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Ecocentricity Blog: On the Pitch

By: John A. Lanier
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GridBlock is designed to be the “Grand Central Station” for how solar, battery, EV, and microgrid technologies intersect. And it’s what could make it easier for all of those solutions to do their jobs to the maximum of their potential.

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GridBlock is designed to be the “Grand Central Station” for how solar, battery, EV, and microgrid technologies intersect. And it’s what could make it easier for all of those solutions to do their jobs to the maximum of their potential.

Why C-V2X Technology Is the Safety Solution Pedestrians Need

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Whether headed to work, school, the bus stop or to exercise, walking is a part of most people’s daily lives, making most everyone a pedestrian. In 2019 alone, 6,205 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the U.S.1; that’s about one person every 85 minutes2, up 27% since 2015, and accounting for 17% of all traffic fatalities 20193.

Dr. José Méndez-Andino Recalibrates R&D at Owens Corning

Dr. José Méndez-Andino studies human behavior and empowers diverse teams that are taking Owens Corning’s consumer products to a whole new level
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National STEM Day: Supporting STEM Education in Diverse and Under-Served Communities

By Lea M. Baylis, Business Process Specialist
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Each year we celebrate National STEM Day in the U.S. on November 8. The term "STEM" was coined 20 years ago in 2001 by the U.S. National Science Foundation in response to a concern about students not being sufficiently prepared for the 21st century's high-tech jobs. Fast forward to 2021 and STEM education is being emphasized in schools and universities more than ever before. 

The Rise in Green Bonds: What This Means for Investors and Our Planet

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by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Capital Mgmt and Green Century Funds 

In the first half of 2021, the total value of new green bonds issued reached $248.1 billion, more than the value of all bonds issued in all of 2020.

A Fireside Chat with Land Betterment's Cofounder and Chief Governance Officer, Mark LaVerghetta

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Hello – I’m Stephanie Conzelman, Stakeholder Engagement Director with Land Betterment.  The following is a continuation of my recent meeting with Land Betterment’s management team, where I learned all about their legitimate drive to propel Land Betterment forward. If you read no further, I want you to know that these guys are in it for all the right reasons and are passionate for sure!

A Roadmap for Sustainability: Insights on the EcoVadis Assessment From the Founder of a Small Tech Company

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Apynov is a French company based in Toulouse that specializes in smart home technology, including voice-activated connected devices under its “Konyks” partner brand. Its distribution network includes SFR (a leading French telecom), Orange (Europe’s third-largest telecom) and retailers like Boulanger, Leclerc, Intermarché and Monsieur Bricolage. The company is also part of the French tech initiative, which supports startup ecosystems in cities across the country. 

Clearbot: Meet the Team Building Robots That Remove Trash From Our Waterways

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Now that the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 winners have been officially announced, we are excited for you to learn more about each winning team and the story behind each innovation.

Goodyear and SARTA Collaborate to Advance Intelligent Tire Technology and Sustainable Mobility

Goodyear intelligent sensors and prototype tires to fuel extra energy savings for SARTA hydrogen-powered buses
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AKRON, Ohio, November 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), two Northeast Ohio-based leaders in future mobility, today announced a collaboration to test intelligent tire sensors and prototype tires on SARTA’s fleet of diesel and zero emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered (HFC) buses. 

Innovation for Good with Laura Kohler

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Access to safe water and sanitation are basic human rights. World Toilet Day is a stark reminder of the 3.6 billion people who don’t have access to safe sanitation. Companies like Kohler and programs like Innovation for Good program are effective ways to harness associate passion to innovate and challenge them to explore creative products and solutions for pressing global issues including safe sanitation, hygiene and safe water.

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