(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sustainable products such as organic foods and specialty apparel typically lack economies of scale, which means companies are compelled to position them in the premium segment for upper-income consumers. The use of organic farming, energy-efficient technologies and fair trade sourcing usually puts a premium price on these products.
Micro Hybrid battery may reduce fuel consumption by 15 percent per vehicle
MILWAUKEE, April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A battery pack that could revolutionize vehicle energy storage will be honored Wednesday as the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s “Sustainable Product of the Year.”
The 48-volt Micro Hybrid battery was developed in Glendale, Wis. by engineers at Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries.
When it comes to being good stewards of the earth, we all want to do the right thing. We strive to reduce our carbon footprint, avoid products that harm the air and water, and use recyclable materials whenever possible. But, good intentions only get us halfway. It also requires strategic thinking.