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  1. Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change
    Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change 16 Jan 2018

    Germany has signed three agreements with Bangladesh to improve the country's infrastructure and resilience against the impacts of climate change.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan
    EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan 15 Jan 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has backed Turkey’s newly inaugurated National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEAP) which aims to reduce the country’s energy consumption by 14 percent by 2023.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. All renewable technologies set to be as cheap as fossil fuels by 2020
    All renewable technologies set to be as cheap as fossil fuels by 2020 15 Jan 2018

    A new report has concluded that all renewable technologies will be cost competitive worldwide within the next two to three years, and some are already beating fossil fuels on price.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models
    Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models 15 Jan 2018

    Chairman Bill Ford has announced that the multinational automaker is greatly scaling up investment in the next generation automobiles aiming to add 40 hybrid and all-electric models to its line-up by 2022.

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru
    European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru 12 Jan 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will provide $150m towards new renewable energy projects in Peru.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change
    New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change 11 Jan 2018

    New York has announced unprecedented plans to divest the city’s pension funds from fossil fuels within the next five years.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Global market for wind power now worth $50bn
    Global market for wind power now worth $50bn 8 Jan 2018

    A new report is anticipating strong growth in the global market for wind turbines, highlighting the ongoing rapid transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy
    New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy 5 Jan 2018

    A group of investors has approved new investments to support remote African communities gain access to renewable energy.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Major onshore wind farm in Ontario wins financial backing
    Major onshore wind farm in Ontario wins financial backing 3 Jan 2018

    The developers behind a significant 300 megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Canadian province of Ontario have completed $1 billion of financing to help build the project.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. New York Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels
    New York Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels 21 Dec 2017

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called the New York State Common Retirement Fund to halt investments in fossil fuels and set up a ‘decarbonisation’ strategy to secure future pensions from financial climate risks.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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