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  1. Catholic Church to announce major fossil fuel divestment
    Catholic Church to announce major fossil fuel divestment 3 Oct 2017

    A group of about 40 Catholic institutions will announce tomorrow a record divestment from fossil fuels.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. DONG Energy becomes Ørsted as it abandons fossil fuels and focuses on renewable energy
    DONG Energy becomes Ørsted as it abandons fossil fuels and focuses on renewable energy 2 Oct 2017

    The Danish DONG Energy announced that it has fully abandoned power generation from oil and gas, and is changing its name to Ørsted to pledge its commitment to clean energy technologies.

  3. Johnson & Johnson introduces new sustainability tool for healthcare
    Johnson & Johnson introduces new sustainability tool for healthcare 2 Oct 2017

    Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) launched a new sustainability capacity tool to address the environmental impact of health systems and reduce costs through incorporating sustainability practices.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Morocco to invest €200 million in solar projects to serve agricultural growth
    Morocco to invest €200 million in solar projects to serve agricultural growth 2 Oct 2017

    Morocco is getting ready to launch a €200 million programme to spark investment in solar power projects in the agricultural sector by 2021.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. US to invest $15 million to solar desalination technologies
    US to invest $15 million to solar desalination technologies 29 Sep 2017

    The US Department of Energy announced on Wednesday that it would allocate new funding sources to develop solar desalination technologies that will enable the recovery of freshwater from otherwise unusable water resources, while reducing operational costs.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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