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.
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.
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.
Residents in NYC and Paris can now get refillable laundry detergent and mouthwash to their doorstep.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Companies with investments in oil, gas and coal need to do a better job disclosing the financial risk of climate change to their investors, a former chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission and an Obama administration official said Monday.