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  1. General Electric to open renewable energy technology hub in Southampton
    General Electric to open renewable energy technology hub in Southampton 12 Oct 2017

    Global energy giant General Electric is planning on opening a new research, design and development hub for renewable technology in Southampton.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. BNP Paribas pledges to stop financing the oil & gas industry
    BNP Paribas pledges to stop financing the oil & gas industry 11 Oct 2017

    The French banking giant, BNP Paribas, announced its new global financing policy stating that it will stop financing companies whose main activities are in the shale and tar sands oil industry, as part of its plan to accelerate its support of the energy transition and tackle climate change.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Scotland launched £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund
    Scotland launched £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund 10 Oct 2017

    The Scottish Government announced on Tuesday the establishment of a new £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund, to help future-proof the Scottish energy sector.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Johnson & Johnson introduces new sustainability tool for healthcare
    Johnson & Johnson introduces new sustainability tool for healthcare 2 Oct 2017

    Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies (JJMDC) launched a new sustainability capacity tool to address the environmental impact of health systems and reduce costs through incorporating sustainability practices.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018
    Johnson Matthey will invest £200 million in battery storage technology in 2018 27 Sep 2017

    The British multinational giant Johnson Matthey announced that it will make an initial investment of £200 million in 2018 in the wake of the anticipated rapid growth of the electric vehicle market in the years to come.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes
    EasyJet announced strategic partnership to develop electric planes 27 Sep 2017

    On Wednesday, the UK-based low cost air company announced that it partnered with Wright Electric planning to develop its first commercial electric plane within the next decade.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates in packaging
    New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates in packaging 26 Sep 2017

    A recently published research conducted by researchers from the Penn State University introduced a compostable and economical alternative to plastic laminates in packaging and other uses that is argued to significantly reduce pollution.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Survey revealed that 75 percent of Australians see home energy storage as the future
    Survey revealed that 75 percent of Australians see home energy storage as the future 25 Sep 2017

    A recently published survey, conducted by the public advocacy organisation Climate Council revealed that approximately three out of four Australians await that energy storage technologies for households coupled with solar panels will become ‘the new normal’ within the next ten years.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment in New York
    Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment in New York 22 Sep 2017

    On Tuesday 19 September, Climate Action, in official partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, held the second Sustainable Investment Forum 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square in New York during Climate Week NYC.

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awarded $20 million in environmental grants
    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awarded $20 million in environmental grants 21 Sep 2017

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced on Tuesday that it awarded its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants of $20 million to more than 100 organisations all over the world aimed, among others, to support wildfire and habitat conservation projects, to aid the defence of indigenous rights, and to back grassroots efforts at combating climate change.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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