We all know it’s true: tech is an industry traditionally dominated by males. You’ve likely heard statistics about how only 20% of tech jobs are held by women, which has led to a call for wider acceptance of all genders in tech. From this, a number of initiatives have popped up around the world, including Women in Tech Week (happening September 17–21).
Last week, I had the pleasure and honor of attending and speaking at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). GCAS brought over 5000 global thought leaders, nations, cities, and companies together in San Francisco. Thousands more followed the live stream of the event worldwide.
Earlier this spring, EVBox moved in to one of the most sustainable buildings in the world— EDGE Olympic. Little did we know, our move became one of the greatest love stories of modern time.
We don’t mean to brag, but we’re well on our way here in Amsterdam. Our hometown has been prioritizing its air quality over the past decade, introducing low-emission zones, electric public transportation, and increasing the number of charging points for electric vehicles to 2,500 and counting. All of it to keep Amsterdam’s skies crystal clear—the perfect backdrop for a rainbow.
Very few people have ever plugged in an electric vehicle and powered it up ready for action. For sure, we read about them every day but, truth be told, what Electric Vehicles (aka EV's)
Chances are you own an H&M T-shirt and a Philips light bulb. What these two have in common is that they're both the product of something called "circular economy". Here's how it works, and why it's so important—for every business, including our own.
Petrol station. Soon, these words will make their way to your history books—and that’s a great thing. Gas stations are used to fill up traditional car engines with fossil fuels, such as gasoline and diesel. But now that electric cars are expected to make up 54% of global car sales by 2040, chances are that you won’t need to ever use a petrol station.
Am I willing to do what it takes to reduce my carbon footprint by 80% in the next year? It’s the biggest question my co-worker Tim came home with from his expedition to the North Pole. And it’s probably the most important question we need to ask ourselves in order to slow down climate change — before it’s too late.
What do you do when your city is ranked the fourth most unfavorable place to live in in the UK? You look at the causes, you understand your situation, and you take action, right?