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  1. New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the U.S.
    New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the U.S. 21 Feb 2017

    Two leading food industry associations have partnered to help standardise food expiration labels and reduce food waste

    North America,Policy,Agriculture
  2. Fashion brand Mango unveils its new sustainable collection
    Fashion brand Mango unveils its new sustainable collection 16 Feb 2017

    Mango’s new 'Committed’ collection uses eco-friendly dyes, recycled polyester and organic and recycled cotton

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Levi’s jeans to make all its products from 100% recycled cotton
    Levi’s jeans to make all its products from 100% recycled cotton 15 Feb 2017

    The world’s oldest jeans brand has announced plans to become the first in the fashion industry to make all of its products from 100 per cent recycled cotton by 2025

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  4. Innovative laundry bag saves food chains from polluting microfibres
    Innovative laundry bag saves food chains from polluting microfibres 14 Feb 2017

    Two German inventors have invented a laundry bag to prevent shedding microfibers polluting oceans and disrupting food chains

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sports
  5. UN agency explores the use of wastewater for farming
    UN agency explores the use of wastewater for farming 26 Jan 2017

    Traditionally viewed as a problem to be disposed of, municipal liquid waste could now help to solve the issue of water scarcity

    Worldwide,Agriculture
  6. EU calls on members to halve food waste by 2030
    EU calls on members to halve food waste by 2030 25 Jan 2017

    The European Parliament's Environment Committee in Brussels voted in favour of new regulations urging European Union (EU) nations to reduce per capita food waste at the retail and consumer level by 30 per cent by 2025 and 50 per cent by 2030

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  7. Private finance for conservation sees rapid growth
    Private finance for conservation sees rapid growth 23 Jan 2017

    Between 2004 and 2015, the private sector channelled $8.2 billion into investments seeking environmental benefits – as well as financial returns –with the majority of investments taking place after 2013, according to new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  8. European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding”
    European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding” 16 Jan 2017

    The UK retailer Marks and Spencer has joined other supermarkets in Europe, including Dutch supplier Nature & More, in their efforts to reduce packaging by removing sticky labels on fruit and vegetables

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  9. Aruba targets 100% renewables by 2020
    Aruba targets 100% renewables by 2020 19 Dec 2016

    South Caribbean island, Aruba, has pledged to transition to 100 per cent renewable electricity within the next four years.

    South America,Antarctica,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  10. New EU energy plans
    New EU energy plans 1 Dec 2016

    On 30 November 2016, the European Commission announced plans to cut energy usage by 30 per cent by 2030 to meet Europe’s Paris Agreement commitments.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,COP 21

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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