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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

All Charged up Over EVs

By Hwee Yng Yeo
Blog

Earlier this year, Tesla announced it will start selling the Tesla Model 3 in Singapore. This is probably welcome news for electric vehicle (EV) afficionados in this tiny island country, which is famous for its chili crabs and infamous* cost of car ownership.

Improving Road Safety With Homologation of Electric Vehicles

By Adeline Lim | Marketing Industry Manager
Blog

In the world of connected and portable devices, rechargeable devices are part of our everyday life. From personal devices such as the cell phone, smartwatch, or wireless headset, to home devices such as vacuum cleaners or video game consoles, we need to ensure that they are properly charged with the designated cable and correct power supply to protect the safety of the device and operatable after charging. We certainly do not want our devices to malfunction after charging.

Making Autonomous Vehicles Excellent Defensive Drivers

By Hwee Yng Yeo
Blog

Living in a bustling tiny metropolis with mostly aggressive drivers battling rush hour traffic, defensive driving is my default auto-pilot mode behind the steering wheel. As the automotive industry gears up for autonomous driving, I wonder how these self-driving cars will fare versus the human driver. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will depend on a host of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication technology to steer their way safely forward.

Arrow Electronics Wins Communitas Award for DigiTruck Project

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DENVER, Colo., March 31, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics has received a 2021 Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility for its DigiTruck project, a fleet of mobile, solar-powered technology classrooms and enterprise incubators designed to address the digital divide in sub-Saharan Africa. 

CLP Ensures Cyber Security Governance “Stays Patched” for Global Cyber Risks

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As an energy provider highly dependent on technology, the CLP Group has always recognised the need to be cyber resilient. With cyber security continuing to be one of its top-tier risks for risk management, the Group’s latest Sustainability Report highlights its efforts in reinforcing its cyber security governance to safeguard its operational integrity and collected personal data amidst surging cyber threats on industries across the globe.

Intel AI-Powered Backpack Helps Visually Impaired Navigate World

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What’s New: Artificial intelligence (AI) developer Jagadish K. Mahendran and his team designed an AI-powered, voice-activated backpack that can help the visually impaired navigate and perceive the world around them. The backpack helps detect common challenges such as traffic signs, hanging obstacles, crosswalks, moving objects and changing elevations, all while running on a low-power, interactive device.

Investments in Digitalisation Increase CLP's Resilience to Unprecedented Challenges

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Staying ahead on digitalisation and innovation has been a priority of the CLP Group in order to meet the fast-evolving needs of energy users. In its latest Sustainability Report, CLP highlighted the important role of technologies in strengthening the Group’s business and operational resilience amid the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Students Deliver Mobility Solutions for the Fifth Annual Goodyear Innovation Challenge

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AKRON, Ohio, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ –This year’s Goodyear Innovation Challenge featured a record number of student proposals that addressed current mobility challenges. 

The competition, sponsored by Goodyear in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University for the fifth straight year, went fully virtual for the first time. The competition allowed master’s degree students in the United States to use their design and business innovation skills to strategically identify opportunities to win in the future of mobility given a post-pandemic new normal.  

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