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  1. Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone
    Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone 24 Nov 2017

    The latest Climate Bonds Initiative analysis has shown that green bond issuances in 2017 have reached the significant $100 billion benchmark.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck
    Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck 24 Nov 2017

    Renault Trucks and Groupe Delanchy have launched a new zero-emission and 100 percent electric experimental truck to be used to deliver fresh produce across Lyon.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection
    Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection 24 Nov 2017

    ClimateWise, a global network of 28 insurance industry organisations, has warned that this year’s natural disasters and extreme weather events have put 2017 on track to become the most expensive year on record for insurance claims.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Tesla on track to build the world’s largest battery in Australia in record time
    Tesla on track to build the world’s largest battery in Australia in record time 23 Nov 2017

    Tesla is about to complete the construction of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia and fulfil Elon Musk’s assurance to deliver the project within 100 days.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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