Why the Clinton Foundation?
Key Facts: Works with partnerships between organizations, corporations, government, and individuals; Volunteers; Areas of work: health security, economic empowerment, leadership development, climate change, and racial, ethnic, and religious agreement;Specific initiatives: HIV/AIDS, Global, Climate, Hunter Development, Economic Opportunity
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Under certain initiatives, the foundation addresses the subject of transportation.
For this part of the organization, members at the Annual Meeting make a commitment to complete a particular project. Listed below are a couple of commitments.
1. SmartTransportation.org and Clean Air Taxi Initiatives, 2005
A project of the Hidary Foundation to create incentives for cities to use more fuel efficient vehicles for taxi services.
The Environmental Defense is aiming to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in NYC through congestion pricing.
3. Increasing E85 Capable Vehicles, 2005
General Motors Corporation has set the standard to increase the number of motor vehicles that can operate on E85 fuel in order to increase the use of renewable resources in vehicles.
Seeks to use a business approach when addressing climate change in large cities. This will be done by creating a pool of cities to buy energy efficient products at lower prices, motivate the experts to help create and develop programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create a standard and tool for other cities to work off of as well as share information.
Panel focused on Urban Transit Alternatives and analyzed the cost, benefits, types of fuel, and set to help participant make better choices to manage these systems.
The website for the climate leadership group, which provides information, solutions, and resources for cities.