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  1. Schroders launched Climate Progress Dashboard to mitigate climate risks
    Schroders launched Climate Progress Dashboard to mitigate climate risks 31 Jul 2017

    Global asset manager Schroders has launched its own Climate Progress Dashboard designed to provide investors insights related to global progress towards achieving the 2°C global warming limit and towards the overall progress of the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  2. South Miami makes solar PV panels mandatory for new houses
    South Miami makes solar PV panels mandatory for new houses 27 Jul 2017

    A new law requiring all new homes built in the city to have solar panels, making South Miami the first city outside California to support such an initiative.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  3. Egypt closer to build the world’s largest PV Park after World Bank approves $660m for 500MW of solar
    Egypt closer to build the world’s largest PV Park after World Bank approves $660m for 500MW of solar 26 Jul 2017

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has unanimously approved investments worth $660m for a total 500MW of solar projects to be located on Benban solar complex in Egypt.

    Middle East,Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040
    UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040 26 Jul 2017

    The government is set to announce the ban of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 onwards as part of the Clean Air Strategy.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Scotland breaks new record as wind energy provides equivalent 118% of its electricity needs
    Scotland breaks new record as wind energy provides equivalent 118% of its electricity needs 24 Jul 2017

    In June, wind turbines produced 1,039,001MWh, which could meet Scotland’s energy needs for 6 consecutive days.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. China to refuse foreign waste in a bid for cleaner air
    China to refuse foreign waste in a bid for cleaner air 20 Jul 2017

    China continues to demonstrate its growing commitment to sustainability. On July 18th, the Asian nation announced to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it would no longer be importing foreign garbage shipments.

    Asia,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. 35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions
    35 Australian local governments pledge to reduce emissions 19 Jul 2017

    Thirty-five Australian local councils have now committed to develop green and climate-resilient communities, switching to renewables and building green transport infrastructure

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Private and public sectors mobilise for scaling up green finance reports UN
    Private and public sectors mobilise for scaling up green finance reports UN 18 Jul 2017

    UN Environment published a new report – the “Green Finance Progress Report” – showing the development of new financial products and encouraging policies to bridge the funding gap in sustainable investment.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan
    Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan 13 Jul 2017

    Governor of California Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday the launch of the America’s Pledge, which will allow US states, cities and businesses to stay aligned with the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  10. G20 Summit leaders reaffirm their commitment to climate change targets
    G20 Summit leaders reaffirm their commitment to climate change targets 11 Jul 2017

    Last Saturday, leaders from around the world agreed to continue to move forward on Paris Agreement climate targets despite the US pulling out of the Agreement.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

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