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  1. Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board
    Former UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres to co-lead Formula E’s advisory board 29 Nov 2017

    Formula E announced that its new Global Advisory board will be co-led by UN climate champion Christiana Figueres- one of the key figures who secured the landmark Paris Agreement.

    Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. New report calls for sustainable production models in the fashion industry
    New report calls for sustainable production models in the fashion industry 28 Nov 2017

    Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur have partnered to launch a revolutionary report which urgently calls for a new, shared vision for a circular fashion industry, in order to eliminate environmental externalities.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate 21 Nov 2017

    The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, USA has become the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum ‘LEED’ certification after incorporating impressive sustainability features into the venue’s design.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. Facebook to power its new data centre from 100% wind energy
    Facebook to power its new data centre from 100% wind energy 20 Nov 2017

    Facebook’s growing power needs have contributed to the development of a 320 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Nebraska. The company’s new data centre in the state led to the search for clean power sources, and demonstrates how big corporations can boost demand for renewable projects.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Sustainability trends shape IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook
    Sustainability trends shape IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook 20 Nov 2017

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its anticipated World Energy Outlook 2017 report drawing attention to large-scale shifts that form the global energy landscape, including the rapid deployment of clean energy technologies and the growing electrification of energy.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23
    Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23 17 Nov 2017

    During climate talks in Bonn, Canada and the UK along with the Marshall Islands have launched the “Powering Past Coal” alliance inviting governmental entities from around the world to phase out dirty coal power plants.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  7. Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030
    Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030 16 Nov 2017

    The multinational technology giant has announced its renewed commitment to climate change action and has committed to cut its operational carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030 in comparison to 2013 levels.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn
    The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn 16 Nov 2017

    On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  9. An increasing number of insurance companies divest from fossil fuels
    An increasing number of insurance companies divest from fossil fuels 15 Nov 2017

    According to a new report, approximately $20 billion of assets around the world have shifted away from coal operations due to concerns over climate risks.

    Europe,North America,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution
    UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution 14 Nov 2017

    During the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF), Climate Action partnered with international organisations to bring together city Mayors and regional governments to discuss ways to tackle air pollution.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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