Panasonic: CSR & Sustainability News

Panasonic Corporation of North America, based in Secaucus, NJ, is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC) and the hub of its branding, marketing, sales, service, product development and R&D operations in the U.S. and Canada.

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3p Weekend: 5 Signs 2015 Is the Year of the EV

We're only a few months into the year, but all signs point to 2015 being a big one for electric vehicles. So, start…
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Panasonic’s New Smart Town Can Teach Business a Thing or Two About Smart Growth

Panasonic and its partners have launched Fujisawa SST, a new smart growth town that aims to build a community of innovators.
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Tesla and Panasonic Agree to Build Battery Gigafactory

Panasonic and Tesla Motors inking of an agreement outlining a framework for building a “Gigafactory” creates winners all around.
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Interview: Tom Gebhardt, President of Panasonic Automotive Systems Company

Panasonic's Automotive Systems Company is a leading integrated supplier to the automotive industry for North America. In particular, the company is working on…
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3p Weekend: 10 Companies Thriving in American Downtowns

The migration of major companies from urban downtowns to surrounding suburbs has spanned decades. Across the U.S., commuters sit idly in traffic jams…
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Panasonic Among Many Companies Ahead of Obama on Climate Change

Panasonic is among the global companies taking climate change more seriously, Obama's speech last week notwithstanding.
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Interview: Joe Taylor, CEO of Panasonic, North America on Moving to Newark

TriplePundit is reporting live from the Fortune Brainstorm Green 2013 conference in Laguna Niguel, CA. Follow along on this page for ongoing video…
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3 Great Open Loop Recycling Projects

Open loop recycling is still going strong and is a value-added proposition for companies that generate a lot of plastic throughout their operations.
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Research Shows Companies Are Losing Sight of the Big Sustainability Picture

A recent research study found that in their drive for transparency, companies are losing sight of the big sustainability picture. It was as…
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Panasonic, Energizer, P&G Promise to Ramp Up Battery Recycling

Panasonic, Duracell (Procter & Gamble), Energizer and Rayovac today have promised to accelerate the recycling of household batteries.
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Japan Takes A Huge Leap Into Solar

There is good news for the solar industry this week. It comes at a good time, after several bankruptcies this Spring, expiration of…
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Which Companies Pitched Green Products at CES?

Within the cavernous halls at CES 2012 were plenty of energy efficient, “green” and eco-friendly products along with OLED and smart TVs. Panasonic…
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In Japan, Fuel Cells Offer Employment and Economic Hope

A tour of Panasonic’s “Ene-Farm” outside of Osaka gives a clue about Japan’s current and future economic transformation. Fuel cells will be part…
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Green Energy Park a Laboratory for Japan’s Future

The Green Energy Park is where energy storage, solar power and smart grid technologies will provide the next level of not only innovation,…
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Japanese Recycling Plant Brings New Life to Old Washing Machines

Panasonic's PETEC is not only a hyper-modern recycling plant, it is a research and development facility as well as an educational center. Trash…