Responsible management of today’s batteries and those yet to be imagined.

We are a coalition of companies, academics and NGOs with a mission to advance the responsible production, transport, sale, use, reuse, recycling and resource recovery of batteries and other energy storage devices.

Check out the ten “Green Principles” we developed with the University of Michigan for managing the full lifecycle of electric vehicle (EV) batteries to help guide environmentally responsible EV battery manufacturing, use and end-of-life management here!

We are a coalition of companies, academics and NGOs with a mission to advance the responsible production, transport, sale, use, reuse, recycling and resource recovery of batteries and other energy storage devices.

Check out the ten “Green Principles” we developed with the University of Michigan for managing the full lifecycle of electric vehicle (EV) batteries to help guide environmentally responsible EV battery manufacturing, use and end-of-life management here!

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Take the 2 million battery challenge!

The latest automotive industry research shows that 12% of consumers still have a dead or unusable vehicle battery at home and not in the closed recycling loop. In an effort to bring those remaining vehicle batteries that sit in forgotten corners of garages or in inoperative vehicles back into the recycling loop, the Responsible Battery Coalition has launched the 2 Million Battery Challenge.

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What is the Responsible Battery Coalition? What do we do? We're glad you asked.

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New University of Michigan Study: Electric Vehicle Fleets Could Lower Emissions, Costs

Research Finds that Optimizing EV Delivery Vehicles’ Charging Practices can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Over 25% WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC) today applauded the release of new research on improving electric delivery vehicle charging strategies from the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan’s…

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Steve Christensen

Steve Christensen Executive Director

John Kyte Director of Communications and Programs

Timothy J. Lafond, P.E.

Timothy Lafond, P.E. Technical Consultant

Mathy Stanislaus Technical Consultant

Leadership

We are governed by a Board of Directors representing battery makers, recyclers, original equipment manufacturers and large-scale users of energy storage devices. We are also informed by a Science Advisory Board and Executive Advisory Council on best practices and strategic counsel.

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