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  1. The UK to direct  foreign aid budget to fight plastic pollution in developing countries
    The UK to direct foreign aid budget to fight plastic pollution in developing countries 15 Dec 2017

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed its plans to use the UK’s foreign aid budget to fight the immense problem of plastic pollution in developing countries.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Barclays launches a new series of corporate green finance products
    Barclays launches a new series of corporate green finance products 14 Dec 2017

    The banking giant Barclays has launched a series of green investment products aimed at engaging not only its large corporate clients, but also small to medium-sized companies to pursue green investments.

    Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. National Australia Bank to stop financing new coal power plants
    National Australia Bank to stop financing new coal power plants 14 Dec 2017

    The National Australia Bank (NAB) is set to become the first major Australian bank to stop financing new thermal coal power plants, sending a strong signal to the Australian financial sector about the future of coal in the country.

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. EBRD partners with global city mayors to scale up green urban financing
    EBRD partners with global city mayors to scale up green urban financing 13 Dec 2017

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has partnered with city mayors from all over the world to mobilise more than $1.5 billion in urban investment to help combat climate change.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa
    BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa 13 Dec 2017

    The BNP Paribas Foundation has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the One Planet Fellowship programme aiming to deliver much-needed research on climate adaptation in Africa.

    Africa,Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. World Bank makes historic pledge to stop financing oil and gas exploration
    World Bank makes historic pledge to stop financing oil and gas exploration 13 Dec 2017

    The World Bank has announced that from 2019 it will stop financing upstream oil and gas operations, as part of a series of commitments to boost its climate contributions towards implementing the Paris Agreement.

    Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. European Commission announces €9 billion in climate aid for partner countries
    European Commission announces €9 billion in climate aid for partner countries 12 Dec 2017

    During the One Planet Summit, the European Commission announced a series of climate-smart investments for Africa and the EU Neighbourhood countries worth €9 billion.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations
    Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations 12 Dec 2017

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced new climate change policies to help vulnerable nations affected by climate change, declaring that it’s Britain’s duty to assist.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. France awards ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants to US climate scientists
    France awards ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants to US climate scientists 12 Dec 2017

    French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded long-term research grants to 18 research scientists so can they continue their research on climate change in France.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments
    Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments 11 Dec 2017

    More than 80 leading economists from 20 countries have signed a Declaration on Climate Finance urging for an immediate end to investment in new fossil fuel projects and a dramatic increase in renewable energy investment.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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