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Business Wire: LOS ANGELES--Last week, John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of ERI, the nation’s largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider, was featured as a speaker on two panels at the VerdeXchange annual conference at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles

Bakersfield.com: Today at the 15th Annual VerdeXchange VX2022 Marketmakers' Conference, following an initial round of financing, Gemini Motor Company announced its plans to launch a fleet of autonomous hydrogen fuel cell trucks by 2025. The first prototype is currently under development and will be available for testing next year.

NASDAQ: Eric Guter, Global Vice President – Hydrogen for Mobility, took part in a panel discussion titled "Hydrogen at the Ports", discussing the potential use of clean hydrogen in port operations to fuel ships, trucks, forklifts and other equipment at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Port Complex and the

The Impact Podcast with John Shegerian has featured over 1,500 guests who all share in common a passion for making our world a better place. Click here to watch and read VerdeXchange Chair David Abel's interview on The Impact Podcast with John Shegerian, in which David elaborates on social entrepreneuriship and the genesis of VerdeXchange.
 

VX2021 takes place virtually this winter beginning January 25-26 and continuing on alternate Tuesdays through February and March as series of virtual events that build on and confirm the central thesis of previous VerdeXchange conferences: California and the Western States are opportunity-rich markets for renewables, sustainable practice, finance, clean and green tech solutions to address the Climate Imperative and propel global economic recovery.

USC President Carol L. Folt, in an aspirational address blending her environmental vision and values, President Folt described a university transforming into a force for sustainability during a speech to green business and civic leaders in downtown Los Angeles.
 

VX2020: Where Clean & Green Tech Marketmakers Meet To Advance The New Energy Economy

At VX 2020 Global Green Marketmakers Address the Opportunities & Challenges of Initiating, Managing, and Scaling Investments to Align California Markets with C40 Climate Action Goals

January 30, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VX2019 CONVENES MORE THAN 900 GLOBAL LEADERS IN THE MULTI-TRILLION-DOLLAR CLEANTECH & GREEN ENERGY MARKETPLACE

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti: L.A. is stepping up to address #ClimateChange and lead the way into the future. We’re the # 1 solar city, have thousands of new green jobs and are making progress on our goal to make our city carbon neutral by 2050. #VX2019

California State Senator Bob Wieckowski: "At @VerdeXchange I announced a new bill, SB 168, to create a chief officer for climate adaptation in CA. #VX2019"

Pasadena Star News: Well before Gov. Brown signed his executive order calling for carbon neutrality by 2045, experts were puzzling over how to stop greenhouse gas emissions from homes and commercial buildings. Homes and commercial buildings are responsible for about 12 percent of California’s greenhouse gas emissions, and the goal is to make them carbon-neutral.  This week, some of those experts will gather at VerdeXchange, a clean technology conference in Los Angeles, to share their solutions.

Fox & Hounds: The 12th annual Verdexchange Conference kicked off in Los Angeles this week with a discussion on how the recent election results will boost environmental politics and the green economy in California. But in the tradition of the old Rodney Dangerfield joke that, “I went to a fight the other night and a hockey game broke out,” the panel discussion on elections and climate change took a wayward turn and targeted Proposition 13. Taxes seem to be on the mind of panelists to move the green agenda ahead.

Neighborhoods.com: What will the city look like as a result of the 10-year build up to the [2028 Olympics] and how are the city’s leading officials preparing for it? At this year’s FutureBuild conference, which gathered some of the world’s leading innovative changemakers, the focus was on making Los Angeles smarter, cleaner, and more resilient.

Neighborhoods.com: Earlier this week at FutureBuild 2018, which featured curated sessions from some of the top thinkers and innovators local and worldwide, Metro CEO Phillip Washington discussed the transit company’s upcoming plans for the station.

Neighborhoods.com: Susan Cline, Santa Monica’s public works director, shared the city’s ambitious objective at FutureBuild 2018, which brought together many of the world’s leading changemakers to DTLA.

Highlights from VX2018, our 11th California Conference, included bringing together more than 1,000 global and California market-makers to share knowledge to advance renewable energy, innovative water technologies, distributed microgrids, disruptive autonomous vehicles, and resilient green infrastructure.

Office of Herb Wesson: "We stopped by this year's VerdExchange to talk with change-makers, from Los Angeles and beyond, on how we can build a greener, more sustainable city. As the opening speaker for the conference’s second day, I welcomed attendees and shared why Los Angeles has a responsibility to lead the rest of the country on cultural, environmental and policy issues.

Customer First Renewables: "CFR was thrilled to participate in the VerdeXchange conference earlier this week. Special thanks to David Abel and his team for hosting such an inspiring event, and for helping us share our distinctive value with this extraordinary group of industry leaders and innovators. CFR Board Member and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S.

Blau Journal: Interview with David Abel | Chairman & Managing Director of VerdeXchange during the ULI Future Build VerdeXchange Conference in Downtown Los Angeles.

Blau Journal: "Listen to our interview with Sara Neff who is the Senior Vice President, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty. We sat down to chat with Sara at the ULI FutureBuild VerdeExchange Event in Downtown Los Angeles."