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  1. Iceland supermarket to remove palm oil from its own products
    Iceland supermarket to remove palm oil from its own products 10 Apr 2018

    Frozen food chain Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to remove palm oil from its own branded products.

    Asia,Europe,Agriculture
  2. China has already hit its 2020 target to cut carbon emissions
    China has already hit its 2020 target to cut carbon emissions 27 Mar 2018

    China’s lead climate change official has told a forum in Shanghai that the country has met its targets to reduce the carbon intensity of the economy two years ahead of sched

    Asia,Carbon Reduction
  3. China is creating a low-carbon pilot city for the 2022 Winter Olympics
    China is creating a low-carbon pilot city for the 2022 Winter Olympics 27 Mar 2018

    The Chinese government has recently unveiled further plans to make Beijing one of the most sustainable Winter Olympics in history.

    Asia,Sport
  4. Ford partners with India’s Mahindra Group to build new electric vehicle
    Ford partners with India’s Mahindra Group to build new electric vehicle 23 Mar 2018

    The latest step towards the large-scale transition to electric vehicles was signalled this week.

    Asia,Transport
  5. Can golf courses in Asia meet the challenge of sustainability?
    Can golf courses in Asia meet the challenge of sustainability? 28 Feb 2018

    At a recent conference in Singapore, the golfing community met to discuss the looming issue of how to make their sport sustainable.

    Asia,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. First corporate sustainability bond in Asia will protect fragile forests
    First corporate sustainability bond in Asia will protect fragile forests 28 Feb 2018

    A new $95 million sustainability bond has been announced to help finance a natural rubber plantation in Indonesia.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Taiwan introduces plan to outlaw plastic waste by 2030
    Taiwan introduces plan to outlaw plastic waste by 2030 27 Feb 2018

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has recently announced proposals to get much tougher on plastic waste.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. “Only a matter of time” until renewables replace coal, says…Coal India
    “Only a matter of time” until renewables replace coal, says…Coal India 26 Feb 2018

    Coal India, the world’s largest coal producing company, has admitted that renewables could soon become the dominant energy supply in the country.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Could China become a leader in green finance?
    Could China become a leader in green finance? 23 Feb 2018

    Experts gathering in London have argued over whether China could dominate the green financing market in years to come.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018
    India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018 19 Feb 2018

    The global celebrations will be used to raise awareness of plastic waste and find ways to reduce single-use plastics.

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

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