This week ExxonMobil joined an elite group: a growing list of oil and gas companies that are under pressure by shareholders to actually talk about climate change risk in their portfolios. And despite President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of Paris talks and effort to roll back climate legislation, that pressure will probably continue.
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Homeowners can now convert more sunshine into electricity, gather system electricity production information from afar, and even install productive solar systems on complicated rooftops. These technology advances will help further the solar industry and promote wider use of solar energy.
Google’s culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of California labor law.
The time is now for brands in the sharing economy. Brands looking to seize the opportunity must leverage their strengths, borrow best practices and focus their efforts to capitalize on this emerging oppoertunity.
Thanks to new technologies and renewed interest from the public and private sectors, the hydrogen economy is in the headlines once again. And this time it may be for real.
The company teamed up with researchers at Virginia Tech to create a robotic exosuit with lift-assist technology to help employees move heavy items around the store or warehouse.
To help spur what it calls the “New Plastic Economy,” the Ellen MacArthur Foundation plans to launch a $2 million innovation prize in partnership with the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit.
The autonomous electric vehicle economy is poised to deliver lower costs that will reshape our lives. The “mobility as a service” sector is projected to save the average American household $5,600 a year by 2030. But we can expect big shake-ups in the mean time.
Electric vehicles anchor a critical mass of technologies poised to slash transportation costs through a new business model often called mobility as a service, or MaaS.
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The School Based Health Alliance, in partnership with the Aetna Foundation, harnesses big data to help local school districts and healthcare providers deliver services to at-risk adolescents across the U.S.
Uber was quick to announce a new autonomous vehicles research center in Toronto; but the move north of the U.S. border may be because Uber has worn out its welcome just about everywhere else.
Apple plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost American manufacturing. But can the investment counter how automation will affect employment within the manufacturing sector?
In some ways, the future is already here. The next generation of retail energy services and cutting-edge tech tools are helping first adopters capitalize on the progress we’ve made in the energy industry.
Large-scale geo-engineering projects are now underway. Will the technologies offer a cheaper, more immediate approach to combat global warming? Or will they undermine current emissions-reduction strategy?