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  1. France dominates this year’s Food and Farming Sustainability Index
    France dominates this year’s Food and Farming Sustainability Index 5 Dec 2017

    France has topped the 2017edition of the Food Sustainability Index (FSI) exhibiting the best performance across food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture and nutritional challenges.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. 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
  3. Coca-Cola Europe launches new Sustainability Action Plan
    Coca-Cola Europe launches new Sustainability Action Plan 6 Nov 2017

    The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe has partnered with Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE) to jointly launch a new Sustainability Action Plan called “This is Forward”, which includes ambitious environmental, climate and social targets.

    Europe,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation
    Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation 2 Nov 2017

    A new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights the “myriad” opportunities that exist for private companies and investors to get involved in climate finance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. UN Environment launches $1 billion fund for sustainable farming
    UN Environment launches $1 billion fund for sustainable farming 18 Oct 2017

    UN Environment partnered with Dutch financial institution Rabobank to establish a $1 billion fund offering grants and loans to businesses interesting in investing in sustainable farming practices.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. More than 23 major brands and retailers pledge for 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2025
    More than 23 major brands and retailers pledge for 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2025 12 Oct 2017

    During the annual Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, 23 of the world’s most renowned clothing and textile companies, including Burberry, Adidas, Timberland, ASOS and Levi’s pledged to use 100 percent sustainable cotton by 2025.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Asda and Co-op retailers launched joint initiative to track sustainability in their supply chains
    Asda and Co-op retailers launched joint initiative to track sustainability in their supply chains 5 Oct 2017

    Asda and the Co-op will collaborate to align the sustainability data from their mutual suppliers to sparkle efficiency in the sustainability monitoring of their supply chains.

    Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Morocco to invest €200 million in solar projects to serve agricultural growth
    Morocco to invest €200 million in solar projects to serve agricultural growth 2 Oct 2017

    Morocco is getting ready to launch a €200 million programme to spark investment in solar power projects in the agricultural sector by 2021.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment in New York
    Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment in New York 22 Sep 2017

    On Tuesday 19 September, Climate Action, in official partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, held the second Sustainable Investment Forum 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square in New York during Climate Week NYC.

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awarded $20 million in environmental grants
    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awarded $20 million in environmental grants 21 Sep 2017

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced on Tuesday that it awarded its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants of $20 million to more than 100 organisations all over the world aimed, among others, to support wildfire and habitat conservation projects, to aid the defence of indigenous rights, and to back grassroots efforts at combating climate change.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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