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).
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.
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.
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?
Designed by the renowned Rem Koolhaas, Timmerhuis is an architectural giant that connects the old with the new in the City of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Timmerhuis' beating heart for sustainability hasn't gone unnoticed. In fact, it's the first multi-use building in The Netherlands to receive the prestigious BREAAM Excellent certification.
Insta-famous canals, dazzling dance scenes, and centuries worth of cultural heritage. Amsterdam is a city dear to many wanderers of the world. And we've had the honor to call it our home for the past two years. We do believe though, that the most beautiful thing about this city, is yet in the making.
Over the past few months, Nature’s Pride has become the proud owner of 32 charging points at its office parking facility. We couldn’t be happier to see yet another business taking the greener route. So we visited Facility Manager, Michael Pleijsier to express our gratitude, while learning more about Nature’s Pride’s sustainability efforts and its vision for electric cars...
Earlier this year, along with 16 other municipalities, the Municipality of Rotterdam put together a comprehensive tender for adding more charging stations to the streets: an extension of up to 4,000 new charging points for electric cars in its entire concession area, of which 1,800 in the City of Rotterdam.