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  1. IKEA receives circular economy award
    IKEA receives circular economy award 29 Jan 2018

    During the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, IKEA was recognised for its efforts to incorporate circular principles across all the company’s operations in comparison to its multinational counterparts.

    Europe,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. This year’s Super Bowl will be zero-waste
    This year’s Super Bowl will be zero-waste 26 Jan 2018

    The American National Football League (NFL) is pledging that Super Bowl LII will be a zero-waste event for yet another year, perpetuating its green legacy.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. Budweiser to put a label on all its beers brewed with renewable energy
    Budweiser to put a label on all its beers brewed with renewable energy 25 Jan 2018

    Budweiser will put a clean energy label on all its beers brewed in the US after it announced that its entire US-based brewing operations will be fuelled by wind energy.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Major baseball stadium in California goes solar
    Major baseball stadium in California goes solar 24 Jan 2018

    The Petco Park, home of the California-based baseball team San Diego Padres, has commissioned the construction of the largest solar installation in Major League Baseball setting an example for low-carbon sport.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Nike goes 100% renewable in North America
    Nike goes 100% renewable in North America 23 Jan 2018

    Nike will be powering all of its North America-based operations with renewable energy sources after it signed a major agreement to procure large amounts of clean power from a giant wind farm in Texas.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport
  6. Trump imposes 30% tariff on solar panels
    Trump imposes 30% tariff on solar panels 23 Jan 2018

    US President Donald Trump has introduced tariffs of up to 30 percent on solar panel imports into the country.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. California receives new funding to fight extreme weather
    California receives new funding to fight extreme weather 22 Jan 2018

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a US government agency, has announced $23.7m of new funding to support five conservation projects in California.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change
    Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change 17 Jan 2018

    Inspired by the recent move by New York, the city council of Los Angeles has announced its intentions to file a lawsuit against oil and gas companies over allegations that they have consciously contributed to climate change.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. L'Oréal named the most sustainable company in 2017
    L'Oréal named the most sustainable company in 2017 15 Jan 2018

    The US branch of the French cosmetics giant L'Oréal has been recognised as the top performing global company on sustainability in 2017.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Preparing for climate disasters can save $6 for every $1 spent
    Preparing for climate disasters can save $6 for every $1 spent 12 Jan 2018

    A new report from the US National Institute of Building Sciences has concluded that funding to mitigate against climate change can save huge amounts of money.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation 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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