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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric mobility technology by 2022
    Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric mobility technology by 2022 20 Nov 2017

    Last week, the Volkswagen board approved an investment of $40 billion in electric vehicles, autonomous driving and electric mobility technology.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Butterfly wings inspire scientists to boost performance of solar panels
    Butterfly wings inspire scientists to boost performance of solar panels 17 Nov 2017

    Scientists have discovered that the way butterfly wings absorb sunlight could offer engineering insights on how to improve the efficiency of thin-film photovoltaic modules.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels
    Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels 17 Nov 2017

    Norway’s $1 trillion fund is to consider divesting from oil and gas stocks to protect Norway’s economy from oil price risk.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23
    Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23 17 Nov 2017

    During climate talks in Bonn, Canada and the UK along with the Marshall Islands have launched the “Powering Past Coal” alliance inviting governmental entities from around the world to phase out dirty coal power plants.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  8. Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030
    Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030 16 Nov 2017

    The multinational technology giant has announced its renewed commitment to climate change action and has committed to cut its operational carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030 in comparison to 2013 levels.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn
    The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn 16 Nov 2017

    On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  10. The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030
    The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030 16 Nov 2017

    World Sailing has launched its sustainability agenda targeting a series of aspects across sailing including events, training, venues and facilities.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sport

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