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Volkswagen Intends to Almost Halve Environmental Impact of Production by 2025

Goals of the brand’s ongoing environmental program adjusted upwards
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Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025

Ecocentricity Blog - Front One: Zero Waste

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

Unreasonable Impact | Changing the Way the World Grows Food: Q&A with Agrivi

by Aubrey Sanders
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Of the 570 million farms worldwide, 90 percent are run by individuals or by a family and rely on family labor for operations. For these small-scale farmers, the greatest obstacle to productivity and profit is often a lack of access to basic knowledge about best practices.

Law Enforcement Pioneer Use of Lockheed Martin Indago Unmanned Aerial System with Project Lifesaver International

Indago quadrotor UAS helps first responders locate at-risk missing individuals
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VINEYARD, Utah, May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sheriff's agencies are poised to use the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search and rescue operations as part of the Project Lifesaver International (PLI) program that supports clients with autism, Down syndrome and dementia.

Qualcomm Announces Top Eight Finalists for Cycle I of Qualcomm Design in India Challenge II

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  • Reiterates Commitment to Support Digital India
  • Eight shortlisted start-ups will receive seed funding of USD $10,000 each, to enable them to translate ideas to working prototypes
  • Top two winners of Cycle I will receive prize money of USD $75,000 each
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  • Reiterates Commitment to Support Digital India
  • Eight shortlisted start-ups will receive seed funding of USD $10,000 each, to enable them to translate ideas to working prototypes
  • Top two winners of Cycle I will receive prize money of USD $75,000 each

When Energy Storage Joins the Blockchain the Entire Energy Community Benefits

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Answering the call for increasing energy self-reliance, a grassroots electricity-sharing model is emerging. “Community microgrids,” comprising community-owned or subscribed solar PV and other renewable energy sources, offer participants and surrounding consumers the security of energy resilience in times of grid failure and protection from energy price increases driven by volatile energy markets. They also give energy producers/consumers (aka “prosumers”) more control over the renewable energy they generate.

Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

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Automation will profoundly alter the future of work and society, as a great deal of recent research and projections on its impacts have shown. Some have predicted automation will lead to a gloomy future of permanent high unemployment, while others have touted many potential benefits around health, safety, and the environment. Yet, automation also poses a practical challenge for today’s business leaders, who must tackle how to take advantage of the productivity and innovation opportunities presented by automation technologies while also ensuring a smooth workforce transition.

Sam Schmidt to Take on Mario Andretti at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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LONG BEACH, CA, April 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Former INDYCAR drivers Sam Schmidt and Mario Andretti announced today they will go head to head in a race next month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-owner and Indianapolis 500 legend will race semi-autonomous cars on the circuit’s 2.439-mile permanent road course on May 13 ahead of the INDYCAR Grand Prix.

3D Printing Gets Fashionable

How Danit Peleg revolutionized the fashion industry with 3D-printing technology.
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Danit Peleg | Fashion Designer 

This Q&A is derived from Part 2 of a five-part white paper series called Routes to the Future, in which we explore the innovations, challenges and opportunities in a new era of possibilities.

Today’s shopper expects seamlessness and efficiency — and new technologies are helping retailers deliver on these expectations in new ways.

Consumers Energy Encourages Robotics in Local Schools

The Bart Hawley Show Features Consumers Energy Foundation Monique Wells, Stem & Robotics Director
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Consumers Energy is sponsoring the upcoming statewide high school robotics championship this month at Saginaw Valley State University. On Monday, Monique Wells appeared on JTV-TV (Jackson) with guest host Carolyn Bloodworth to talk about the Company’s support for STEM and robotics

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