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Podcast | UPS Longitudes Radio: Moving Urban Logistics Forward (Part 1)

A new UPS/GreenBiz study provides a greener blueprint for city delivery.
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John Davies | GreenBiz 

Urbanization is arguably the defining challenge for how people will live and work in the world of tomorrow.

With two-thirds of the global population expected to live in cities by 2050, the need for efficient and sustainable logistics has never been greater.

That’s why we’re launching a three-part podcast series on how forward-looking businesses, academic institutions and sustainability leaders are reimagining the movement of goods in urban spaces.

ON DEMAND WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

GM blueprint summarizes clean-energy strategies for companies of all sizes
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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, led a GreenBiz webinar on the economic opportunity in addressing climate change. Together they shared best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

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WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

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Are you interested in how companies are scaling their clean energy use?

General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, will lead a free GreenBiz webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. eastern. Together they will discuss the economic opportunity in addressing climate change and share best practices to help organizations of all sizes achieve quick wins toward their renewable energy goals and scale efforts across their enterprise.

GreenBiz Announces Advisory Board for Hawaii Clean Energy Conference

23 Thought Leaders and Key Stakeholders to Help Guide VERGE Hawaii 2018 Program
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OAKLAND, Cali., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group has announced the advisory board for VERGE Hawaii 2018: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, returning to Honolulu, Hawaii, June 12-14, 2018.

Learn, Evolve and Lead with the GRI Reporters’ Summit and GreenBiz 18

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The learning and networking symposium for sustainability professionals is back –join us in Arizona!

Breakthrough Approaches for Sustainable Cities

The long-term health of cities matters – we must work together for a lasting future for our urban centers.
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Mark Wallace | UPS

More and more of the world’s population is moving to cities.

According to the UN, by 2050 nearly two-thirds of the global population will live in cities, and urban populations will increase by 2 billion people.

While this mass migration will bring new, exciting opportunities for city residents, it also brings daunting challenges to urban environments and the businesses operating there.

UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts of Urbanization

Less than Half Feel Prepared to Tackle These Challenges Survey Offers New Insights Into Logistics Challenges and Opportunities Collaboration Needed to Build Environmentally Sustainable Cities
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ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only 47 percent feel prepared to address the associated business challenges.

Beermaker Carlsberg Zeroes In On Zero

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The obvious way to start a feature about Carlsberg's sustainability strategy would be to jokingly refer to it as "probably the best sustainability strategy in the world." But could the advert-inspired hyperbole actually be justified?

Allie Kelly and Harriet Langford of The Ray to Speak at VERGE 17

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Harriet Langford, president of The Ray will speak in a VERGE Talk on 9/19. Can One Highway Drive the Future?

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Harriet Langford, president of The Ray will speak in a VERGE Talk on 9/19. Can One Highway Drive the Future?

14 Finalists Announced for Silicon Valley Startup Pitch Competition

VERGE Accelerate contestants to pitch clean economy solutions before global audience
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OAKLAND, California, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – GreenBiz Group announced today the 14 finalists for the VERGE Accelerate fast-pitch competition,  featuring innovative early-stage companies offering solutions to accelerate the clean economy. The finalists will present to a globally livestreamed audience on stage at the VERGE 17 conference and expo in Santa Clara, Calif., September 19-21.

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