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Our Innovation Stories

Innovation is at the core of Hitachi Environment Business Division – North America (EBD-NA). Our team works with partners, customers and all of Hitachi to turn informed ideas into next-generation businesses and business models. Our stories reflect our approach to Social Innovation and how we create solutions that generate new social, environmental and economic value.

From CEO Hicham Abdessamad

CEO Hicham Abdessamad explains in our featured video how Hitachi EBD-NA creates an ecosystem of partners, new business models, and technologies to solve complex problems in many fields, improving our customers’ businesses and raising the quality of life for people around the world.

Our Approach to Innovation

At Hitachi Environment Business Division – North America, incubation means providing the catalyst for new businesses that are addressing global challenges. We’re taking a new approach to “business as usual.” It all starts with a customer-centric innovation process, with a focus on creating new business growth opportunities for a better future.

Whether managing their own data centers or outsourcing to a third-party provider, businesses must now examine and recognize the benefits of a more sustainable data center, which can lead to improved business performance, reduced costs, greater resiliency, and better risk mitigation.

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Over five years, the $1.2 trillion U.S. infrastructure bill will invest $550 billion in energy, transportation, and tackling climate change, including funds for electric vehicles, bridges, roads, broadband, water, and energy systems.

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Learn more about the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) and how it is being implemented and the expectations of the market are not always equal in this new article by Sean Ackley.

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Our Solutions

Hitachi EBD-NA’s expertise helps customers embrace digital transformation and disruption. We bring our broad industry knowledge, incubation approach and ecosystem of strategic partners together to create holistic dgital solutions to address business problems across the value chain.

Electrification is making significant progress in commercial markets, particularly in the last mile of delivery. Learn more about the last-mile journey to electrification from our VP Dean Bushey.

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Social Innovation means addressing problems to make society happier, our environment cleaner, and our economies stronger. Learn more from our Chief Executive.

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Transitioning to electric vehicles provides an opportunity to build sustainable resilience into our communities for the future.

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It is imperative for companies to rethink their business and innovation strategies. Business incubation from within is a promising and proven strategy to remain relevant, improve efficiencies, and build competitive advantages.

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By Beverly Rider

Read our new article about the adoption of fully autonomous vehicles and how they can benefit society.

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Intelligent Fleet Decarbonization & Sustainability

Featuring CCO Ram Ramachander, our video describes the importance of decarbonization and how Hitachi EBD-NA is helping fleet owners transition to EVs with our Intelligent Fleet Decarbonization solution.

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Hitachi EBD-NA Press Releases

Read the latest press releases and articles about Hitachi Environment Business Division – North America.