Share

CLIMATE ACTION PROGRAMME

News Archive

  1. Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions
    Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions 8 Dec 2017

    Mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch, best known for its beer brand Budweiser, has placed an order of 40 Tesla Semi Trucks to further its mission to reduce operational carbon footprint by 30 percent by 2025.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit
    Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit 7 Dec 2017

    During the launch of the first-ever North American Climate Summit, former President Barack Obama endorsed America’s Pledge and the newly launched Chicago Climate Charter praising bottom up climate action as the new face of American leadership on climate change.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Microsoft builds new sustainable campus in Silicon Valley
    Microsoft builds new sustainable campus in Silicon Valley 6 Dec 2017

    Microsoft has started construction on its new campus in Silicon Valley designed to achieve net-zero, non-potable water certification as a response to California’s water shortage.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. US Government disbands panel on climate resilience in cities
    US Government disbands panel on climate resilience in cities 6 Dec 2017

    On Monday, it was announced that the panel responsible for advising cities and communities on climate resilience and adaptation in the US will be disbanded.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. New York dedicates $3.5 million on research to accelerate the use of electric vehicles
    New York dedicates $3.5 million on research to accelerate the use of electric vehicles 5 Dec 2017

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a $3.5 million investment for innovative research and development proposals to scale-up the deployment of electric vehicles and minimise barriers to this technology.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Phoenix Open golf tournament thrives in sustainability efforts
    Phoenix Open golf tournament thrives in sustainability efforts 4 Dec 2017

    The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open has become the first golf tournament in the world to be recognised by the Scottish Golf Environmental Organisation for its impressive sustainability performance.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  7. Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas launches new sustainability initiative
    Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas launches new sustainability initiative 23 Nov 2017

    The Arrowhead Stadium, home venue of the Kansas City Chiefs football team, is set to become the first professional sports venue to sell pre-packed peanuts in compostable bags.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. United Center to offer free electric -vehicles charging stations to visitors
    United Center to offer free electric -vehicles charging stations to visitors 23 Nov 2017

    The home of the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls has announced its plans to offer visitors free charging facilities as part of the centre’s mission to reduce its environmental impact.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game
    The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game 22 Nov 2017

    The California-based Sacramento Kings basketball team hosted its first “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s match with the Denver Nuggets. The evening was a celebration of sustainable and locally-grown agricultural practices.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium receives the first Platinum LEED sustainability certificate 21 Nov 2017

    The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, USA has become the first professional sports stadium to receive a platinum ‘LEED’ certification after incorporating impressive sustainability features into the venue’s design.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

NEWSLETTER

TWITTER