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  1. The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters
    The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters 5 Feb 2018

    The University of Bristol has announced that it has successfully divested a majority of its holdings in the most carbon intensive sectors.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. UN urges investors to accelerate climate action
    UN urges investors to accelerate climate action 2 Feb 2018

    "If you are not a climate-aware investor, then you are fundamentally not doing your job," said Brian Deese from investment firm BlackRock.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts
    Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts 1 Feb 2018

    A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. The UK’s green economy is now worth £42.6 billion
    The UK’s green economy is now worth £42.6 billion 1 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest survey into the size and performance of the low-carbon economy this week.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential
    Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential 31 Jan 2018

    Agriculture stands at a crossroads between its current contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and the number of mouths it needs to feed in the developing world.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. EU lays down roadmap for sustainable finance
    EU lays down roadmap for sustainable finance 31 Jan 2018

    A group of independent experts has delivered its awaited report into making finance greener, cleaner and more sustainable.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. PwC sets new emissions and renewables targets for 2022
    PwC sets new emissions and renewables targets for 2022 30 Jan 2018

    PwC UK has published a new report on the environmental progress it has made since 2007 while also setting new, more ambitious emissions targets for 2022.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Green bond market to grow by 30% in 2018
    Green bond market to grow by 30% in 2018 30 Jan 2018

    Fresh analysis from S&P released this week is predicting the market for green bonds to increase to $200 billion, a 30 percent increase over the past year.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. New sustainability index will facilitate sustainable investment in Europe
    New sustainability index will facilitate sustainable investment in Europe 26 Jan 2018

    Solactive, a leading German company in the indexing industry, has partnered with Deutsche Bank to launch the new Solactive Sustainability Index Europe- a tool designed to track the performance of environmentally and socially responsible European companies.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. EU connects the dots with €873 million clean energy investment
    EU connects the dots with €873 million clean energy investment 26 Jan 2018

    The EU has announced its plans to invest in 17 electricity and gas projects designed to further the union’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum

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