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  1. UK to establish new regulator to address gap in post-Brexit green governance
    UK to establish new regulator to address gap in post-Brexit green governance 3 Nov 2017

    Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Environment has revealed that the UK government is considering establishing a new regulator to make sure that the country’s environmental standards are still in place after the UK leaves the European Union.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Electric vehicle charging points in the US grow ten-fold since 2011
    Electric vehicle charging points in the US grow ten-fold since 2011 2 Nov 2017

    There are now over 50,000 charging points in the US, according to a report released this week by the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA) on the state of California’s EV charging industry.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation
    Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation 2 Nov 2017

    A new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights the “myriad” opportunities that exist for private companies and investors to get involved in climate finance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Sustainability will be at the heart of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race
    Sustainability will be at the heart of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race 2 Nov 2017

    The international Volvo Ocean Race has put sustainability and oceans health into its core values this year, and the Vestas 11th Hour Racing Team is leading the way across the participant teams.

    Europe,Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Scottish pub chain BrewDog launches ‘Make Earth Great Again’ beer
    Scottish pub chain BrewDog launches ‘Make Earth Great Again’ beer 1 Nov 2017

    Multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog has launched a limited edition beer with the name ‘Make Earth Great Again’ to challenge the US’s government’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. The US signs an agreement with Denmark to boost cooperation on offshore wind
    The US signs an agreement with Denmark to boost cooperation on offshore wind 1 Nov 2017

    In an unexpected turn of events, the US and Denmark have signed a new cooperation agreement to further the expansion of offshore wind in North America.

    Europe,North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. The French Federation of Table Tennis commits to sustainability
    The French Federation of Table Tennis commits to sustainability 1 Nov 2017

    The French Federation of Table Tennis (FFTT) has signed the “15 Eco-responsible commitments for sports events” charter prepared by the French Ministry of Sports and WWF France.

    Europe,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. Seven EU countries urged the European Commission for stricter vehicle carbon emissions standards
    Seven EU countries urged the European Commission for stricter vehicle carbon emissions standards 31 Oct 2017

    A group of EU countries comprising Austria, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Luxembourg, and Slovenia has written a letter to the European Commission asking for stricter limits on vehicle emissions standards, ahead of the induction of new standards next month.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. The University of Edinburgh moves £60 million into sustainability and low-carbon companies
    The University of Edinburgh moves £60 million into sustainability and low-carbon companies 31 Oct 2017

    The University of Edinburgh has announced it will shift £60 million of its investments into businesses that will directly benefit the environment, as part of its 2040 Climate Strategy.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Australian steelworks aims to unite renewable energy with heavy industry
    Australian steelworks aims to unite renewable energy with heavy industry 31 Oct 2017

    Whyalla Steelworks, a major steel and rail manufacturer based in South Australia, has announced the development of 1GW renewable energy projects to power its energy intensive operations, including solar, battery storage and pumped hydro.

    Oceania,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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