We are proud to announce that we are the latest organization to sign the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce.
The charter was conceived by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO).
They are a worldwide independent non-profit organization that creates, promotes and maintains evaluative and ethical standards for international market players and for the global business community at large.
Every time a vehicle brakes, energy is dissipated.
A US company believes this energy can be captured and used to power nearby equipment such as stop lights.
Did you know that regular mobile phone chargers use electricity when plugged into a wall even when a mobile phone is not attached?
It’s a bit like paying at a gas station for fuel when your car is not there.
Incredibly, every year the world’s seven billion mobile phone chargers waste about two nuclear power plants worth of electricity through this inherent design weakness.
Did you know that 50,000,000 pounds of plastic toothbrushes end up in American landfills every year?
It’s a shocking amount.
Luckily, there is hope on the horizon in the form of the world’s first 100% biodegradable toothbrush.
Developed by U.S. company Planet Essentials, this innovative and eco-friendly toothbrush is both practical and affordable.
Newly released regional and national jobs analysis by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) shows remarkable growth in the UK’s renewable energy labour market.
Between 2013 and 2014, employment in renewable energy increased by almost 9 percent for the UK as a whole. This brings the total number of people working for the industry to 112,026.
In comparison, the Office for National Statistics reported average employment growth of just 1.2 percent during the same period.
Every once in while a great idea comes along that deserves attention.
Blue Freedom is just such an idea.
It’s a sleek, small and portable hydropower station that can be used to charge any USB device that is powered by rechargeable batteries. Examples include digital cameras, mobile phones and tablets.
The opening ceremonies of the Vancouver International Auto Show on March 24 revealed a pleasant surprise for Kia Motors Corporation – their Kia Soul EV was announced as the first ever Canadian green car of the year.
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) tested the car against three other finalists: The Honda Fit, the Subaru Legacy and the Toyota Camry Hybrid.
In choosing the winner, AJAC looked for the most environmentally-friendly and fuel-efficient vehicle for the the Canadian consumer.
Do you own an electric vehicle (EV) or are considering buying one?
If yes, does the lack of easy to find charging stations concern you?
Worry no more.
Thanks to an amazingly simple app called PlugShare, you can be confident of easily locating charging stations for your electric vehicle – wherever you may be in the world.