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How Electrified, Equitable Mobility Can Transform US Cities

By Phil Jonat via GreenBiz
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The transportation sector drives nearly a quarter of carbon emissions globally, so there is a clear need to decarbonize transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) are a leading choice. While next-generation electric cars and long-haul trucks have generated considerable fanfare, electric transit buses far outnumber electric trucks and are a largely overlooked — but more accessible — option. 

VERGE 21: The Climate Tech Event

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The urgency of the climate crisis is accelerating — and so, too, is the opportunity to build a clean economy.

Join more than 10,000 leaders online — from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors and startups — advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, sustainable mobility, carbon removal, regenerative food systems and resilient infrastructure.

12 Young Circular Economy Innovators

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Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. 

When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.

Circularity 21

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The circular economy is a bold vision for tomorrow — and today — empowering leaders across industries and communities to increase resilience, mitigate climate risk and unlock new business opportunities. Circularity 21, the largest online circular economy event, offers an engaging and informative program, expo and networking opportunities.

Join the growing global community of thousands of visionaries and practitioners to learn, connect and accelerate the circular economy. Register today: https://bit.ly/3sfTJlT

20 C-Suite Sustainability Champions for 2021

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Mauricio Gutierrez, CEO, NRG; Houston

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Gutierrez is wise to the macro trends that favor clean energy, and has called sustainability "the glue that keeps all of our stakeholders working together toward a common goal with purpose." In 2019, Gutierrez issued a new goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, expecting to reach it halfway by 2025.

GreenBiz 21

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The pandemic, recession and social justice movement all have placed new demands on corporate sustainability leaders. To keep up, you need to know the latest trends, tools and insights shaping your job and company today — and tomorrow. 

GreenBiz's Top 25 Most Sustainable Fleets

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UPS is listed as one of GreenBiz's top 25 most sustainable fleets.

For several years UPS has been operating its "rolling laboratory" approach to piloting and deploying low-carbon and electric vehicles. Of its fleet of 125,000 package vans, trucks, motorcycles and tractors, UPS has 11,000 alternative-fuels vehicles, and it's done a substantial project in London with smart grid tech and EVs.

Accelerate the Clean Economy at VERGE 20

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Climate change is the most significant global threat we face today. It also represents an unprecedented opportunity to build a clean economy by electrifying and decarbonizing our world, equitably and profitably.

Business Lessons From a Small Virus on a Big Planet

By Mathis Wackernagel & Kevin Self
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In an e-book produced for this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network spelled out why "one-planet prosperity" — the need for all to thrive within the limited capacity of our planet — is an ever-more-defining context for businesses, and one that can be quantified and monitored. It is the essence of Schneider Electric’s strategy but it also applies to any other business that wants to invest into its own longevity. It is the logical reaction to the shifting context of ecological overuse.

Our Best Climate Solution Is Circular

By Sophie Beckham, Chief Sustainability Officer, International Paper
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Embracing circularity principles as part of natural climate solutions must be a part of the COVID-19 recovery. International Paper explains how it is helping to do just that.

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Embracing circularity principles as part of natural climate solutions must be a part of the COVID-19 recovery. International Paper explains how it is helping to do just that.

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