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  1. EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine
    EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine 4 Dec 2017

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will disburse €18 million to three partner banks to support more than 18,000 energy efficiency projects in Ukrainian households.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. 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
  3. Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone
    Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone 24 Nov 2017

    The latest Climate Bonds Initiative analysis has shown that green bond issuances in 2017 have reached the significant $100 billion benchmark.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection
    Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection 24 Nov 2017

    ClimateWise, a global network of 28 insurance industry organisations, has warned that this year’s natural disasters and extreme weather events have put 2017 on track to become the most expensive year on record for insurance claims.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Climate Action publication launched in Bonn
    Climate Action publication launched in Bonn 13 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Australian Queensland commits $150 million to renewable energy projects
    Australian Queensland commits $150 million to renewable energy projects 13 Nov 2017

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Sunday a new pledge of more than $150 million to expand renewable energy capacity in Queensland as part of the State’s commitment for renewables to provide 50 percent of its energy needs by 2030.

    Oceania,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Michael Bloomberg expands ‘war on coal’ campaign to Europe with $50 million donation
    Michael Bloomberg expands ‘war on coal’ campaign to Europe with $50 million donation 9 Nov 2017

    On Thursday, UN special envoy on climate change and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg announced a $50 million fund to extend the battle against coal to Europe.

    Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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