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Innovations in Mobility: Meet Keith Benjamin of City of Charleston

On this year’s “Transforming Our Transportation Systems” track, we are thrilled to welcome City of Charleston’s Director of the Department of Traffic and Transportation, Keith Benjamin. Benjamin has an outstanding history of work that sets him apart in his field. … Continued

The Link Between the Environment and National Security

At this year’s UNC Clean Tech Summit there will be a special plenary session titled Climate Change Considerations for Future Prosperity and Security. I had the privilege of interviewing one of the panelists, Lieutenant General Richard P. Mills, about his … Continued

SeaAhead and Blue Tech: Mark Huang Takes Charge with Clean Technology

With the rising popularity of the blue tech industry, Mark Huang, co founder of SeaAhead, is one of the driving proponents of the movement. His dedication to networking investors and startups together has sparked a new wave of potential successful … Continued

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