Pulling a (Uni)Lever

By: John A. Lanier

Imagine if every customer could quickly and easily see the carbon footprint of what they were buying. I bet a lot of people would choose the lower carbon option!

Photo Credit: Unilever

I’m adding a new book to our reading list. Honestly, it should have been there all along, because it’s one of the most influential books I’ve ever read. Better late than never, right? So here you go – for all you sustainability-minded folks out there, I urge you to read Thinking in Systems: A Primer by the late Donella Meadows.

I actually wrote about this book six years ago (it was my third blog post ever!), but it’s worth a revisit, especially in light of a recent corporate pledge I read about. We will get to that corporate pledge in a moment, but first let me tell you about the book.

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Near vs. Far Field Wireless EV Charging

Guest Blog from The Ray

The future of transportation is electric. As of September 2019, more than 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were on US roads, and this number is expected to increase to 18.7 million by 2030. Today, most vehicle charging happens at home. It’s cheap, convenient, and fits most people’s daily needs. However, if we want to make the full transition to electric vehicles, we must have sufficient infrastructure to support long road trips, ground shipping delivery services, and movement of goods across the country for a more sustainable supply chain.

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Michael Oxman, managing director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business recently interviewed our friend Chris Hagler, southeast practice leader of climate change and sustainability services at Ernst & Young (EY)

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Visit the Solar EV Charger, post about it, and get a chance to win

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