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  1. Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck
    Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck 24 Nov 2017

    Renault Trucks and Groupe Delanchy have launched a new zero-emission and 100 percent electric experimental truck to be used to deliver fresh produce across Lyon.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. The UK commits £400 million in Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund
    The UK commits £400 million in Charging Investment Infrastructure Fund 22 Nov 2017

    The UK Government announced its Autumn Budget establishing a £400 million fund along with multiple measures to support zero-emission vehicles deployment.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. London buses to run on biofuels from coffee waste
    London buses to run on biofuels from coffee waste 21 Nov 2017

    Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is partnering with Bio-bean, a clean technology company which produces biofuels from coffee waste, to power some of its thousands of buses.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging
    Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging 21 Nov 2017

    Finnish-start-up Sulapac has won the 2017 Green Alley Award, the first European award for start-ups dedicated to the promotion of the circular economy, by providing an alternative to plastic packaging for cosmetics.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric mobility technology by 2022
    Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric mobility technology by 2022 20 Nov 2017

    Last week, the Volkswagen board approved an investment of $40 billion in electric vehicles, autonomous driving and electric mobility technology.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels
    Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels 17 Nov 2017

    Norway’s $1 trillion fund is to consider divesting from oil and gas stocks to protect Norway’s economy from oil price risk.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. 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
  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. Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action
    Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action 14 Nov 2017

    The visionary innovator who flew 40,000 km in a solar-fuelled plane urged companies to pursue revolutionary ideas as the only way to truly achieve a paradigm shift and fight climate change.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23

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