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On the Floor at CES: 3 Key Quotes on FemTech for Good

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This week, Porter Novelli’s Purpose Practice hit the floor at CES, the world’s largest gathering of consumer technologies, to see the latest at the intersection of tech and Purpose.

P&G Combats 'Mass Disruption' With Slew of Digital-First Products at CES

Presenting for the first time at the annual event on Sunday, the CPG giant detailed factors that lead it to think differently about brand innovation.
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"Two-thirds of the global population will experience water stress by 2025," Fish said, appearing to cite UN data. "The water crisis and other environmental challenges will change the way people live and consume, which brings massive opportunities for innovation."

Consumers Energy Plugs in to Clean Energy Future,Turning to Electric Vehicles for Company Employees

Energy provider works with General Motors to promote Smart Charging
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JACKSON, Mich., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy yesterday announced plans to provide more electric vehicles for its employees -- a major step toward a clean energy future for Michigan.

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe said yesterday morning that the company is now buying or leasing electric vehicles instead of purchasing new sedans that rely on gasoline. Poppe and an official from General Motors also announced the start of a pilot program to test smart charging for electric vehicle owners.

Dell’s New Jewelry Line Helps Consumers Visualize E-Waste Impacts

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Every year 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste is generated worldwide, but only 12.5 percent of that ends up being repurposed in other products. To narrow this gap and raise awareness on the growing issue among consumers, companies are coming up with creative ways to close the loop.

Whirlpool Corporation Debuts New Zera™ Food Recycler on Indiegogo

Revolutionary kitchen appliance transforms food waste into sustainable homemade fertilizer within 24 hours
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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool Corporation announces the release of the Zera™ Food Recycler, a state-of-the-art kitchen appliance that turns today’s food waste into tomorrow’s fertilizer. The Zera™ system – from WLabs of Whirlpool Corporation, the company’s innovation incubator – will debut at CES® 2017 and is available for pre-orders on Indiegogo.

Food Waste + Tech = Reducing Emissions + Renewable Energy

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Forty percent of the food produced in the U.S. ends up in landfills.* We know it means wasted food, but it also leads to excessive production of methane gas – a major contributor to the shrinking ozone layer.

Apply technology to the mix, and we can help solve challenges like methane emissions and have a positive impact on the environment.

That’s what Emerson has done with its Grind2Energy product.

Let Your Geek Flag Fly

By Gabe Brambila and Roman Smith
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“I created this app in a weekend.” “I used several of AT&T’s APIs.” “I coded in C++.” “I used Linux.”

Along with tables filled with empty Red Bull cans and people in pink onesies, those are just parts of conversations we heard this past weekend at the 2016 AT&T Developers Summit and Hackathon held in Las Vegas prior to International CES. To those who are not hackers (like us), the experience was definitely intriguing.

Chevrolet Introduces 2017 Bolt EV

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LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet is introducing the 2017 Bolt EV at the Consumer Electronics Show, fulfilling its promise to offer a long-range, affordable electric vehicle for the masses.

The Bolt EV, which will go into production by the end of 2016, will offer more than 200 miles of range on a full charge. It also features advanced connectivity technologies designed to enhance and personalize the driving experience.

Consumer Electronics Show 2015: An Abundance of Imagination

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I spent last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)—an almost overwhelming ocean of innovation—during which 170,000 people converged on Vegas to see the most advanced and ingenious products, technologies, and prototypes that the human mind can comprehend.   This year’s show was as vibrant and interesting as ever, flaunting lofty visions from inventors and entrepreneurs across the globe.

Toyota Opens the Door and Invites the Industry to the Hydrogen Future

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More than 5,600 fuel cell and related patents available for royalty free use

Patents include industry leading fuel cell technology used in new Toyota Mirai

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More than 5,600 fuel cell and related patents available for royalty free use

Patents include industry leading fuel cell technology used in new Toyota Mirai

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