LED technology offers cost savings of up to 90,000 euro for Innsbruck fleet
March 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The first BOMBARDIER FLEXITY tram fully equipped with eco-friendly LED lamps has started operating in Innsbruck. The external lights were changed to LED earlier this year following an upgrade of the interior lighting last year.
LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that a joint program in which it participates has signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a center of excellence, named the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley Sustainability Centre (GKLKVSC), to advance sustainable urban development in Malaysia.
This well-known image goes by many names – the recycling symbol, the Mobius loop, and the chasing arrows sign just to name a few. No matter how it’s referenced, the symbol is universally recognized as meaning “made from recycled content” or “recyclable. But no single entity regulates its use, meaning variation occurs between industries and even manufacturers. Therefore, its critical that consumers pay attention to how the symbol is used on products they purchase.
Climate change is one of the most important environmental challenges of our time – and one that requires governments and businesses to take action. As a business leader, it is a critically important issue to me, and I am proud to be an active member of the Prince of Wales’ European Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change (EUCLG). Together with other CEOs and business leaders, I recently attended a meeting with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, to discuss the newly proposed 2030 framework for climate and energy policies.
Three Rides to Choose from: East, Midwest and West
Are you the type of person that wakes up and thinks, “Ach, man, so many problems in the world. How could I possibly do anything about it between work, my drinking habit and a healthy addiction to Candy Crush?”
By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
A number of initiatives, including the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Recovery and the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, have been developing models to assess climate risk at various scales. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has been trying to put numbers on the cost of adaptation. The journal Nature Climate Change recently published a paper entitled “Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities” full of some very sobering numbers.