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Who We Are Is What We Leave Behind: Convenience

Convenience is Inconveniencing our National Parks
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Who We Are Is What We Leave Behind: This is part 6 of a 10 - part series of documentary videos produced by Subaru of America to help everyone understand the impact of the trash challenge in our national parks and the road to a solution.​

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Who We Are Is What We Leave Behind: This is part 6 of a 10 - part series of documentary videos produced by Subaru of America to help everyone understand the impact of the trash challenge in our national parks and the road to a solution.​

Xylem’s Online Tool Helps Customers Meet Eco-Efficiency Goals

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In mid-2015, after a year-long pilot program, Xylem rolled out its Eco-Efficiency Easy Tool for use at our global sites. This web-enabled tool better enables sites to evaluate and select best practices to reduce energy and water use, and minimize waste. By the end of 2015, eco-efficiency plans — including selected actions for implementation, responsible persons and completion dates — had been created at our major facilities units worldwide and work on these plans is proceeding.

Boeing, Embraer Unveil Newest ecoDemonstrator Aircraft

First non-Boeing airplane used in ecoDemonstrator program will be powered by Brazil-based biofuel
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RIO DE JANEIRO, July 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. [BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ] unveiled the next phase of the Boeing ecoDemonstrator program today. The program expands Boeing and Embraer's cooperation agreement and will test technologies to improve airplane environmental performance and accelerate their introduction into the marketplace.

An Embraer E170 will serve as the flying testbed and will feature advanced environmental technologies that will undergo operational testing in Brazil during August and September.

The Future of the Diesel Engine

Exemplary efficiency and emissions ensure that the premium diesel is future-proof while underlining the key role to be played by the diesel engine in achieving the challenging global climate targets.
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The new four-cylinder diesel unit OM 654 marks the debut of a ground-breaking family of engines from Mercedes-Benz. Exemplary efficiency and emissions ensure that the premium diesel is future-proof while underlining the key role to be played by the diesel engine in achieving the challenging global climate targets. The first all-aluminium four-cylinder diesel engine from Mercedes-Benz celebrates its world premiere in the new E-Class E 220 d in spring 2016.

Five Cities That Are Leading the Way on Solar Power

By Jonathan Deesing
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Solar power is rapidly expanding in the U.S. — by 2015, there was enough solar capacity to power 5.4 million American homes. And the nation’s major cities are leading the revolution to power their metropolises with clean energy and sustainable lifestyles.

Guest Post: In Shaping the Future of Mobility, Convenience, Reliability Still Key

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General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra has said the automotive industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the last 50. Here’s some proof just from our operations. Since January, GM has made four major mobility announcements: an investment in Lyft, the launch of our car-sharing brand Maven, the acquisition of Cruise Automation and launch of the Express Drive rental hubs with Lyft.

Alliance Urges Builders to Help Prevent Asthma With Proper Home Seal

Green Builder Media's June 23, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
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A New Front Opens in the Code Battles The confrontation over resilient construction practices is just a continuation of the age-old battle between those who search for ways to maximize short term profits versus those who choose to deliver lasting value.

Business Leaders Endorse Sustainable Development Goals as Framework for Shaping Corporate Strategies

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NEW YORK, 23 June 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016, more than 600 business leaders from 75 countries joined leaders from civil society, the UN and Government to advance private sector actions for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Value Recovery | Recycling Revisited

By Carol Baroudi
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In case you haven’t noticed, the recycling industry is in trouble. I feel fortunate that although some folks think of us as electronics recyclers, we are emphatically not in the recycling business. Our mantra is “Reuse First” and we provide data security and environmentally preferable outcomes for the assets entrusted to us by our customers.

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