Cross-Posted from The Next Economy.
As SB’19 Paris wound down to a close, two thought-provoking roundtables on Tech, Science and Ethics explored conflicting views regarding a rise in AI applications; and how, for the next generation of purpose-driven startups, not all investors are created equal.
Pond Technologies is a Canadian cleantech company using nature’s filters to combat climate change, while also providing a model to help existing industries join the shift towards a low-carbon economy via value-added, recycled-carbon products.
Informed by new research from PwC UK that shows AI can boost global GDP by up to 4.4% and reduce emissions by 4% by 2030, Microsoft commits to a tech-first approach to drive progress across operations, products, customers and data science.
A clean energy future will require innovation, creativity and increased investment in high-efficiency energy solutions. But once we eliminate the kinks — and the misconceptions — it is a bright future.
When it comes to renewable energy, smaller buyers have more options than ever before. Solutions are increasingly becoming available for businesses of all sizes to develop a robust sustainability strategy and ensure their programs are meeting their goals.
sonnen, a global market leader in smart residential energy storage, has partnered with Pearl Homes — the U.S. leader in LEED residential development — and Google Home to bring their vision of a 'Net-Zero-Plus and Climate-Positive' community, complete with solar + storage and home automation, to life in Manatee County, Florida.
20 percent of the world population lacks access to modern electricity, but access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is crucial to achieving many of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from poverty alleviation via advancements in health, education, water supply and industrialization to mitigating climate change.
The project aims to continue the sustainable industrialization of battery cells in Europe and the associated acquisition of skills — from cell chemistry and development through to production and ultimately recycling.
Sustainability is at the core of Lime’s mission.
Over the last 16 months, we’ve led an exciting mobility shift towards free-floating scooters and bikes in communities across the U.S. and Europe. The resulting 13+ million trips have underlined a growing demand worldwide for cleaner air, safer infrastructure and more sustainable mobility options.
But rides alone are not enough.
At a time when the transportation industry leads the world in CO2 emissions, we must all do more to support meaningful environmental stewardship.
In the past few years, Schneider Electric — a global specialist in energy management and automation — has partnered with its customers around the world in various capacities to co-create smart solutions for a more sustainable future. It focuses its energy on prioritizing resource productivity and management, promoting energy efficiency and rethinking energy consumption. It has also adopted science-based emissions targets and helped its clients set their own.
We spoke with Erik Mohn, Director of Americas Sustainability Services at Schneider Electric, to learn more about the company’s multi-pronged strategy to spread sustainability.
Self-driving cars are on the horizon and widespread adoption holds many promises. On top of reducing collisions and alleviating traffic, autonomous vehicles have the potential to dramatically shrink our carbon footprint. That’s a major win — not only for the public but for businesses, too.
A documentary called The New Fire tells a controversial yet hopeful story about the young entrepreneurs fueling a new energy revolution, working to turn a vilified technology — nuclear power — into a global solution to climate change.
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.
It is possible to unlock a 100 percent renewably powered grid — without any coal, nuclear or gas storage baseload — within the next several years. And any driver or homeowner could contribute to the solution by using electric vehicles (EVs) as mobile batteries that charge at one location when there’s a surge of renewable energy and deliver it back to the grid at another when it’s needed.