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This weeks news focus is on green fleet business.

How Danone is Pushing Carbon Further Down its Ingredients List

As one of the largest dairy producers in the world, Danone realizes that their products are their main contributors to reducing the company’s carbon footprint.

In an effort to further reduce emissions created by the company, Danone has tied efforts directly to managerial compensation, encouraging them to find additional solutions for reducing company emissions.

Using a GPS device for tracking and monitoring provides additional technology for businesses to reduce carbon emissions and fuel consumption.

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First Phase of West Coast Electric Highway Completed in Oregon

The West Coast Electric Highway is slated to take over Interstate 5 from the Canadian to the Mexican border.

The ODOE awarded ODOT $915,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to complete the first phase of the highway with AeroVironment electric vehicle charging stations spaced at 25 mile intervals.

Company fleets can further green their business using a fleet software solution from GPSTrackit to plan green routes on and off the West Coast Electric Highway.

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Network with Other Green Professionals at the 2012 Green Fleet Conference

Bobit Business Media is currently offering a $200 early bird discount on tickets to the 5th annual Green Fleet Conference being held Oct. 2-3 in Schaumburg, Ill. until June 29, 2012.

The conference is a perfect opportunity for participants to obtain the information and resources to build a green business.

There are many new telematic and GPS technologies that offer green solutions for businesses.

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Toyota Wins a Green Manufacturer Accolade

It’s hybrid model range and manufacturing strategy have earned Toyota the title of “Green Manufacturer of the Year.”

The company prides itself on, “achieving environmental leadership.”

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