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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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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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5 EcoMobility updates this August that will get you on your feet

Here are the latest technology developments in sustainable mobility and travel in the air, land, and maritime industries this August 2022. Honeywell Aerospace reveals innovations in environmental air travel In support of US policies designed to help drive emissions reductions in the air transportation sector, which include efforts to reduce emissions and improve air quality …

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‘Brrr’ months are also the ‘purrfect’ time for cats to shelter in your car’s engine bay: Here’s how to keep them out

The days are getting colder, and not only humans are feeling this snuggle-able weather, but animals as well, particularly cats. In the coming months, stray or street cats (which many call “pusakals”, short for “pusang kalye”) will seek warmer shelter. Some will find comfortable accommodations under your car—bigger cats tend to simply stay directly under the …

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New all-hybrid Lexus UX lineup now available in the Philippines

Lexus Philippines has just made available the New Lexus UX, now in two hybrid variants: The UX 250h F Sport and UX 250h Premier. Lexus UX has been known as the gateway into the Lexus luxury brand. This subcompact urban crossover delivers a premium driving experience alongside Lexus’ famous refinement, comfort, and Takumi craftsmanship details. Now, …

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Pilipinas Shell rolls out carbon offset program, introduces first EV charging station

Text and photos by Randy Peregrino Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp is serious about its drive toward decarbonizing mobility. One of the country’s leading petroleum companies recently introduced two sustainability initiatives for local motorists. First was the launch of the pioneer Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Carbon Offset Service for drivers, followed by Shell Recharge, the company’s first …

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The latest news and updates in the vegan and plant-based world (June 2022)

Here’s what’s been happening for the vegan and plant-based advocacies around the world last June. All features have been sourced from vegnews.com and plantbasednews.org. Visit their sites for the full stories, and to be updated on more news that’ll bring us to an even better world. On June 2, vegnews.com featured the Care Bears—iconic characters that became plush toys and …

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Initial studies on use of 100% sustainable aviation fuels in commercial jets underway

A team of aerospace specialists launched the world’s first in-flight emissions study using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a wide-body commercial passenger aircraft. Teaming up with German research center DLR, Rolls-Royce, and SAF producer Neste, Airbus has started the pioneering Emission and Climate Impact of Alternative Fuels (Eclif3) project, looking into the effects of …

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