Electric-scooter sharing service Scoot Networks plans to bring hundreds of new, American-made machines to the streets of San Francisco. 3p’s Phil Covington spoke with Scoot’s CEO about the expansion plan, and took a ride on one of the shiny new scooters.
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Apple announced it will not lend funding to the GOP for the 2016 Republican National Convention. It will also pull other technical support, such as complimentary MacBooks, crediting Donald Trump’s misogynistic and racist antics.
LED lighting systems can serve as a connectivity link between sensors, things, smart applications, artificial intelligence programming and human wearables. The disruptive result will be a lighting system that delivers both light and artificial intelligence for running our buildings.
More than a billion people worldwide need electricity. Will a new breed of decentralized renewable energy company provide it, and create the next billion-dollar startup in the process?
The Embrace Warmer is a cheap infant incubator that creates heat and fights off neonatal hypothermia — and it’s credited with 200,000 babies saved and counting.
Thirty-four percent of people living in Mississippi will have trouble viewing this article. And limited access to high-speed Internet is trapping people in a cycle of poverty, experts say.
President Barack Obama and Indian President Narendra Modi signed a pact last week, extending a commitment originally established in 2014, to join forces to combat climate change with a huge commitment to renewable energy.
Airbnb is doing a poor job of educating its hosts about the Fair Housing Act, prompting lawsuits, social media backlash and even a hashtag: #AirbnbWhileBlack. In response, the company pledged to conduct a “comprehensive review” of its anti-discrimination policy.
Over the last decade, we have seen social media and sustainability play an increasingly important role in the way that businesses conduct and talk about themselves. Together they’ve helped push corporations to new levels of transparency and aligned individuals, businesses and communities around shared purpose. But for all the common benefits, many companies still haven’t quite figured out how to put the two together effectively.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Innovation: The Patience to Get it Right
Increased air travel will deliver untold benefits as more people conduct business and connect with other cultures far from home. But this increase in travel highlights the need to make air travel more sustainable.
SPECIAL SERIES: MGM Defining Thought Leadership
Las Vegas is known more for its entertainment, gaming industry and debauchery than mundane activities like environmental conservation and clean technology. But thought leadership on sustainability is thriving in the city — and it may become a laboratory for urban development.
New investments from Wall Street financiers will allow Uber to rapidly expand Xchange Leasing, the ridesharing company’s car leasing division. But many analysts say the program is predatory and exploitative.
India plans to increase solar power capacity to 100 gigawatts (GW) by 2022 — five times higher than its previous target. The question is: Is this target achievable? Katherine Ross, a research analyst with the World Resources Institute, takes a look.
Not long ago, we heard a great deal about the so-called “hydrogen economy.” But producing hydrogen fuels proved prohibitively expensive. But a company called HyperSolar claims to have developed a commercially-scalable method of producing hydrogen using only sunlight and water.
The bio-based product industry is growing. And the USDA’s BioPreferred Program is working to promote the benefits of a sustainable bio-based product industry that helps reduce our dependence on fossil fuel sources. 3p spoke with Kate Lewis, program analyst for the BioPreferred program, to find out what the bio-based market is doing and why it’s good news for the U.S. economy.