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Timberland Encourages Employees to Commute Smart this Summer

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is driven by a longstanding commitment to protect and preserve the outdoors, around the world and in the communities where it operates. Putting these values into action, the Stratham, New Hampshire-based company recently joined its neighbors in the Seacoast Region’s annual CommuteSMART B2B (Business to Business) Challenge 2017.

Ecocentricity Blog: Front Five - Resource Efficient Transportation

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At speeds of 30 kilometers per hour, velomobiles require 3.5 times less energy than bicycles. Compared to electric vehicles, velomobiles are about 20 times more efficient. They are arguably the most efficient form of transportation on the planet.

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At speeds of 30 kilometers per hour, velomobiles require 3.5 times less energy than bicycles. Compared to electric vehicles, velomobiles are about 20 times more efficient. They are arguably the most efficient form of transportation on the planet.

The Solar Highway of the Future

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As many of America’s asphalt and concrete roads crumble, solar pavement may offer a brighter future.

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As many of America’s asphalt and concrete roads crumble, solar pavement may offer a brighter future.

Building a Sustainable 'Highway of the Future'

By Jenni Bergal
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The long-term goal of The Ray is to build the world’s first sustainable road, a highway that could create its own clean, renewable energy and generate income by selling power to utility companies, while producing no stormwater runoff or other pollution and eliminating traffic deaths.

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The long-term goal of The Ray is to build the world’s first sustainable road, a highway that could create its own clean, renewable energy and generate income by selling power to utility companies, while producing no stormwater runoff or other pollution and eliminating traffic deaths.

The Body Shop Puts Its Advertising to Work for Healthier Cities

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Air pollution remains an unseen global killer – with nearly 6.5 million deaths a year attributed to pollution we breathe every day – that's four times the amount of people killed on the world's roads, according to The Guardian. In fact, in the U.K. alone, high levels of NO2 cause more than 60 premature deaths a day.

From Wireless to Dynamic Electric Vehicle Charging: The Evolution of Qualcomm Halo [Video]

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Originally posted OnQ

The future of urban mobility is connected, autonomous, electric, and wireless. And Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI) is one of the companies leading the charge — figuratively. Qualcomm™ Halo®, our wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC) technology, is a simple and efficient way to charge electric vehicles (EV), helping drive a cleaner and smarter future for urban mobility.

How to Build an Infrastructure Inventory

Reprinted from the Atlas Blog
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A number of our Atlas cities – from El Paso, to New Orleans and San Diego – are looking for ways to use municipally owned spaces as testbeds for innovative infrastructure technologies.  Doing so will not only help them understand how solutions work locally and support economic development, but it will also create space to engage residents around otherwise invisible infrastructure.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2017

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The quarterly online newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published.

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The quarterly online newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published.

Sustainable Brands Unveils Programming for Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit

Timberland, Wrangler, P&G, Dow, UPS, Amazon, Ford, BASF, Nestlé and others hosting pavilions
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently unveiled the session schedule for the Activation Hub at SB’17 Detroit, running May 22-25th at the Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.

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