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North America Light Electric Vehicles Market Report 2022: Featuring Tesla, BMW, Yamaha, Columbia Vehicle Group & More - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, January 13, 2023

Project Drawdown identifies electric vehicles as one of the 100 most effective modern approaches to combating climate change.

Key Points: 
  • Project Drawdown identifies electric vehicles as one of the 100 most effective modern approaches to combating climate change.
  • The majority of electric vehicles are powered by lithium-ion batteries (Li-Ions or LIBs).
  • The US market dominated the North America Light Electric Vehicles Market by Country in 2021, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2028; thereby, achieving a market value of $22,624.8 million by 2028.
  • Key companies profiled in the report include Tesla, Inc., BMW Group, Columbia Vehicle Group Inc. (Nordic Group of Companies, Ltd.), Godrej Group (Godrej Material Handling), Kion Group, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Textron, Inc., Polaris, Inc., BYD Company Ltd., and Toyota Industries Corporation.

The Paper Packaging Industry Gears up for New Challenges In 2023

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Friday, January 13, 2023

2023 will be a pivotal year for the European packaging industry as discussions on the EU’s proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation heat up.

Key Points: 
  • 2023 will be a pivotal year for the European packaging industry as discussions on the EU’s proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation heat up.
  • EPPA will be making the case for the best environmental, renewable and recyclable single-use paper packaging.
  • EPPA increasingly represents the leading companies in Europe’s paper packaging supply chain, from forest, paper and board producers to converters and brand owners as well.
  • We will maintain our focus on continuing the innovative, sustainable development of single-use paper packaging that is fully integrated in the circular economy.

Yasho Lahiri Joins Kramer Levin as Partner in Fund Formation Practice

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Yasho Lahiri has joined Kramer Levin as a partner in the firm’s New York office.

Key Points: 
  • Yasho Lahiri has joined Kramer Levin as a partner in the firm’s New York office.
  • He will practice in the Investment Management group, broadening its private fund formation practice.
  • “We are confident that Yasho will provide significant value to a broad range of fund sponsor clients.”
    “I am excited to join Kramer Levin,” said Mr. Lahiri.
  • “The firm’s broad and growing practice representing sponsors of private equity, credit and other funds represents an exciting platform on which to continue growing my fund formation practice.”
    Mr. Lahiri earned his J.D.

ComEd Earns National Recognition for Outstanding Emergency Response Efforts

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a national association that represents all American investor-owned electric companies, recognized ComEd with two awards for its outstanding emergency response efforts in 2022.

Key Points: 
  • The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a national association that represents all American investor-owned electric companies, recognized ComEd with two awards for its outstanding emergency response efforts in 2022.
  • The Emergency Assistance Award was presented to ComEd in recognition of its assistance efforts restoring service to homes and businesses in the South following Hurricane Ian, and the Emergency Recovery Award was presented to ComEd for its exemplary recovery efforts in response to severe thunderstorms in the Midwest last June.
  • ComEd and its storm response team undoubtedly are deserving of this national recognition, and I am honored to present them with these well-deserved awards.”
    EEI’s Emergency Recovery Award was earned by ComEd due to efforts in June 2022, when over 195,000 ComEd customers experienced outages due to the severe thunderstorms that hit northern Illinois.
  • EEI’s Emergency Assistance Award was earned by ComEd due to outstanding efforts helping other utilities restore power following significant storms.

Redfin Becomes First Real Estate Site to Add Energy Cost Estimates for U.S. Homes

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

(NASDAQ: RDFN) — Redfin ( www.redfin.com ), the technology-powered real estate company, today added energy cost estimates for more than 85 million homes across the U.S.

