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Florida’s Untapped Solar Power

(3BL Media/Just Means) I've spent the summer living in historic St. Augustine, Florida. The surf is great, the people are friendly and the sun shines brightly every single day. The sun is powerful here, powerful enough it seems to produce enough solar energy for most of the nation.

A Look at Gasoline Prices and Trends Around the World

(3BL Media/Justmeans_- Anyone who has ever taken a road trip has probably been surprised to see the difference in gas and diesel prices when going from state to state.

Future Cities Summit Ties Sustainability, Social Equity, Clean Energy and Scale

The Greentopia Future Cities Summit, which took place in Rochester, NY, gave a thoughtful look at some of the potential opportunities for cities in the future, and what kinds of steps might be required to get us there.

DHL Launches Free Workshops for Africa’s SMEs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As Sub Saharan Africa continues to emerge as a major growth market, so will the continent’s attractiveness for business expansion.

Volkswagen Tops Automaker Sustainability List

(3BL Media/Just Means) - Automaker Volkswagen's sustainability efforts have, once again, won the company the top accolade ​by the most respected analysts. This is the second time the company is listed by ​​sustainabilty investor RobecoSAM as the leader in the sector - the first​ one​ was in 2013.

E-Mobilia World: Developing Eco-friendly Transport in Asia

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – At the beginning of the 20th century, the world only had a few thousand motor vehicles on the road. According to the American publisher Ward’s, in 2010, the number was 1.02 billion, which is expected to double in the next 30 years. All but a very few are still powered by fossil fuels.

Companies Seek to Make Employee Commuting More Sustainable

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – One of the attractive perks that can motivate almost any employee is an easier commute. Companies that think about creating solutions to get workers to their location in way that minimizes driving are likely to have a competitive edge over others. Driving to work may not be the first choice of the millennials. If a company can support the commuting need of workforce in a more sustainable way, it will help the environment and also improve employee loyalty and motivation.

Freight and Transport Companies Rapidly Investing in Biofuels

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Biofuels are emerging as a credible alternative that can help reduce the dependence on fossil fuels. Biofuels are an important key to decelerating climate change and improving global fuel security. The U.S. currently leads the world in biofuel investments. More than 13.3 billion gallons of ethanol was produced in the U.S. in 2013, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

When Transportation is More than Just Good Business

Guest blog by Tori Kaplan, CSX

DHL Transforms Rural Africa with New Cargo Service

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Parts of Africa remain vastly unexplored, with many remote regions in inaccessible for trade even as it has been widely acknowledged that international trade plays a crucial role in development and poverty reduction in the continent.


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