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JetBlue Releases Annual Social Impact and Environmental Social Governance Reports

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-- Airline Reaches a Milestone in Volunteering with One Million Hours of Caring Focused on Community, Youth and Education and the Environment --

-- Leading up to going Carbon Neutral on All Domestic Flights, JetBlue Reduced Emissions by 2.2 percent per ASM through Improvements in Aircraft Fuel Efficiency and Electric Ground Service Equipment --

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-- Airline Reaches a Milestone in Volunteering with One Million Hours of Caring Focused on Community, Youth and Education and the Environment --

-- Leading up to going Carbon Neutral on All Domestic Flights, JetBlue Reduced Emissions by 2.2 percent per ASM through Improvements in Aircraft Fuel Efficiency and Electric Ground Service Equipment --

IoT and the Future of Transportation

By Cheryl Ajluni, IoT Solutions Lead - Keysight Technologies
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Imagine a world where your car monitors your daily morning commute while safely parked in your driveway. On one particular morning, it detects a major collision along your intended route. Simultaneously, it checks your calendar and sees you have a critical meeting at 9:00 am with your most important client. Realizing you will miss your meeting if you wake at the normal time, your car alerts your smart watch to sound it’s alarm 30 minutes early. In just the blink of an eye, a potentially significant business disaster has been averted.

Smart Field Tests for Smarter Airports

By Sarah Gross, Product Marketing Engineer - FieldFox
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Air travel will get a facelift in the near future thanks to modern technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. Smart airports will improve passengers’ travel experiences and make operations more efficient. Improvements include almost-instant ticket issuance, automated security through facial recognition, upgraded services via robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI)-enhanced logistics. 

Mobility: A Powerful Engine for Sustainability, Inclusion and Economic Prosperity

by Tim Boven, Dow MobilityScience Growth Director
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The pandemic has made it more apparent than ever that we need to accelerate the drive towards low-carbon mobility.

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The pandemic has made it more apparent than ever that we need to accelerate the drive towards low-carbon mobility.

Near vs. Far Field Wireless EV Charging

By: Sofia Villegas
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The future of transportation is electric. As of September 2019, more than 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were on US roads, and this number is expected to increase to 18.7 million by 2030. Today, most vehicle charging happens at home. It’s cheap, convenient, and fits most people’s daily needs. However, if we want to make the full transition to electric vehicles, we must have sufficient infrastructure to support long road trips, ground shipping delivery services, and movement of goods across the country for a more sustainable supply chain. 

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The future of transportation is electric. As of September 2019, more than 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were on US roads, and this number is expected to increase to 18.7 million by 2030. Today, most vehicle charging happens at home. It’s cheap, convenient, and fits most people’s daily needs. However, if we want to make the full transition to electric vehicles, we must have sufficient infrastructure to support long road trips, ground shipping delivery services, and movement of goods across the country for a more sustainable supply chain. 

Anheuser-Busch's Sustainability Challenge: 20 Million Empty Miles

Convoy helps drive asset utilization in A-B’s private fleet. By John Paul Hampstead, Director, Passport Research
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“Transportation is key to our long-term 2025 sustainability goal of reducing carbon emissions throughout our entire value chain by 25%,” Slaughter explained. “Transportation is 9% of that. In addition to our consideration of alternative fuels — we’re working with Nikola and Tesla to make our entire dedicated fleet zero emission — we are also looking first at optimization, reducing emissions through picking the right mode of transport in the first place, and ensuring that all backhauls are full.”

Enabling a More Sustainable Future Through e-Mobility Ecosystem Requires an Automotive Engineering Paradigm Shift

Michele Robinson-Pontbriand, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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These are exciting times in the automotive engineering community and environmental sustainability space! Countries around the world are fueling the momentum for a cleaner future through incentives for consumers to adopt hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV). These and other high-level global initiatives expected to release over the next two decades are driving the e-mobility revolution faster than expected, and raising hopes of related positive environmental impact sooner.

New Solar-Powered EV Charging Station on I-85 in Georgia Delivers 300% More Power

Nation’s Only Smart, Green Highway Project Upgrades to 175 kW Fast Charging
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The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB have partnered to upgrade the solar-powered electric vehicle charging station located at the visitor information center (VIC) located off Interstate 85 in West Point, Georgia. This station replaces the original solar-powered EV charging station that The Ray installed with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia in 2015--the first in the Southeast.

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The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB have partnered to upgrade the solar-powered electric vehicle charging station located at the visitor information center (VIC) located off Interstate 85 in West Point, Georgia. This station replaces the original solar-powered EV charging station that The Ray installed with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia in 2015--the first in the Southeast.

UPS Publishes 18th Annual Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress

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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report
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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report

Bechtel Again Ranks #1 On ENR List of Top 400 U.S. Contractors

Improved transit, expanded access to safe energy, reduced hazardous waste keep the company in the top spot for 22nd consecutive year
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RESTON, Va., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bechtel, a global engineering, procurement, and construction leader, has ranked No. 1 on the Engineering News-Record list of Top 400 U.S. contractors for the 22nd consecutive year. Engineering News-Record (ENR), the industry’s leading publication, compiled the rankings based on companies’ 2019 construction revenues.

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