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  1. Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment in New York
    Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment in New York 22 Sep 2017

    On Tuesday 19 September, Climate Action, in official partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, held the second Sustainable Investment Forum 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square in New York during Climate Week NYC.

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. UN Secretary General to help reshape the global financial system in order to deliver the SDGs
    UN Secretary General to help reshape the global financial system in order to deliver the SDGs 20 Sep 2017

    During a special event held at the UN Headquarters in New York in the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the UN Secretary General António Guterres underlined the role that the UN should play during the transformation of the global financial system, if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be met.

    North America,Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. US Governors pledge to work with the international community on climate change
    US Governors pledge to work with the international community on climate change 19 Sep 2017

    US Governors are reported to have a more visible than usual activity during this year’s United Nations General Assembly, taking place this week in New York City, aiming to persuade the international community that States will keep their commitment to the Paris goals.

    North America,Policy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  4. Has President Trump changed his mind on the Paris Agreement?
    Has President Trump changed his mind on the Paris Agreement? 19 Sep 2017

    During the past week, more and more media report that the US stance on the landmark climate agreement is softening, leaving wide room for interpretation that maybe the US is ready to re-negotiate its participation to the Agreement.

    North America,Policy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement
    Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement 15 Sep 2017

    Canada, China and the EU will co-host a meeting in Montreal on Saturday 16 September to discuss, for the first time, the course of the Paris Agreement implementation progress after the withdrawal of the US from the climate accord.

    North America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. 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
  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. Mercedes-Benz to reveal its first hydrogen-powered SUV
    Mercedes-Benz to reveal its first hydrogen-powered SUV 8 Sep 2017

    The Stuttgart-based automobile giant, Mercedes-Benz announced that it is about to unveil its first production-ready hydrogen car on 12 September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

    Europe,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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