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London Is on Board With England's First Hydrogen-powered Double-deckers

by Jack Porter
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A fleet of 20 hydrogen double-decker buses has been released onto the streets of London to help cut toxic fumes and tackle climate change.

In what is believed to be a first for England, the £12m hydrogen double-decker buses are being introduced on the number 7 route in the capital, running between East Acton and Oxford Circus.

United Airlines Launches World's First Free Transatlantic COVID-19 Testing Pilot

Free testing guarantees all customers over 2 years old and crew on board have tested negative before departure
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NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the world's first free transatlantic COVID-19 testing pilot program for customers. From November 16 through December 11, the airline will offer rapid tests to every passenger over 2 years old and crew members on board select flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR), free of charge. Anyone who does not wish to be tested will be placed on another flight, guaranteeing everyone on board other than children under two will have tested negative before departure.

New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders
  • Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold

UPS Infographic | A Hybrid Solution for a Sustainable Package Journey

We’re using range-extended electric vehicles to make more sustainable deliveries between Birmingham and London.
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This infographic is from UPS's latest Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

UPS Infographic | Alternative-Fuel Vehicles on the Move

Innovating more fuel-efficient and safe vehicles.
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Our “rolling laboratory” is always growing, adding more vehicles, and traveling more miles using alternative fuel and advanced technologies.

Northern Trust London Office Hosted a 'Trans Inclusion' Seminar

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The Northern Trust London office hosted a 'trans inclusion' seminar led by Global Butterflies, where attendees learned how to be a good ally to our trans colleagues and clients. 

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Lessons Learned on the Path to Sustainable Urban Logistics

Major European cities have become a testing ground for the next phase of city delivery.
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Mental Health Education in London

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In conjunction with Northern Trust’s Global Fund Services (GFS) group, our disability business resource council (DBRC) has launched a program of support, awareness and education around mental health at work. Although one-in-four people in the UK will experience mental ill-health, and sickness absence due to mental health issues is rising, mental health is still a highly stigmatized subject. This discrepency poses a significant problem to workplaces. 

Northern Trust London Partners Take on Tough Mudder to Raise Money for The Open University Disabled Veterans

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A group of our London partners ploughed through 10 miles of mud and took on over 20 obstacles in the Tough Mudder assault course raising nearly £2,000 for The Open University Disabled Veterans Scholarship Fund.

UPS London Switches on Smart Grid to Super-Charge Electric Delivery Fleet

Cutting Edge Deployment of Advanced Technology Vehicle & Charging Signals Shift Away from Reliance on Combustion Engine
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LONDON, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A UPS (NYSE:UPS) led consortium has deployed a radical new charging technology in London that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) without the need for the expensive upgrade to the power supply grid.

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