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  1. Evian will use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025
    Evian will use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025 23 Jan 2018

    Danone, Evian’s parent company, has announced that the famous mineral water from the Alps will only come in 100 percent recycled bottles in a few years, championing packaging circularity as a way of reducing plastic waste.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief
    “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible”, says UN chief 23 Jan 2018

    The head of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for sustainable, low-carbon practices to be built into the developing world’s growing livestock sector.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Nijmegen wins award for Europe’s greenest city
    Nijmegen wins award for Europe’s greenest city 23 Jan 2018

    The Dutch city of Nijmegen has been announced as this year’s winner of the European Green Capital award.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. London installs public water fountains to tackle plastic waste
    London installs public water fountains to tackle plastic waste 23 Jan 2018

    In a move aimed to reduce the use of plastic bottles and increase accessibility to tap water the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a new scheme to stimulate the deployment of public water fountains and bottle-refill stations across the city.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Nike goes 100% renewable in North America
    Nike goes 100% renewable in North America 23 Jan 2018

    Nike will be powering all of its North America-based operations with renewable energy sources after it signed a major agreement to procure large amounts of clean power from a giant wind farm in Texas.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport
  6. Nissan launches ‘all-in-one’ solar storage system
    Nissan launches ‘all-in-one’ solar storage system 23 Jan 2018

    Nissan has unveiled its new integrated home energy system, which allows users to combine the power from solar panels with an energy storage device.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Trump imposes 30% tariff on solar panels
    Trump imposes 30% tariff on solar panels 23 Jan 2018

    US President Donald Trump has introduced tariffs of up to 30 percent on solar panel imports into the country.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. California receives new funding to fight extreme weather
    California receives new funding to fight extreme weather 22 Jan 2018

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a US government agency, has announced $23.7m of new funding to support five conservation projects in California.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. First Volvo manufacturing plant goes carbon neutral
    First Volvo manufacturing plant goes carbon neutral 22 Jan 2018

    The Swedish car manufacturer, Volvo, has revealed that one of its engine factories has achieved the feat of going entirely carbon neutral.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Scotland launches new low-carbon infrastructure fund
    Scotland launches new low-carbon infrastructure fund 22 Jan 2018

    The devolved government in Scotland is today launching a £60m fund to attract low-carbon innovation and investment in the country.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Investment Forum

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