an increasingly popular solution for cities and millennials, automakers are finding new ways to standout in a crowded market. Last week, David Plouffe, chief strategic adviser of Uber Technologies Inc., announced intentions to create a new market and assist smart cities with developing better transportation systems. While at a technology forum in Taipei, Plouffe explained that a lot of Uber clients aren’t taxi users, and that the company gives opportunities for drivers to create an extra income for themselves, outside of their main careers.

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Sealed Air Debuts New StealthWrap™ Packaging Technology, Eliminating Outer Boxes for Select Consumer Orders
Sealed Air Debuts New StealthWrap™ Packaging Technology, Eliminating Outer Boxes for Select Consumer Orders

PRESS RELEASE - Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) today announced the launch of its StealthWrap™ ultra durable cartoning solution, a patented micro-layer, opaque cartoning alternative which allows primary package cartons to be protected for transit without the need for outer boxes or additional packaging materials. The company also announced that XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and supply chain solutions, will be the first to bring this innovative packaging solution to market in the logistics industry. XPO is deploying StealthWrap™ in several distribution centers where it fulfills and ships e-commerce orders for customers.

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