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  1. IBM develops new cheaper biodegradable plastics
    IBM develops new cheaper biodegradable plastics 12 Aug 2016

    Researchers from US multinational technology and consulting corporation International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) have announced that they found a way to create cheaper and biodegradable plastics

    North America,Tech. & Innovation
  2. Chile: a spotlight on sustainable investment
    Chile: a spotlight on sustainable investment 11 Aug 2016

    Investors have recently turned to Chile for its vast potential within the renewable energy market.

    South America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. ADB issues $1.3 bn in global green bonds
    ADB issues $1.3 bn in global green bonds 11 Aug 2016

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued its inaugural green bond, and has now gathered $1.3 billion in order to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of dual-tranche 3-year and 10-year green bonds

    Finance,COP 21,COP 22
  4. Energy storage innovation in Switzerland: a potential to compensate renewable energy fluctuations
    Energy storage innovation in Switzerland: a potential to compensate renewable energy fluctuations 10 Aug 2016

    For the first time, a pilot project called Alacaes is developing a new system that stores electricity in the form of compressed air in the Swiss Alps, with the support of the Swiss Energy Ministry

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  5. Sydney Opera House aims to be carbon neutral by 2023
    Sydney Opera House aims to be carbon neutral by 2023 10 Aug 2016

    The iconic Australian landmark has launched an updated sustainability strategy in an attempt to achieve carbon neutral status by 2023.

    Asia,Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Apple’s application to sell renewable electricity approved
    Apple’s application to sell renewable electricity approved 9 Aug 2016

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved Apple’s application to sell their surplus renewable electricity at market rates in the US.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste
    Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste 9 Aug 2016

    A waste picker programme has been launched for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a partnership between Brazilian waste pickers, Rio authorities and Coca-Cola

    South America,Worldwide,Smart Cities,Sports
  8. More electric vehicle charge points than petrol stations in UK by 2020
    More electric vehicle charge points than petrol stations in UK by 2020 8 Aug 2016

    According to auto giant and EV manufacturer Nissan, there will be more public electric vehicle (EV) charge points than petrol stations in the UK by August 2020

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. New York pledges 50% renewables by 2030
    New York pledges 50% renewables by 2030 8 Aug 2016

    The New York Department of Public Services (NYDPS) have proposed a plan to reach 50 per cent renewables by 2030

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. US Bank Stadium to achieve green building certification
    US Bank Stadium to achieve green building certification 8 Aug 2016

    The newly opened US Bank Stadium is on track to achieve green building LEED certification, according to Michele Kelm-Helgen, chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sports

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