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  1. Solar job vacancies increase by 11 times the UK average
    Solar job vacancies increase by 11 times the UK average 29 Sep 2017

    JobLift, a meta search job seeking engine, realised an analysis of the green jobs market in the UK and the renewable energy sub-sectors over the past twelve months, and although it noted a slow but stable increase of 1 percent in green job vacancies, it detected some interesting facts about the sector overall.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Tiffany & Co on the path to net-zero carbon footprint by 2050
    Tiffany & Co on the path to net-zero carbon footprint by 2050 29 Sep 2017

    Tiffany & Co announced on Thursday that it will purchase renewable energy credits equivalent to 100% of its US electricity use in 2017, as part of its commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions globally by 2050.

    Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. EU launches first tool to link building sustainability performance with circular economy
    EU launches first tool to link building sustainability performance with circular economy 28 Sep 2017

    On Thursday, the European Commission launched the pilot phase of a new EU-wide framework for sustainable buildings called ‘Level(s), an assessment framework aiming to transform the building sector.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Wales announced that 70 percent of its electricity will come from renewables by 2030
    Wales announced that 70 percent of its electricity will come from renewables by 2030 28 Sep 2017

    On Wednesday, Wales announced its new energy generation targets pledging that within thirteen years, 70 percent of its electricity needs will be satisfied from renewable energy sources.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Global carbon emissions remained flat once again in 2016
    Global carbon emissions remained flat once again in 2016 28 Sep 2017

    The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (NEAA) published its new report on global greenhouse gas emissions on Thursday, stating that global emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere were stalled in 2016, achieving three-years –in row stability.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. New report sets the pathway for business sustainability
    New report sets the pathway for business sustainability 27 Sep 2017

    Global asset management company UBS recently published a white paper called ‘Business with impact’, suggesting corporations ways to incorporate sustainability targets to generate both financial and social returns.

    Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018
    Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018 27 Sep 2017

    The British multinational giant Johnson Matthey announced that it will make an initial investment of £200 million in 2018 in the wake of the anticipated rapid growth of the electric vehicle market in the years to come.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes
    EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes 27 Sep 2017

    On Wednesday, the UK-based low cost air company announced that it partnered with Wright Electric planning to develop its first commercial electric plane within the next decade.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates in packaging
    New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates in packaging 26 Sep 2017

    A recently published research conducted by researchers from the Penn State University introduced a compostable and economical alternative to plastic laminates in packaging and other uses that is argued to significantly reduce pollution.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Green bonds are expected to reach more than $130 billion in 2017
    Green bonds are expected to reach more than $130 billion in 2017 26 Sep 2017

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance published its most recent analysis and revealed that green bonds issuance is set to reach $134.9 billion by the end of 2017, a new record so far.

    Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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