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NCAC-USAEE Luncheon Talk

High Road Strategies principal Dr. Joel S. Yudken was the featured speaker at the July 12, 2013 luncheon of the National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics (USAEE).   His presentation,  “The Economic Benefits of Military Biofuels,” based on the High Road Strategies study of the same name produced for Environmental […]

Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference Panel on Advanced Biofuels

High Road Strategies (HRS) participated in the Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference held April 16-18, 2013 at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington DC convened by the BlueGreen Alliance, jointly with industry, labor, environment and educational organizations, among others.  HRS principal Dr. Joel S. Yudken served on the roundtable, “The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Advanced Biofuels,” […]

Upcoming GJGJ Conference Panel on Advanced Biofuels

High Road Strategies is scheduled to participate in the upcoming Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference, to be held April 16-18, 2013 at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington DC. The conference is being convened by the BlueGreen Alliance, jointly with many industry, labor, environment and educational organizations and others. Along with industry, government and energy policy […]

AFL-CIO WAI Industrial Energy Efficiency Primer

High Road Strategies was the principal researcher, contributor and author of a primer produced by the AFL-CIO Working for America Institute (WAI), Working for Industrial Energy Efficiency, released late Fall 2012, that will be distributed widely in the labor community.   The purpose of this brochure is to provide labor leaders and rank-and-file union members an […]

BlueGreen Alliance Clean Energy Manufacturing Studies

In March 2011, the Apollo Alliance Project of the BlueGreen Alliance commissioned High Road Strategies to research and develop policy recommendations for promoting clean energy manufacturing in Michigan and California. High Road Strategies Principal Dr. Joel Yudken first conducted a comprehensive assessment of the federal policy landscape as it relates to clean energy manufacturing (CEM). […]

HRS Military Biofuels Report Attracts Significant Press Coverage

In the Fall 2012, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) commissioned High Road Strategies to conduct a study to evaluate the potential economic impacts of Department of Defense (DoD) goals to procure at least fifty percent of their fuels used their aviation and marine fleets by 2020. E2, a partner of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), is […]

Ohio Energy & Manufacturing Projects Come to Successful Close

In December 2011, two related projects on energy and Ohio’s economy, with a special focus on manufacturing, which High Road Strategies participated in, came to a successful end. In April 2010, Ohio University Voinovich School for Leadership and Public Affairs and The Ohio State University were awarded $500,000 through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act […]

Roll-Out of Green Production Skills Standards

On October 18, 2011, in Dayton, Ohio, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)—in collaboration with the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers–Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA), and the Working for America Institute, AFL-CIO—launched a new credentialing module—a “Green Production Module” (GPM)—dedicated to helping train and assess the nation’s front-line manufacturing workforce […]

High Road Strategies Goes to Malaysia

On September 19, 2011, High Road Strategies participated in a “Comprehensive National Development Planning Workshop Using Threshold 21 (T21) Model” in Putrajaya, Malaysia, at the invitation of the Washington, DC-based Millennium Institute (MI). Dr. Andrea M. Bassi, then MI’s Director for Project Development and Modeling, was a leading a project to apply MI’s Threshold 21 […]

Bloomberg Businessweek and Other Media Coverage

Following a successful presentation and webinar by High Road Strategies’ Joel Yudken on April 14, 2011, the report, Manufacturing Insecurity: America’s Manufacturing Crisis and the Erosion of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base, featured in the event, was cited in a Bloomsberg Businessweek article (May 5, 2011) on the declining availability of U.S.-made products for fulfilling […]