2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual

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Clean Technology 2008

Innovation through Renewable Energy: a case study of Toyota Motor Sales

M.D. Crowdis, J. Cooke
Toyota and Think Energy, Inc., US

Keywords:
renewable energy, solar, sustainability, best practice, corporate social responsibility

Abstract:
Toyota has been a leader in the automotive industry while fostering innovation through the use of renewable energy technology. Toyota has sought to acquire the most cost effective renewable energy for its facilities in sixteen states, with the goal of reducing its environmental footprint, managing energy costs, and improving its corporate brand. Think Energy, Inc., a renewable energy consulting company, has been working with Toyota since 2001, assisting with the energy portion of Toyota’s program. This presentation will provide an overview of Toyota’s initiatives and the methods it has used to achieve its goals.


Nanotech 2008 Conference Program Abstract