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P&G, Alcoa, Tesla Pair Up With Clean Energy Experts To Foster Sustainable Manufacturing

Backed by $2.6 million in state funds, the U.S. Energy Department’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative has announced a new program of two-year “Technology in Residence” pilot projects, pairing up a leading clean energy expert from a U.S. national lab, …
Popular Discussions Backed by $2.6 million in state funds, the U.S. Energy Department’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative has announced a new program of two-year &ldqu… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/pg-alcoa-tesla-pair-clean-energy-experts-foster-sustainable-manufacturing/

Model for Measuring Product Sustainability Proposed

Manufacturers typically track and report their sustainability improvement progress in terms of resource savings and emission reductions. But what about the sustainability characteristics of the products themselves? What if manufacturers—and their customer…
Popular Discussions Manufacturers typically track and report their sustainability improvement progress in terms of resource savings and emission reductions. But what about the s… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/model-measuring-product-sustainability-proposed/

Harley Previews ‘Concept’ Electric Motorbike

Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorbike maker, revealed its first electric ‘Hog’ this week. The prototype model will now begin a 2-year tour, starting this month in New York, to gather direct customer feedback before any decisions are made about fu…
Popular Discussions Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorbike maker, revealed its first electric ‘Hog’ this week. The prototype model will now begin a 2-year tour, starting… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/harley-previews-concept-electric-motorbike/

Retailers Push Manufacturers to Document Sustainable Practices

Consumer goods manufacturers are feeling increased pressure to document their environmental impacts and sustainability efforts, as large retailers expand efforts to measure the sustainability of their suppliers.
Popular Discussions Consumer goods manufacturers are feeling increased pressure to document their environmental impacts and sustainability efforts, as large retailers expand eff… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/retailers-push-manufacturers-document-sustainable-practices/

Paris Hire Cars Go Electric: Vive La Difference?

Fancy a romantic spin along the Champs-Élysées, or a quiet ride up to Montmartre? Now you can go green in an all-electric hire car.
Fancy a romantic spin along the Champs-Élysées, or a quiet ride up to Montmartre? Now you can go green in an all-electric hire car. Yesterday, the city of Paris b… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/paris-hire-cars-go-electric-vive-la-difference/

US Program to Support Solar Panel Production Too Little, Too Late?

In 1995, the US dominated solar panel manufacturing, producing 43% of all photovoltaic panels.
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China's Suntech: Competing on Innovation

We've become accustomed to thinking that manufacturers in China succeed mainly on the strength of their access to inexpensive labor. But manufacturers in one of China's fastest-growing industries--crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar panels--appear to b…
We've become accustomed to thinking that manufacturers in China succeed mainly on the strength of their access to inexpensive labor. But manufacturers in one of China's fastest-gr… http://gil-evnents.gilcommunity.com/discussion/chinas-suntech-competing-innovation/

Sustainability: Are Customers Willing to Pay More For It?

Manufacturers frequently tell us that customer requirements--more than other factors such as regulation--are driving their investments in sustainable products and processes.
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