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  1. BMW unveils new, greener i8 Roadster in Los Angeles
    BMW unveils new, greener i8 Roadster in Los Angeles 1 Dec 2017

    During the Los Angeles Auto Show BMW presented the first updated version of its iconic i8 hybrid sports car. It also launched the brand new i8 Coupe 2-seated version.

    Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market
    New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market 1 Dec 2017

    South Korean energy and chemicals company SK Innovation has announced an investment of $770 million in an electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Hungary to meet the future demand of zero-emission vehicles in Europe.

    Asia,Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets
    The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets 30 Nov 2017

    The European Union has voted to increase its binding targets on both energy efficiency and renewable energy, sending a signal to member states to scale-up clean energy policies.

    Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan
    Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan 30 Nov 2017

    Liverpool City Council has released a new strategy to cut emissions and tackle air pollution in the city, which includes the installation of EV charging stations and the creation of a ‘Clean Air Zone’.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. UK retailers Co-op and Iceland back deposit return scheme for plastic bottles
    UK retailers Co-op and Iceland back deposit return scheme for plastic bottles 30 Nov 2017

    Supermarket chains Co-op and Iceland are the first UK retailers to support the government initiative to introduce a bottle Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) to boost plastic recycling rates and decrease ocean pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’
    Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’ 29 Nov 2017

    Members of the Nobel family, best known for the Nobel Prize series awards, are investing in a new venture capital fund focused on the support of sustainable technologies in London.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board
    Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board 29 Nov 2017

    Formula E announced that its new Global Advisory board will be co-led by UN climate champion Christiana Figueres- one of the key figures who secured the landmark Paris Agreement.

    Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens partner to deliver hybrid electric jets
    Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens partner to deliver hybrid electric jets 29 Nov 2017

    A new partnership between Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens aims to commission a hybrid electric aircraft prototype by 2020, aspiring to demonstrate that a mix of conventional and electric engines is able to work.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Solar capacity in developing nations more than doubled in 2016
    Solar capacity in developing nations more than doubled in 2016 28 Nov 2017

    According to the latest review from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), new solar capacity is growing at an unprecedented rate due to decreased costs and innovative applications that facilitate energy access for millions.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. New partnership to study how boardsports address sustainability
    New partnership to study how boardsports address sustainability 28 Nov 2017

    The international retailer, Surfdome, has partnered with the Plymouth Sustainability and Surfing Research Group (PSSRG) to provide a ‘reality check’ on how boardsports brands have incorporated sustainability into their core values.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

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