Cities need to rethink public transport systems to meet consumer demand for flexible, on-demand services. By doing this, they can also unclog congested roads, improve safety and reduce carbon emissions.
Read this insight to discover:
• how patterns of mobility are changing in major cities
• what customers want – and the key challenges to meeting their expectations
• whether microtransit solutions can be an effective complement to traditional public services
• three key levers to pull to develop responsive, demand-driven services.
Universities around the world are realizing the importance of sustainable practices and are working towards shrinking their carbon footprint by focusing on renewable energy resources, clean technology, and carbon offsets. This guide will provide complimentary information on carbon credits along with case studies where universities have incorporated them into their sustainability strategy. Also included: tips for identifying high-quality credits and avoiding low-quality credits that do not reduce carbon emissions. Read this guide to learn more about what carbon credits are and how to navigate the process of measuring, assessing, and obtaining carbon credits.
The energy landscape has become increasingly complex. Globally, we’re relying less on centralized, steady power sources – such as gas-fired and coal-fired power stations – and more on mixed, locally-distributed renewable energy supplies including solar, wind, tidal and battery. While this is positive for the environment and carbon emissions, it makes balancing power grids a much more complex task. Power quality and reliability becomes more variable in output, while demand for power continues to increase steadily. But when it comes to energy resilience, many organizations simply don’t know where to start. What solutions are available? Which are the best ones for their specific situation and physical premises? What will be their return on investment? Is it simply the cost of doing business, or is there actually a business case? The guide will give you the tools and data to build your understanding and quantify the benefit for your organization.
The government has made it clear that it sees electric vehicles as the main way of reducing carbon emissions from road transport and improving air quality.
The Road to Zero strategy states that the UK government wants 'one of the best electric vehicle infrastructure networks in the world' and unveiled targets for at least fifty per cent of new car sales to be ultra low emission by 2030, and forty per cent of new vans.
See how E.ON can help your business get ahead of the game by downloading this whitepaper today!
When energy use is reviewed at a national or international level
we realize that about 35% of the western world’s total energy
and carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint is linked to transport and
a large fraction of that with freight movement.
Collectively, cars and trucks account for nearly one-fifth of all
U.S. emissions, emitting around 24 pounds of CO2 and other
global-warming gases for every gallon of gas1.
So, if we are to reduce energy usage and abate CO2 emissions
and deliver cost savings, it is essential that a lot of attention is
paid to commercial transport.
Priorities for Increasing Fuel Economy explores these challenges
and provides the essential information you need to help you achieve
competitive advantage across your commercial fleet operations.
Published By: QuinStreet
Published Date: Feb 05, 2009
As the world continues to analyze energy availability and the long-term effects of climate change, businesses too are turning their attention to an area of opportunity—reduction of carbon emissions, energy conservation and supply chain sustainability. Many businesses are finding that these initiatives go beyond simple good-citizenship to real business opportunities and bottom line savings that can contribute financial value to the organization while meeting demanding customer requirements. Join Today!
This white paper describes how an enterprise asset management system can help transit organizations efficiently address the challenges of infrastructure development, inner-city congestion, carbon emissions and regulatory compliance - while supporting more riders with a shrinking budget.
"How to be a Sustainable IT Hero: Building a Business Case for PC Power Management" explains the benefits of implementing a PC Power Management solution, and shows how to avoid the common pitfalls along the way.