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  1. New York Climate Week is setting the way to COP23
    New York Climate Week is setting the way to COP23 18 Sep 2017

    The annual major gathering of international climate leaders, the Climate Week NYC, is taking place between 18-24 September paving the way for this year’s COP23, taking place in November in Bonn, where world leaders will convene to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  2. Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers $10 billion per year
    Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers $10 billion per year 18 Sep 2017

    The Carbon Tracker Initiative published a new report about the profitability of coal power plants in the US, suggesting that phasing out of uneconomical coal power plants could not only save $10 billion per year by 2021 for consumers, but also boost the whole country’s competitiveness.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. US major corporations demonstrate commitment to clean energy despite President’s Trump policies
    US major corporations demonstrate commitment to clean energy despite President’s Trump policies 14 Sep 2017

    A survey that was conducted by the information and research platform Smart Energy Decisions in 94 major corporations and institutions suggests that the US President’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement hasn’t affected their commitment to the clean energy transition.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Nestlé, Olam and Coca-Cola are the top companies in water management and disclosure of water risks
    Nestlé, Olam and Coca-Cola are the top companies in water management and disclosure of water risks 14 Sep 2017

    Non-profit investor coalition Ceres published its second Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report where it assessed forty two companies from the food, beverage and packaging sectors for their water management performance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage
    UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage 14 Sep 2017

    The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced on Wednesday that Anesco, a UK-based renewable energy company, will be the first commercial solar farm to retain their Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy status even when the electricity generated is used to charge storage batteries.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. UK to give £3 million to local authorities for clean energy projects
    UK to give £3 million to local authorities for clean energy projects 13 Sep 2017

    According reports from the Guardian, during this fall, the UK Government will offer more than £3 million to support local authorities to set up clean energy initiatives.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Gigantic 3.24GW Tidal Lagoon Power in Cardiff secured grid connection
    Gigantic 3.24GW Tidal Lagoon Power in Cardiff secured grid connection 12 Sep 2017

    Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP), the power project developer of the mega tidal project announced on Monday that it received approval to connect the 3.24GW tidal project to the national grid, changing the renewable energy landscape both in the UK and worldwide.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Countries to increase financial contributions to the IPCC to cover for US’s halt of funding
    Countries to increase financial contributions to the IPCC to cover for US’s halt of funding 12 Sep 2017

    During the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting last week in Montreal, one of the pivotal issues under discussion was IPCC’s funding crisis after US announced the end of the US’s $2 million contribution, which accounted for 45 percent of the organizations funds for 2016.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Goldman Sachs purchases $300 million in loans for residential solar installations
    Goldman Sachs purchases $300 million in loans for residential solar installations 12 Sep 2017

    Goldman Sachs Bank announced a purchase commitment of $300 million from Mosaic, a leading American provider of affordable home solar financing solutions.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. UK awarded more than 3,3GW in renewable energy projects
    UK awarded more than 3,3GW in renewable energy projects 11 Sep 2017

    On Monday, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) announced the eleven winning projects of its second Contacts for Difference (CFD) allocation round, totalling more than 3,3GW of renewable energy projects.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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