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David Martel's Blog – October 2010 Archive (24)

UPS Purchases 130 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

UPS today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet.

The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York and New Jersey and 100 to California. UPS estimates these vehicles will save 66,085 gallons of fuel and 671 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 35 percent improvement in fuel economy. That's the equivalent of 128 passenger cars being taken off the… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 5, 2010 at 11:22am — No Comments

The 411 on Getting Retweeted – Top Tweets from Clinton Global Initiative

Innovation Conversations

Anyone on Twitter knows the wonderful feeling that results when someone you admire retweets you. Let’s be honest, it’s flattering. In order to get more pats on the back, you need to extend your sphere of influence and ensure your tweets are re-tweet worthy! For those of you… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 5, 2010 at 10:19am — No Comments

Fleishman-Hillard and Cone Form Strategic Alliance

Fleishman-Hillard International Communications and Cone LLC have formed a strategic alliance that will significantly enhance each agency’s delivery of integrated solutions to existing and potential clients.

The alliance provides Cone with access to Fleishman-Hillard’s extensive global network of 80 offices… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 4, 2010 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Refugees United, The Social Network That's More Important Than Facebook, Goes Mobile

Plenty of people use the power of the internet to trace and reconnect with old friends. Two brothers from Denmark, however, are working to harness that power for a greater social good. Christopher and David Mikkelsen founded Refugees United, an NGO that uses secure web and mobile technology to enable refugees to find loved ones throughout the world.

At the Clinton Global Initiative, Refugees United joined with Ericsson, the UN High… Continue

Added by David Martel on October 4, 2010 at 5:32pm — No Comments

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