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  1. Phoenix Open golf tournament thrives in sustainability efforts
    Phoenix Open golf tournament thrives in sustainability efforts 4 Dec 2017

    The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open has become the first golf tournament in the world to be recognised by the Scottish Golf Environmental Organisation for its impressive sustainability performance.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. London to increase public water fountains to reduce plastic pollution
    London to increase public water fountains to reduce plastic pollution 4 Dec 2017

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan has proposed the deployment of free water fountains and bottle refill stations across London to reduce consumption of single-use plastic bottles.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine
    EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine 4 Dec 2017

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will disburse €18 million to three partner banks to support more than 18,000 energy efficiency projects in Ukrainian households.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Australia in plans to export colossal amounts of wind and solar energy to Southeast Asia
    Australia in plans to export colossal amounts of wind and solar energy to Southeast Asia 1 Dec 2017

    An international consortium of energy companies has presented its plans to develop a 6 gigawatt (GW) solar and wind hybrid project in Western Australia, designed to export clean energy to Indonesia through subsea cables.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. BMW unveils new, greener i8 Roadster in Los Angeles
    BMW unveils new, greener i8 Roadster in Los Angeles 1 Dec 2017

    During the Los Angeles Auto Show BMW presented the first updated version of its iconic i8 hybrid sports car. It also launched the brand new i8 Coupe 2-seated version.

    Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market
    New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market 1 Dec 2017

    South Korean energy and chemicals company SK Innovation has announced an investment of $770 million in an electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Hungary to meet the future demand of zero-emission vehicles in Europe.

    Asia,Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets
    The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets 30 Nov 2017

    The European Union has voted to increase its binding targets on both energy efficiency and renewable energy, sending a signal to member states to scale-up clean energy policies.

    Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan
    Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan 30 Nov 2017

    Liverpool City Council has released a new strategy to cut emissions and tackle air pollution in the city, which includes the installation of EV charging stations and the creation of a ‘Clean Air Zone’.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. UK retailers Co-op and Iceland back deposit return scheme for plastic bottles
    UK retailers Co-op and Iceland back deposit return scheme for plastic bottles 30 Nov 2017

    Supermarket chains Co-op and Iceland are the first UK retailers to support the government initiative to introduce a bottle Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) to boost plastic recycling rates and decrease ocean pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’
    Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’ 29 Nov 2017

    Members of the Nobel family, best known for the Nobel Prize series awards, are investing in a new venture capital fund focused on the support of sustainable technologies in London.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

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