We've asked the NextEnergy team to share the industry-related news, stories and information that have grabbed their attention this month. We hope you find it useful!
Tim Slusser, Director, Smart Mobility Initiatives
What he’s reading: Ford is making more Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs than gasoline Mustangs
Media: Green Car Reports
What makes it interesting: Is this the passing of the torch from one icon to another? No, definitely not. Well, at least not yet. With other electric vehicles that are destined to be future icons (i.e. F-150 Lightning) we could be getting close to that passing of the torch…
Latonya Binford, Accountant
What she’s reading: Overselling Sustainability Reporting
Media: Harvard Business Review
What makes it interesting: Since the introduction of the Triple Bottom Line in 1994, there have been many other frameworks developed to measure and report a company’s ESG. The actual reporting has not necessarily led to companies’ changes in their Environmental and Social Governance.
Eric McDonald, Director, Facilities & Infrastructure Development
What he’s reading: Survey reveals healthier buildings top the list of back to work priorities
What makes it interesting: In a recent survey by KRC Research, 70% of building owners and managers say that smart building technologies will be a priority post-COVID 19. Indoor air quality, energy efficiency and sustainability top the list of interest for upgrades.
Angella Durkin, COO
What she’s reading: Op-Ed: What it will take to get electric cars into low-income communities?
Media: Los Angeles Times
What makes it interesting: How can you electrify mobility more equitably? Electrify rides. This op-ed makes the case for what it would take to provide electrified mobility to low-income communities.