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Audi Environmental Foundation

Audi Environmental Foundation

The Audi Environmental Foundation (Audi Stiftung für Umwelt GmbH) promotes engagement with and technologies for environmental protection with the objective of protecting and maintaining the natural resources required by humans, animals, and plants. The projects sponsored by the Audi Environmental Foundation focus on innovative, environmentally compatible technologies and measures for environmental education. They create impulses for acting sustainably and promote awareness of the effects of human behavior on nature. The Audi Environmental Foundation was established in 2009 as a wholly owned subsidiary of AUDI AG in order to strengthen its engagement with society and the environment.

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  • 08/25/20
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    Audi Environmental Foundation supports Nunam: cells from old laptop batteries become mobile power banks

    The Audi Environmental Foundation is supporting the nonprofit start-up company Nunam of German-Indian founder Prodip Chatterjee. The 29-year-old is working to prevent premature recycling of electronic waste. Nunam buys discarded laptop batteries from scrap dealers in the Indian state of Karnataka and uses their battery cells for stationary energy storage systems. The resulting power banks can supply electricity to items that consume small amounts of power such as smartphones, fans or lamps, and can serve as a power source for people in rural areas of India. Nunam has so far found that old laptop batteries have an average remaining capacity of approximately two thirds.
  • 07/19/20
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    Audi Environmental Foundation presents NaturVision Short Film Award to “Traces”

    The Audi Environmental Foundation and the NaturVision Film Festival for nature, wildlife, the environment and sustainability are continuing their collaboration for the third year: the NaturVision Short Film Award, dedicated this time to the theme “Whispering Forest,” is donated and presented by the Audi Environmental Foundation. More than 360 filmmakers from 25 countries submitted their works. The motto for this year’s film festival – “Rethinking” – was also reflected in the design of the festival. The award will be presented for the first time during a purely online event – winner Sébastien Pins will be connected via video message. The prize is worth €5,000.
  • 05/22/20
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    Audi launches Mission:Zero environmental program: natural habitats at Audi locations

    The United Nations has declared this decade the UN Decade of Biodiversity to raise awareness of the global extinction of species and to promote measures to halt it. Audi is contributing to this effort and is implementing biodiversity projects at all sites. As a member of the Biodiversity in Good Company initiative, the company is committed to preserving biological diversity and has consolidated all activities that contribute to this effort in its Mission:Zero environmental program.

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