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  1. Seattle Seahawks celebrates sustainability at CenturyLink Field
    Seattle Seahawks celebrates sustainability at CenturyLink Field 27 Oct 2017

    The Seattle Seahawks has created a special initiative to celebrate the ongoing sustainability efforts at their home stadium CenturyLink Field, by serving fans 6,000 pounds of locally sourced cut potatoes.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,Sport
  2. BMW Group, Siemens and DHL among CDP’s A-list on corporate climate action
    BMW Group, Siemens and DHL among CDP’s A-list on corporate climate action 26 Oct 2017

    The CDP has published its A-list report for 2017, highlighting companies that lead in environmental performance, such as climate change action, water and forest management.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. France puts ‘climate veto’ on EU-Canada trade deal
    France puts ‘climate veto’ on EU-Canada trade deal 26 Oct 2017

    France announced today that it will only ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada as long as it makes sure that the trade deal will not affect policies and regulations addressing climate change.

    Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. US Ski & Snowboard commits to sustainability and climate action
    US Ski & Snowboard commits to sustainability and climate action 26 Oct 2017

    US Ski & Snowboard, a national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has issued an official statement pledging its commitment to sustainability and addressing climate change through adopting a series of guiding principles to preserve winter sports.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Dubai Green Fund raised $650 million for investment in sustainability projects
    Dubai Green Fund raised $650 million for investment in sustainability projects 25 Oct 2017

    During the opening keynote at the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) taking place in Dubai, Dubai’s Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced that through its Dubai Green Fund, it has already secured more than $650 million for green projects.

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. IKEA launches a mattress recycling programme
    IKEA launches a mattress recycling programme 25 Oct 2017

    IKEA has launched a national mattress recycling programme in the US, as part of its People and Planet Positive Sustainability strategy, aiming to reduce landfill waste and give more value to natural resources used as raw materials.

    North America,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Indigenous people are more involved in community renewable energy projects than ever
    Indigenous people are more involved in community renewable energy projects than ever 25 Oct 2017

    Lumos Energy, a Canadian clean energy advisor to indigenous communities released a new report where it found that clean energy projects with participation from indigenous communities have steeply increased during the past 10 years.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. New federal report implores the US Government to act on climate risks
    New federal report implores the US Government to act on climate risks 24 Oct 2017

    A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), US Congress’s auditing arm, warns the Trump administration to incorporate climate risks into its policies and formulate a response to climate change threats.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Nicaragua signs the Paris Agreement while UN urges the world to upscale climate policies
    Nicaragua signs the Paris Agreement while UN urges the world to upscale climate policies 24 Oct 2017

    A month after Nicaragua announced its intention to join the Paris Agreement, the country officially committed to the landmark climate accord, - one day after UNFCCC published a new report urging policymakers to upscale existing and new climate policies in order for the Paris goals to be met.

    Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  10. London activates the £10 Emissions Surcharge fee for old petrol and diesel vehicles
    London activates the £10 Emissions Surcharge fee for old petrol and diesel vehicles 24 Oct 2017

    As of Monday, old petrol and diesel vehicles that want to drive in central London will have to meet minimum emission standards or they will have to pay an extra daily charge of £10, in addition to the £11.5 Congestion Charge which was introduced in 2013.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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