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  1. UK’s first food waste supermarket
    UK’s first food waste supermarket 23 Sep 2016

    The first food waste supermarket in the UK has opened next to Leeds, in Pudsey.

    Europe,Smart Cities
  2. A decade of massive growth for renewables
    A decade of massive growth for renewables 23 Sep 2016

    The World Energy Council (WEC) have released a report indicating that 30 per cent of the total capacity and 23 per cent of the total electricity generation of the world come from renewables

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  3. World’s first zero-emission hydrogen passenger train
    World’s first zero-emission hydrogen passenger train 22 Sep 2016

    French company Alstom unveiled a zero-emission train powered by hydrogen at the InnoTrans trade fair in Berlin last Tuesday.

    Europe,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Paris Agreement update: 60 countries have ratified
    Paris Agreement update: 60 countries have ratified 22 Sep 2016

    Yesterday, more than 20 countries officially ratified the Paris Agreement at the UN General Assembly ceremony

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  5. New renewable energy ‘Super Grid’
    New renewable energy ‘Super Grid’ 21 Sep 2016

    Entrepreneurs in China, Russia, Japan and South Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which sets out plans to create an Asian Renewable Energy Super Grid.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. PyeongChang 2018 received first Winter Games Sustainability Award
    PyeongChang 2018 received first Winter Games Sustainability Award 21 Sep 2016

    On 19 September, PyeongChang 2018 received the first ISO 20121 certifications for sustainable practices regarding the Winter Olympics

    Asia,Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  7. Apple helps its suppliers transition to clean energy
    Apple helps its suppliers transition to clean energy 21 Sep 2016

    Tech giant Apple, which currently powers 93 per cent of its operations using solar and wind energy, urges its suppliers to do the same

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Self-driving cars in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics
    Self-driving cars in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics 20 Sep 2016

    Japan’s capital, Tokyo, aims to introduce self-driving vehicles by 2020

    Asia,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  9. Highlights from the SInv Twittersphere
    Highlights from the SInv Twittersphere 20 Sep 2016

    Today, the Sustainable Investment Forum is held in New York as part of the Climate Week. Here is a selection of the best tweets about the event and sustainable finance:

    North America,Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Rachel Kyte urges investors to get on the right side of history at Sustainable Investment Forum
    Rachel Kyte urges investors to get on the right side of history at Sustainable Investment Forum 20 Sep 2016

    Climate Action’s Sustainable Investment Forum 2016 kicked off this morning in New York to a packed room of the investment community, with a powerful opening address from Special Representative of UN Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All, Rachel Kyte. Ms Kyte stressed that ‘very aspect of our lives must have a smaller energy footprint”

    North America,Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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