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  1. France and Sweden collaborate on green finance to boost transition to the low-carbon economy
    France and Sweden collaborate on green finance to boost transition to the low-carbon economy 8 Dec 2017

    French and Swedish finance ministers will strengthen their collaboration on green and sustainable finance to help lead the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient global economy.

    Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. 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
  3. EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine
    EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine 4 Dec 2017

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will disburse €18 million to three partner banks to support more than 18,000 energy efficiency projects in Ukrainian households.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’
    Nobel family members establish the ‘Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund’ 29 Nov 2017

    Members of the Nobel family, best known for the Nobel Prize series awards, are investing in a new venture capital fund focused on the support of sustainable technologies in London.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone
    Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone 24 Nov 2017

    The latest Climate Bonds Initiative analysis has shown that green bond issuances in 2017 have reached the significant $100 billion benchmark.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection
    Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection 24 Nov 2017

    ClimateWise, a global network of 28 insurance industry organisations, has warned that this year’s natural disasters and extreme weather events have put 2017 on track to become the most expensive year on record for insurance claims.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric mobility technology by 2022
    Volkswagen to invest $40 billion in electric mobility technology by 2022 20 Nov 2017

    Last week, the Volkswagen board approved an investment of $40 billion in electric vehicles, autonomous driving and electric mobility technology.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels
    Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels 17 Nov 2017

    Norway’s $1 trillion fund is to consider divesting from oil and gas stocks to protect Norway’s economy from oil price risk.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. An increasing number of insurance companies divest from fossil fuels
    An increasing number of insurance companies divest from fossil fuels 15 Nov 2017

    According to a new report, approximately $20 billion of assets around the world have shifted away from coal operations due to concerns over climate risks.

    Europe,North America,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Climate Action publication launched in Bonn
    Climate Action publication launched in Bonn 13 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

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