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  1. Trade body urges UK government to back ‘lowest cost’ onshore wind
    Trade body urges UK government to back ‘lowest cost’ onshore wind 16 Jan 2018

    RenewableUK, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations, has urged the government to support the country’s onshore wind sector.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Peru creates massive new national park in the Amazon rainforest
    Peru creates massive new national park in the Amazon rainforest 16 Jan 2018

    The Peruvian government has announced plans to create a major national park in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest.

    South America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Adidas moves forward sustainability in fashion
    Adidas moves forward sustainability in fashion 16 Jan 2018

    Adidas, one of the global leaders in the sporting industry, has partnered with Fashion For Good – a global platform acting as a convener for change, to scale up sustainable innovation in the apparel industry.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change
    Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change 16 Jan 2018

    Germany has signed three agreements with Bangladesh to improve the country's infrastructure and resilience against the impacts of climate change.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Iceland becomes the first major retailer to phase out plastic packaging
    Iceland becomes the first major retailer to phase out plastic packaging 16 Jan 2018

    In a first-mover action, Iceland has announced its plans to replace plastic packaging from all its own-branded products by 2023, signalling a plastic-free future.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. L’Oréal named the most sustainable company in 2017
    L’Oréal named the most sustainable company in 2017 15 Jan 2018

    The US branch of the French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has been recognised as the top performing global company on sustainability in 2017.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Santander invests £28.5m in British battery storage
    Santander invests £28.5m in British battery storage 15 Jan 2018

    Spanish bank Santander has announced that it is investing £28.5m towards the construction of new battery storage projects in the UK.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. London breathes cleanest January air for 10 years
    London breathes cleanest January air for 10 years 15 Jan 2018

    In a symbolic victory, London has managed to maintain within its legal limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) air pollution during the initial two weeks of January.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan
    EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan 15 Jan 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has backed Turkey’s newly inaugurated National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEAP) which aims to reduce the country’s energy consumption by 14 percent by 2023.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. All renewable technologies set to be as cheap as fossil fuels by 2020
    All renewable technologies set to be as cheap as fossil fuels by 2020 15 Jan 2018

    A new report has concluded that all renewable technologies will be cost competitive worldwide within the next two to three years, and some are already beating fossil fuels on price.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum

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