Groupe Renault and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a renewed commitment to promote the circular economy
Partners since Septembre 2010, Groupe Renault and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation both believe in the necessity to preserve natural resources and ecosystems, which is possible thanks to the circular economy.
With the fleet including two Renault ZOE’s, the EVRT Team included 11 environmental enthusiasts who set off on a road trip in Europe to create awareness about energy, sustainability and a cleaner future. The adventure started in central London at the ‘E-Mobility Conference’ on April 25th with visits to Bordeaux, Madrid, Montpellier, Turin, Padova, Zagreb, Munich, Berlin, Tilburg and Paris along the way, finishing with the second “E-Mobility Conference” in Paris on 10th May. Since Global EVRT's establishment in 2015, they obviously have had many stories along the way to share!
As part of a four-episode video series on where EV is taking off around the world, this installment takes us to France.
COP21: 3 questions for Laurence Tubiana, French Ambassador for the International Climate Negotiations
We met with Laurence Tubiana, a worldwide expert on climate change, who was appointed "Special Representative for COP21" by Laurent Fabius in May 2014. We asked her three questions on the climate change negotiations and what she expects from a group like Renault-Nissan.
As a result of human activities, an excess amount of CO2 in the atmosphere is steadily warming the planet. It is a phenomenon that is driving climate disruption and has economic and social consequences that affect each and every one of us. We met with Jean-Philippe Hermine, Director for the strategy and environmental plan of the Renault Group, to find out more about the strategy we are implementing to reduce our carbon footprint.
The objective of World Environment Day, celebrated around the world every year on 5 June, gather economists, sociologists and climatologists with the objective to find ways to reduce global warming and raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.
The Henney Kilowatt made its fleeting appearance in 1959 in the United States, an American electric Dauphine designed by the National Union Electric Corporation and Eureka Williams. At this time in history electric vehicles were pretty much unheard of, so this was a wild project involving huge challenges!
Society’s need for mobility is not going away. Meanwhile the challenges multiply. As Renault marks 5 years partnering with the finest young minds in Science, environmental lead Dr Philippe Schulz explains the ground-breaking work of the Sustainable Mobility Institute.