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Meet the Speaker: Lisa Shpritz from Bank of America

As companies begin to invest and promote sustainable business, Lisa Shpritz, Senior Vice President and Environmental Business & Engagement Executive at Bank of America, is at the front of the initiative. During her fifteen years working within Bank of America, … Continued

TOSA, ABB and the Electrification of Fleets

The Transportation Panel at this year’s UNC Clean Tech Summit features speakers with a broad range of environmental knowledge and experience. Among them are Gary Rackliffe who serves as VP of Market Development and Innovation in North America for ABB … Continued

Patagonia: How Liliana Bettolo Guides Environmental Startups

  Everyone has heard of Patagonia – the down-to-earth, stylish brand is not only a household name but also a company that fulfills all outdoor clothing and gear needs. However, I only recently heard about Tin Shed Ventures, Patagonia’s corporate … Continued

Meet the Speaker: Josh Cohen from TransLoc

Josh Cohen is the National Director of Policy at TransLoc, a Ford Mobility Company. He has been at TransLoc for 12 years working in many different areas. Recently, he also started a podcast called “The Movement” which focuses on a … Continued

Circular Economy and Blue Tech Debuts at Clean Tech Summit 2020

The Clean Tech Summit has two new tracks this year; “Blue Tech” and “Circular Economy.” The focus of the latter is to address issues with material use and disposal such as plastics. Companies across the world are looking to inject … Continued

The First and Largest 100 Percent Electric Bus Fleet: Shenzhen Bus Group

On June 5, we visited a depot of Shenzhen Bus Group (SZBG), as well as their headquarters. At the depot, we were given an initial introduction to the company and its operations. Here, we were also shown the charging piles … Continued

BYD and the Green Dream

During our tour of BYD headquarters in Shenzhen China, we learned that this electric automotive manufacturer is focused on providing an all-inclusive solution to urban emissions and traffic congestion. BYD has four main industries; automotive, electronics, new energy, and rail … Continued

AIWAYS Automotive + Shanghai Urban Planning Museum

Electric vehicles and smart cities seem to play a big role for the future development of an overpopulated world.   After getting a big breakfast at our hotel, we headed to the offices of AIWAYS Automotive in Yangpu, close to … Continued

Nuclear Power in China

On June 1, 2019, we had the honor of visiting the Qinshan nuclear power plant in Shanghai, China in order to learn more about China’s goals of nuclear energy for the future. In my opinion this was one of the … Continued

A Pioneer in Clean Energy: Andy Klump, Founder of CEA

Prior to visiting Clean Energy Associates, I encountered a list of core values on its website, including words like family, friendliness, and innovation. Walking into the company felt exactly like what I expected — the energy of the room definitely … Continued