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Porsche joins UN Global Compact as a new participant

Porsche AG has joined the UN Global Compact as a new participant. The United Nations has confirmed the inclusion of the German sports car manufacturer in the world’s biggest and most important initiative for sustainable and responsible corporate governance. The UN Global Compact is a multi-stakeholder platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible …

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Walnuts can reduce stress, new study shows

Findings of a new study indicate that eating walnuts can reduce stress, and improve mental health and sleep among university students. (Photo credit: Engin Akyurt) Excerpts from the article: “According to the American Institute of Stress, 8 in 10 university students experience frequent bouts of stress, and 61% of students seek counseling for anxiety, depression, …

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Rolls-Royce backs ‘green fuel’ with new memo

Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Alder Fuels, a clean tech developer and greencrude producer, to test sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) further as it makes the critical next step on its journey to commercial scalability. The “green fuel” produced based on Alder Fuels’ proprietary greencrude technology is being readied for global rollout …

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New PUV saves more money per km vs traditional jeepneys

The Canter Express modern PUV (public utility vehicle, class 3) recently proved that it saves more money per kilometer by achieving an impressive fuel consumption of 8.8 km per liter during an economy run of over 152.7 km that simulated an actual PUV operating environment. This fuel mileage is seen to save Canter Express owners/operators …

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From left, Ryan Chan, NPI GM for sales Rolando Navarro, Lucy Torres-Gomez, Hoyos, Goho, Richard Gomez, Charlene and Willard Chan, and NPI GM for communications Dax Avenido

All new Nissan Leaf powers up Ormoc’s biggest Christmas tree

Nissan Philippines (NPI) recently visited Ormoc City to participate in the community’s annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony while advocating sustainable mobility with the 100% electric Nissan Leaf. The Leaf powered up the city’s 50-foot Christmas tree through the EV’s V2X technology, allowing the vehicle to act as a power generator. Nissan co-presented the Philippine EV Summit …

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Toll free schedule until New Year announced

SMC Infrastructure of San Miguel Corp has announced its latest toll free schedule. The company is once more waiving all toll fees at the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR), South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), the Skyway system, Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway (NAIAx), and the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx), for the Christmas and New Year holidays. …

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NYC docs to get free plant-based nutrition training

On December 16, plantbasednews.org reported that New York City had just launched a $44-million lifestyle medicine program that will include free plant-based nutrition training, and help unburden the US healthcare system. Photo credit: 1217 Chokniti Khongchum Excerpts from the story: “The initiative is a collaboration between city mayor Eric Adams and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine …

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United puts big money into biofuel

United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced a strategic investment in NEXT Renewable Fuels (NEXT) which permits a flagship biofuel refinery in Port Westward, Oregon, with expected production beginning in 2026. UAV could invest as much as $37.5 million into NEXT, provided that the company meets several milestone targets. NEXT is a next-generation fuels company dedicated …

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