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Global Citizen Live Line-UPS Revealed for Paris, Lagos, & NYC Events To Defend the Planet & Defeat Poverty

Starting Today Citizens Can Take Action to Win Concert Tickets As Part of Global Citizen’s Advocacy Model
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  • Historic 24-Hour Broadcast Spanning Six Continents on September 25; To air across ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, +MORE 
  • Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings; Campaign Urges
  • New Commitments to Prioritize Vaccine Equity; Feed Millions Facing Famine; & Curb Climate Change through the Trillion Trees Movement
  • NEW YORK CITY, USA: Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Shawn Mendes; special guest performances by Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang 
  • LAGOS, NIGERIA: Femi Kuti, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Made Kuti
  • PARIS, FRANCE: Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, H.E.R., Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens; special guest performance by Angélique Kidjo
  • More locations & performances around the world to be announced in August 
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  • Historic 24-Hour Broadcast Spanning Six Continents on September 25; To air across ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, +MORE 
  • Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings; Campaign Urges
  • New Commitments to Prioritize Vaccine Equity; Feed Millions Facing Famine; & Curb Climate Change through the Trillion Trees Movement
  • NEW YORK CITY, USA: Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Shawn Mendes; special guest performances by Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang 
  • LAGOS, NIGERIA: Femi Kuti, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Made Kuti
  • PARIS, FRANCE: Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, H.E.R., Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens; special guest performance by Angélique Kidjo
  • More locations & performances around the world to be announced in August 

Rockwell Automation Technologies Help to Light Eiffel Tower

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Rockwell’s advanced automation technologies recently helped to light up the Eiffel Tower.

To create the light show, a team from EOdev, a subsidiary of Energy Observer, built a hydrogen fuel cell-based power generator using Rockwell energy management technologies. The generator mirrors the one used on the Energy Observer – the world’s first hydrogen-powered ship. This first-of-its-kind light display was part of the city’s “Le Paris de l'hydrogène” event in May.

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.

UPS Longitudes | Circular Solutions in a COVID-19 World

Patrick Browne @ UPS
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As demand for sustainable packaging solutions reached its apex, the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to stall progress as disposable gloves and single-use shopping bags returned to even the most sustainable consumers’ homes.

The annual celebration of Plastic-Free July last month felt a bit ironic as single-use solutions remained necessary to protect health and safety in this unprecedented moment in time.

UPS Infographic | Alternative-Fuel Vehicles on the Move

Innovating more fuel-efficient and safe vehicles.
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Our “rolling laboratory” is always growing, adding more vehicles, and traveling more miles using alternative fuel and advanced technologies.

IVECO BUS Wins Record Order to Supply 409 Natural Gas Buses to Paris, France

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October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ IVECO BUS has won a record order to supply 409 Urbanway Natural Power (NP) buses to the Parisian Transport Authority, Ile-de-France Mobilités. The buses will be deployed on the public transport network which covers both the inner and outer suburbs of the Paris Region and will play a major part in the City’s development plan for a diesel-free transport network.

Two Major Cities Are Testing Home Delivery for Sustainable Household Goods to Help Save the Planet

Residents in NYC and Paris can now get refillable laundry detergent and mouthwash to their doorstep.
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A new zero-waste e-commerce platform called Loop started testing in New York City and Paris in May, so many residents in those cities no longer have to worry about stacking up empty detergent containers and shampoo bottles in the recycling bin.

As plastic’s harmful impact on the environment becomes more widely understood, companies like P&G are rethinking how they can be more sustainable through platforms like Loop that encourage reusable materials.

Ile de France: Sanofi Employees Support Migrants

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The Sanofi Espoir Foundation and the Sanofi France Communications Department launched a collection of hygiene products in early April among employees of Sanofi sites in the Ile-de-France area on behalf of migrants living in Paris.

A total of nearly 500 products (toothbrushes, shower gel, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.) were collected to create hygiene kits.

Thanks to this operation, our partner first emergency international (PUI) was able to make a donation in favour of migrant people living on the street near Porte de la Chapelle.

Australian Companies' Negligence on Tackling Climate Change Will Cost Us

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As you contemplate the coming year, what it might bring, and your own personal goals and hopes, here's a little fact to help orient your thoughts: planet Earth has just experienced its warmest year since records began.

If that news sounds familiar, it might be because that the same was also true for 2015. And 2014. Temperatures are now more than 1 degree above pre-industrial levels and on current trends are set to pass the 2 degree mark agreed to in Paris within two decades.​

Let’s Implement the Paris Agreement Before the Flood!

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Originally posted Huffington Post

By Michael Bloomberg, Anne Hidalgo, Eduardo Paes

Our cities are on the frontline of the climate change crisis. Rising sea levels threaten millions of citizens with flooding, while colder winters and hotter summers take their toll on the most vulnerable in our cities. The noxious emissions from vehicles passing through our city centres pollute the air that our children breathe.

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