How investable are the Sustainable Development Goals?

5:21pm - 20 March 2018

Eric Usher, head of the UN Environment’s Finance Initiative, recently said that the SDGs have “come forward very quickly, faster than I would have thought”.

Worldwide, Finance

McDonald’s targets major reduction in carbon footprint by 2030

12:45pm - 20 March 2018

Multinational corporations are fast making the change to a zero-carbon future, and McDonald’s has decided to play a lead role in its adoption.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction

$1.4bn launch for world’s largest green bond fund

11:24am - 20 March 2018

The world’s largest green bond fund has been launched with the intention of greatly accelerating green finance in emerging markets.

Worldwide, Finance

Subsidy-free offshore wind farm to be built in the Netherlands

9:46am - 20 March 2018

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the right to build a major non-subsidised offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

NHL skating on thick ice with month-long sustainability drive

3:47pm - 19 March 2018

The National Hockey League (NHL) is building on its strong environmental reputation by dedicating an entire month to green initiatives.

North America, Sport

Beast from the East helps set new UK wind energy record

12:47pm - 19 March 2018

The UK’s recent bitter cold snap has had at least one redeeming feature: a bountiful supply of clean electricity.

Europe, Sustainable Energy
  Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif


Climate Action caught up with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif, on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the first Sustainable Investment Forum Europe.

  Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction

Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events


Paris plays host to global finance leaders at Sustainable Investment Forum Europe

Europe, Finance

On 13th March, Climate Action, in official partnership with the UN Environment’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), held the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe in Paris.


Major universities join forces to promote sustainable finance

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

A new global alliance has been launched today to help scale-up the green finance sector.


Over 100 global cities now powered by at least 70% renewables

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

New data has shown that 102 cities around the world are now sourcing at least 70 percent of their electricity from renewables.


Renault-Nissan aims to leapfrog competition on new battery technology

Worldwide, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is aiming to take the lead in new solid-state battery technology.


European Commission unveils new Action Plan on sustainable finance

Europe, Finance

The European Commission has produced its strategy to make sustainability a key component of the financial sector within Europe for years to come.


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