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  1. Apple, BMW, and Google to use CDP Index to tackle climate change
    Apple, BMW, and Google to use CDP Index to tackle climate change 16 Oct 2014

    767 investors will use the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index in a bid to reduce their carbon emissions

    Carbon Reduction, Policy, Worldwide
  2. Örebro, Sweden commits to becoming fossil free city
    Örebro, Sweden commits to becoming fossil free city 15 Oct 2014

    Örebro is the first Swedish city to completely depart from investing in coal, gas and oil and will be the thirtieth local authority worldwide to follow this movement

    Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Europe
  3. WRI and Johnson Controls project to boost energy efficiency in cities
    WRI and Johnson Controls project to boost energy efficiency in cities 15 Oct 2014

    The World Resources Institute, a leading research organisation, and Johnson Controls have announced a joint initiative to improve energy efficiency in cities around the world

    Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Worldwide
  4. Philippines Green City Project to attract Taiwan investment
    Philippines Green City Project to attract Taiwan investment 13 Oct 2014

    The Bases Conversion and Development Authority project is aiming to promote economic growth and sustainable development

    Smart Cities, Agriculture, Asia
  5. Google to test flying wind turbines in Hawaii
    Google to test flying wind turbines in Hawaii 13 Oct 2014

    Tech giant is looking to start a pilot project to test a flying wind turbine design that could revolutionise the wind energy sector

    North America, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  6. Lego to end Shell deal after Greenpeace anti-Artic drilling campaign
    Lego to end Shell deal after Greenpeace anti-Artic drilling campaign 9 Oct 2014

    Lego will end its partnership with Shell that dates back to the 1960s after coming under sustained pressure from Greenpeace to end the association

    Sustainable Energy, Policy, Arctic, North America, Europe
  7. WBCSD, UNGC, GRI alliance to boost Sustainable Development Goals
    WBCSD, UNGC, GRI alliance to boost Sustainable Development Goals 9 Oct 2014

    World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative have formed a partnership to mobilise the private sector and help achieve the SDGs

    Worldwide, Finance, Policy
  8. IDB loans to support wind energy projects in Peru
    IDB loans to support wind energy projects in Peru 9 Oct 2014

    Inter-American Development Bank has approved loans for Marcona and Tres Hermanas wind farm projects in Peru that will add of 132 MW to national grid

    Sustainable Energy, Finance, South America
  9. UNEP COP20 report to include ministers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru
    UNEP COP20 report to include ministers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru 8 Oct 2014

    The annual Climate Action report, supported by UNEP, will be launched at COP20 in Lima in December with ministers of environment, heads of key UN bodies and leaders of the world’s top NGO’s confirmed to participate

    Worldwide, Finance, Technology & Innovation, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Agriculture, Smart Cities, Transport, Carbon Reduction
  10. Energy-efficient LED inventors win Nobel prize
    Energy-efficient LED inventors win Nobel prize 8 Oct 2014

    An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for inventing an environmentally friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs

    Technology & Innovation, Worldwide

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