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  1. New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market
    New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market 1 Dec 2017

    South Korean energy and chemicals company SK Innovation has announced an investment of $770 million in an electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Hungary to meet the future demand of zero-emission vehicles in Europe.

    Asia,Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan
    Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan 30 Nov 2017

    Liverpool City Council has released a new strategy to cut emissions and tackle air pollution in the city, which includes the installation of EV charging stations and the creation of a ‘Clean Air Zone’.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UK retailers Co-op and Iceland back deposit return scheme for plastic bottles
    UK retailers Co-op and Iceland back deposit return scheme for plastic bottles 30 Nov 2017

    Supermarket chains Co-op and Iceland are the first UK retailers to support the government initiative to introduce a bottle Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) to boost plastic recycling rates and decrease ocean pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’
    Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’ 29 Nov 2017

    Members of the Nobel family, best known for the Nobel Prize series awards, are investing in a new venture capital fund focused on the support of sustainable technologies in London.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. 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
  6. UK Government backs clean growth in new Industrial Strategy plans
    UK Government backs clean growth in new Industrial Strategy plans 27 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the UK Government unveiled its Industrial Strategy, a new plan to boost the economy by embracing new technological opportunities and prioritising clean growth opportunities.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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