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  1. Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board
    Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board 29 Nov 2017

    Formula E announced that its new Global Advisory board will be co-led by UN climate champion Christiana Figueres- one of the key figures who secured the landmark Paris Agreement.

    Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens partner to deliver hybrid electric jets
    Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens partner to deliver hybrid electric jets 29 Nov 2017

    A new partnership between Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens aims to commission a hybrid electric aircraft prototype by 2020, aspiring to demonstrate that a mix of conventional and electric engines is able to work.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Solar capacity in developing nations more than doubled in 2016
    Solar capacity in developing nations more than doubled in 2016 28 Nov 2017

    According to the latest review from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), new solar capacity is growing at an unprecedented rate due to decreased costs and innovative applications that facilitate energy access for millions.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. New partnership to study how boardsports address sustainability
    New partnership to study how boardsports address sustainability 28 Nov 2017

    The international retailer, Surfdome, has partnered with the Plymouth Sustainability and Surfing Research Group (PSSRG) to provide a ‘reality check’ on how boardsports brands have incorporated sustainability into their core values.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. New report calls for sustainable production models in the fashion industry
    New report calls for sustainable production models in the fashion industry 28 Nov 2017

    Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur have partnered to launch a revolutionary report which urgently calls for a new, shared vision for a circular fashion industry, in order to eliminate environmental externalities.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant to be commissioned in Ethiopia
    Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant to be commissioned in Ethiopia 27 Nov 2017

    A new waste-to-energy plant is set to start operations in Ethiopia aiming to revolutionise waste management practices in the country.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. UK Government backs clean growth in new Industrial Strategy plans
    UK Government backs clean growth in new Industrial Strategy plans 27 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the UK Government unveiled its Industrial Strategy, a new plan to boost the economy by embracing new technological opportunities and prioritising clean growth opportunities.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. UK consumers pay twice the price for food due to hidden costs
    UK consumers pay twice the price for food due to hidden costs 27 Nov 2017

    The Sustainable Food Trust has published a new report, which finds that when UK consumers spend £1 on food, they bear the burden of another £1 in hidden costs, including environmental degradation and biodiversity loss.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. 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
  10. 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

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