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EBRD partners with global city mayors to scale up green urban financing

 
4:40pm - 13 December 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has partnered with city mayors from all over the world to mobilise more than $1.5 billion in urban investment to help combat climate change.

Europe, Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa

 
12:23pm - 13 December 2017

The BNP Paribas Foundation has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the One Planet Fellowship programme aiming to deliver much-needed research on climate adaptation in Africa.

Africa, Europe, Agriculture, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

World Bank makes historic pledge to stop financing oil and gas exploration

 
11:56am - 13 December 2017

The World Bank has announced that from 2019 it will stop financing upstream oil and gas operations, as part of a series of commitments to boost its climate contributions towards implementing the Paris Agreement.

Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Eva Halvarsson, Chief Executive Officer, AP2

Interview with Eva Halvarsson, Chief Executive Officer, AP2

Finance

Climate Action caught up with Eva Halvarsson, Chief Executive Officer, Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2), on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the first Sustainable Investment Forum Europe.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

PRESS RELEASE – 6 November 2017, London, UK – Last September, UK-based Climate Action announced, at its second Sustainable Investment Forum USA, the launch of a European Forum, which will also be focusing on climate finance.

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Over 200 nations sign declaration on clean air and plastic pollution

Africa, Worldwide, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

During the recent UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 countries pledged to eradicate pollution on the planet, committing their countries to honour efforts to prevent, mitigate and manage the dangerous levels of pollution affecting the ecosystem and the health of billions of people around the world.

 

Germany is the world’s leading nation for recycling

Europe, Worldwide, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

According to new research, Germany is the leading nation for recycling in the world, followed closely by Wales and Singapore.

 

France and Sweden collaborate on green finance to boost transition to the low-carbon economy

Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

French and Swedish finance ministers will strengthen their collaboration on green and sustainable finance to help lead the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient global economy.

 

Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions

North America, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch, best known for its beer brand Budweiser, has placed an order of 40 Tesla Semi Trucks to further its mission to reduce operational carbon footprint by 30 percent by 2025.

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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