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  1. Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas launches new sustainability initiative
    Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas launches new sustainability initiative 23 Nov 2017

    The Arrowhead Stadium, home venue of the Kansas City Chiefs football team, is set to become the first professional sports venue to sell pre-packed peanuts in compostable bags.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. United Center to offer free electric -vehicles charging stations to visitors
    United Center to offer free electric -vehicles charging stations to visitors 23 Nov 2017

    The home of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls has announced its plans to offer visitors free charging facilities as part of the centre’s mission to reduce its environmental impact.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. The UK commits £400 million in Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund
    The UK commits £400 million in Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund 22 Nov 2017

    The UK Government announced its Autumn Budget establishing a £400 million fund along with multiple measures to support zero-emission vehicles deployment.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game
    The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game 22 Nov 2017

    The California-based Sacramento Kings basketball team hosted its first “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s match with the Denver Nuggets. The evening was a celebration of sustainable and locally-grown agricultural practices.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. India to procure 10,000 electric vehicles for government institutions
    India to procure 10,000 electric vehicles for government institutions 22 Nov 2017

    India’s government department for energy efficiency has revealed that the country will issue a tender for the procurement of 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) to replace traditional diesel, petrol and gas-fuelled vehicles across government institutions.

    Asia,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. London buses to run on biofuels from coffee waste
    London buses to run on biofuels from coffee waste 21 Nov 2017

    Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is partnering with Bio-bean, a clean technology company which produces biofuels from coffee waste, to power some of its thousands of buses.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging
    Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging 21 Nov 2017

    Finnish-start-up Sulapac has won the 2017 Green Alley Award, the first European award for start-ups dedicated to the promotion of the circular economy, by providing an alternative to plastic packaging for cosmetics.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate 21 Nov 2017

    The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, USA has become the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum ‘LEED’ certification after incorporating impressive sustainability features into the venue’s design.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Facebook to power its new data centre from 100% wind energy
    Facebook to power its new data centre from 100% wind energy 20 Nov 2017

    Facebook’s growing power needs have contributed to the development of a 320 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Nebraska. The company’s new data centre in the state led to the search for clean power sources, and demonstrates how big corporations can boost demand for renewable projects.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Sustainability trends shape IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook
    Sustainability trends shape IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook 20 Nov 2017

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its anticipated World Energy Outlook 2017 report drawing attention to large-scale shifts that form the global energy landscape, including the rapid deployment of clean energy technologies and the growing electrification of energy.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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