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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22
    Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22 22 Nov 2016

    COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

    Africa,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa
    Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa 1 Nov 2016

    A new initiative aims at mobilising US $30 billion to help the agriculture sector in African countries to adapt to climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,COP 22

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