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  1. Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles
    Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles 22 Feb 2018

    The Seychelles has announced it has established vast new marine protected areas in the size of Great Britain.

    Africa,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. IKEA offers UK customers 100% renewable energy tariff
    IKEA offers UK customers 100% renewable energy tariff 21 Feb 2018

    IKEA has decided to enter the energy market and is claiming it can save people £300 on their energy bill.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping
    New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping 20 Feb 2018

    The Dutch bank ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced a serious boost towards greening the shipping industry.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant
    Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant 20 Feb 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently approved a loan that will help a Swedish company build an innovative battery factory.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year
    Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year 19 Feb 2018

    Singapore has announced plans to introduce a new carbon tax from 2019.

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance
    Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance 16 Feb 2018

    Scandinavia has long been known for its progressive tendencies, and this is particularly true when it comes to recognising climate change’s threats and opportunities.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement
    AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement 9 Feb 2018

    AT&T has agreed to purchase 520 megawatts of renewable energy, in what is being signalled as one of the largest corporate agreements to date.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. The University of Edinburgh divests from fossil fuels
    The University of Edinburgh divests from fossil fuels 6 Feb 2018

    The University of Edinburgh has announced it will phase out investment in fossil fuels within 3 years making it the largest UK university endowment fund to abandon the fossil fuels industry.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters
    The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters 5 Feb 2018

    The University of Bristol has announced that it has successfully divested a majority of its holdings in the most carbon intensive sectors.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. UN urges investors to accelerate climate action
    UN urges investors to accelerate climate action 2 Feb 2018

    "If you are not a climate-aware investor, then you are fundamentally not doing your job," said Brian Deese from investment firm BlackRock.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum

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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