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  1. Engagement with smallholders needed to cut deforestation in Amazon
    Engagement with smallholders needed to cut deforestation in Amazon 22 Oct 2014

    SEI have identified improved engagement between Brazilian authorities and smallholder farmers as crucial to reducing illegal logging and improving conservation

    Carbon Reduction, Policy, South America
  2. Facebook, Google launch global sustainability platform
    Facebook, Google launch global sustainability platform 21 Oct 2014

    Collectively initiative emerged at last year’s World Economic Forum, where BT Group, Carlsberg, Marks & Spencer, the Coca-Cola Company, and Unilever discussed ways to inspire and promote a faster approach to sustainable living

    Worldwide, Technology & Innovation, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  3. UK insurance officials call on Osborne for £500m flood protection
    UK insurance officials call on Osborne for £500m flood protection 20 Oct 2014

    Leading insurers have called on Chancellor George Osborne to invest in flood protection for homes and infrastructure after severe damage was caused across the UK last winter

    Europe, Finance, Policy
  4. Greenpeace calls for control of corruption in global coal industries
    Greenpeace calls for control of corruption in global coal industries 20 Oct 2014

    Greenpeace has proposed ways to manage corruption in global coal industries after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) outlined the severity of the problem

    Worldwide, Smart Cities, Carbon Reduction
  5. SolarCity sells $200m in bonds to direct consumers
    SolarCity sells $200m in bonds to direct consumers 20 Oct 2014

    US solar installer announces sale on Wednesday in a move to target direct consumers

    North America, Finance, Technology & Innovation
  6. GCF meeting sees the fund move a step closer to capitalisation
    GCF meeting sees the fund move a step closer to capitalisation 20 Oct 2014

    Green Climate Fund concluded its eighth board meeting in Bridgetown, Barbados, on Saturday with the successful adoption of decisions that lay the basis for a strong capitalisation

    Worldwide, Finance
  7. China to use drones for air quality inspections
    China to use drones for air quality inspections 17 Oct 2014

    A new campaign in China will operate random checks on air quality to tackle carbon footprint of organisations with the assistance of drones in completing the process

    Asia, Technology & Innovation, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  8. Green app to help retailers save energy
    Green app to help retailers save energy 16 Oct 2014

    Green Retail App has been launched by Zero Waste Scotland and the tool will help shops and retailers improve energy efficiency and waste management, and reduce their water consumption

    Europe, Technology & Innovation
  9. Apple, BMW, and Google to use CDP Index to tackle climate change
    Apple, BMW, and Google to use CDP Index to tackle climate change 16 Oct 2014

    767 investors will use the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index in a bid to reduce their carbon emissions

    Worldwide, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  10. Örebro, Sweden commits to becoming fossil free city
    Örebro, Sweden commits to becoming fossil free city 15 Oct 2014

    Örebro is the first Swedish city to completely depart from investing in coal, gas and oil and will be the thirtieth local authority worldwide to follow this movement

    Europe, Sustainable Energy, Smart Cities

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