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Carnival Corporation's AIDA Cruises Pioneering Cruise Industry's First-Ever Trial of Fuel Cell Technology

Focused on supplying power with lower emissions, fuel cell research project is the latest in a series of major advances in corporation's innovative "green cruising" strategy
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MIAMI, October 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced its Germany-based brand, AIDA Cruises, has partnered with leaders from the maritime and engineering sectors to pilot the world's first fuel cell system designed to power large passenger vessels. As early as 2021, AIDA Cruises will trial this innovative fuel technology on AIDAnova, becoming the cruise industry's first brand to trial fuel cells on a large cruise ship.

Alliance Data’s Vigilance and Continued Commitment to Cybersecurity

By Rob Boutell, Chief Information Security Officer, Alliance Data Card Services
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Every October, Alliance Data recognizes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as an opportunity to remind our associates of cybersecurity best practices and reflect on our own security framework, protocols and governance. 

The Mandate for Companies Looking to Electrify Fleets: Start Planning Now

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By Paul Stith and Randal Kaufman

As concerns about climate change stoke pressures on companies to make their fleets cleaner and greener, ground shipping giant UPS believes it has delivered. The company has more than 1,000 electric and hybrid electric vehicles – 50 of them electric-powered delivery trucks brought on just last year in the U.S. More are on the way.

IVECO BUS Wins Record Order to Supply 409 Natural Gas Buses to Paris, France

Press Release

October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ IVECO BUS has won a record order to supply 409 Urbanway Natural Power (NP) buses to the Parisian Transport Authority, Ile-de-France Mobilités. The buses will be deployed on the public transport network which covers both the inner and outer suburbs of the Paris Region and will play a major part in the City’s development plan for a diesel-free transport network.

Seeking the Next $100,000 Winner for the Ray of Hope Prize

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

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The Ray of Hope Prize competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

An Innovative Future Factory for S.Pellegrino

Works begins on new home for the well-known Italian brand
Press Release

To celebrate the 120-year anniversary of S.Pellegrino, work has begun on the new production plant of one of the best-known and iconic Italian brands in the world. The new S.Pellegrino bottling facility at San Pellegrino Terme in Italy is an innovative and technologically advanced structure. 

eGlobalTech, A Tetra Tech Company, Launches Auxilium AI Chatbot

Resolving customers most common questions with a high-end artificial intelligence solution
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eGlobalTech, A Tetra Tech Company (eGT), recently launched Auxilium, a high-end artificial intelligence (AI) solution. Auxilium is an open source chatbot solution that has a conversational interface and uses text or audio commands to answer internal and external stakeholder questions efficiently and effectively.

Utilities That Take This Approach to Battery Storage Will Maximize Future Market Share

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By Liz Waldren

As more U.S. states offer incentives for renewable energy investment and costs for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels continue to decrease, it seems utility-scale battery energy storage is positioned to take charge of the next renewables revolution.

New Holland Agriculture Awarded SITEVI Gold Medal Gold Medal for Sustainable Innovations in Grape Harvesting: Making Operators Lives Even Easier

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October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ New Holland Agriculture has received a coveted gold medal at the SITEVI Innovation Awards 2019 for its multipurpose software solutions for use on the brand’s self-propelled grape harvesters and straddle tractors.

State of Minnesota Launches Live State-Wide Sustainability Website on FigBytes Sustainability Software Platform

Press Release

GATINEAU, Quebec, October 1, 2019, /3BL Media/ - FigBytes, (“FigBytes” or “the company”), the leading cloud-based strategic integrated strategy and sustainability software platform, today announced that its client, the State of Minnesota’s Office of Enterprise Sustainability, a division of the Department of Administration (“the State”), has launched a live website powered by FigBytes’ sustainability software platform, which showcases  real-time tracking of the State’s sustainability progress.

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