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Redfin ( www.redfin.com ), the technology-powered real estate company, today added energy cost estimates for more than 85 million homes across the U.S.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230112005139/en/
    Redfin.com now displays energy cost estimates for homes in the U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)
    Each eligible Redfin home detail page now displays an estimate for the home’s monthly electricity usage, bill, and seasonal changes in electricity usage and cost.
  • It also estimates how much homeowners could save on long-term energy costs by installing solar panels.
  • Redfin now displays energy cost information on both for-sale and off-market homes and the experience is tuned to each different type of user.

Metropolitan Advances Project to Deliver New Water Supplies to Communities Hit Hardest by Drought

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Southern California imports about half of the water used in the region from the Northern Sierra, through the State Water Project, and the Colorado River.

Key Points: 
  • Southern California imports about half of the water used in the region from the Northern Sierra, through the State Water Project, and the Colorado River.
  • But because of infrastructure limitations, some communities – home to more than 6 million people – are heavily dependent on State Water Project supplies.
  • And when the drought slashed these supplies, they were required to dramatically reduce their use.
  • “As climate change upends the availability of our imported water supplies, we need to think differently about how we produce, capture, move and store water.

Alarmed by Speed and Scale of Disruption, CEOs Embrace Sustainability to Build Long-Term Resilience, According to UN Global Compact and Accenture

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

In the study, CEOs forewarn about the impact of converging setbacks for business and society, from faltering multilateralism and socioeconomic instability to supply-chain interruptions and the immediate effects of climate change.

Key Points: 
  • In the study, CEOs forewarn about the impact of converging setbacks for business and society, from faltering multilateralism and socioeconomic instability to supply-chain interruptions and the immediate effects of climate change.
  • Two-thirds of CEOs (66%) say their companies are engaging in long-term strategic partnerships to build resilience.
  • “CEOs are clearly concerned about resilience, but one leader’s resilience is another leader’s growth opportunity.
  • Nearly half (49%) are transitioning to circular business models, and 40% are increasing R&D funding for sustainable innovation.

IFF Recognized for Achieving Sustainability Leadership Throughout Transformational Year

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Named to both the 2022 World Index and the North America Index, IFF is the only company in its industry to be included.

Key Points: 
  • Named to both the 2022 World Index and the North America Index, IFF is the only company in its industry to be included.
  • The S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) serves as the basis for the ESG scores that power the DJSI and its prestigious list of selected companies.
  • Similarly, IFF ranks among the top 20 percent of the 600 largest companies in the S&P Global BMI in North America.
  • “We’re very proud to be recognized by S&P Global and CDP for our ESG excellence in 2022,” said Frank Clyburn, CEO, IFF.

Tech Leader Andrew Ellam Joins Climate X as VP of Technology

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Andrew Ellam, former Chief of Staff to CTO and Head of Technical Program Management at Monzo Bank, joins the senior leadership team as VP of Technology at Climate X, a multi-award-winning global climate risk data & analytics provider based in London, UK.

Key Points: 
  • Andrew Ellam, former Chief of Staff to CTO and Head of Technical Program Management at Monzo Bank, joins the senior leadership team as VP of Technology at Climate X, a multi-award-winning global climate risk data & analytics provider based in London, UK.
  • He has an MBA from London Business School and recently served on UK Finance’s Digital, Technology and Cyber Security Products and Services Board.
  • Andrew is excited about opportunities to come as he joins Climate X; he said, “For me, climate change is the biggest threat facing our generation and future generations.
  • Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the Climate FinTech industry.

Teledyne to Hold Investor Meetings

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) today announced that Jason VanWees, Vice Chairman, will be holding investor meetings at the 25th Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Thursday, January 12.

Key Points: 
  • Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) today announced that Jason VanWees, Vice Chairman, will be holding investor meetings at the 25th Annual Needham Virtual Growth Conference on Thursday, January 12.
  • Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated digital imaging products and software, instrumentation, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems.
  • Teledyne’s investor presentation contains forward-looking statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, with respect to management’s beliefs about the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Teledyne in the future.
  • Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, are based on the current expectations of the management of Teledyne and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances.