Three activist organisations have installed parody advertising billboards of car manufacturers Toyota and BMW to protest "their misleading advertisements and aggressive lobbying against climate policy". The ultimate aim is to influence regulation and policy to introduce a ban on advertising environmentally harmful products.
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced the issuance of a $750 million diversity and inclusion (D&I) bond, in support of Toyota’s D&I platform goals. The bond is the sixth D&I bond since 2013 and brings the cumulative total of such issuances to $3.75 billion. What is less clear is how the funds are deployed.
A new collaboration between the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and Northwestern University aims to develop the world’s first nanomaterial “data factory” using machine learning to accelerate the development of materials that will be critical in the clean energy transition.