JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization focused, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public. The rankings are based on comprehensive surveys conducted on public attitudes towards corporate behavior, involving 10,000 respondents […]
Sustainable products geeks rejoice, for ’tis once again the season of giving! And what better way to celebrate and participate than with gifts whose buying and giving creates more cheer, health, beauty and financial stability while eliminating waste, pollution and carbon emissions around the world? Here are just a few of our favorite discoveries this […]
Craft beer has taken off over the past five years, with the industry now boasting over 6,000 craft breweries in the US alone, 700 of which opened in the past year. In order to continue this momentum, Anheuser-Busch (A-B) has launched Elevate, a new initiative that aims to take craft brewing to the next level […]
America is facing a trucker crisis. As it readies for the busy holiday delivery season, the industry is expecting to be short about 73,000 long-distance drivers, more than three times the shortage of 2005, and that could lead to delivery delays and higher shipping costs.
GE has delivered more than 500 Evolution Series Tier 4 compliant locomotives to North American customers along with its auto-pilot controls system for railroads called Trip Optimizer. The technology being developed by GE Transportation helps the rail industry optimize networks, minimize downtime and reduce operating costs, the company says.
Appleton, Wis.- U.S. Oil, the petroleum and renewable energy distribution division of U.S. Venture, Inc., announced today that it has acquired a refined products terminal in Indianapolis, Indiana. The new terminal adds 410,000 barrels of capacity and expands U.S. Oil’s existing distribution network to 21 terminals in North America.
Some of the world’s biggest corporations – Apple, Google, Daimler-Benz and countless others – are behind the fast-moving technology that is pushing driverless vehicles.
Norfolk Southern Corp. released its annual sustainability report that details the company’s efforts at improving locomotive fuel economy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving operating safety and customer service, and increasing workforce diversity.
This week, The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP) a concern made up of roughly 200 United States-based manufacturers, shippers, carriers, and industry associations called on Congress to take a close look at data recently issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT) in its “Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study, ” and focus on reforming […]
A new final rule from the Environmental Protection Agency gives the manufacturers of refrigerated trailers and their suppliers another three years, though 2019 to develop a new foam-blowing agent that does not incorporate strong greenhouse gases.