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  1. Zara, ASOS and other fashion giants pledge to a circular fashion future
    Zara, ASOS and other fashion giants pledge to a circular fashion future 18 Jan 2018

    Leading fashion companies including Zara, ASOS, H&M and global luxury group Kering have pledged to foster circularity and boost sustainability in the fashion industry.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage
    How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage 17 Jan 2018

    The Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague, Netherlands is about to commission a vast battery plant tied to electric vehicle charging stations, showcasing the versatile business opportunities that battery storage offers whilst facilitating the energy transition.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. Santander invests £28.5m in British battery storage
    Santander invests £28.5m in British battery storage 15 Jan 2018

    Spanish bank Santander has announced that it is investing £28.5m towards the construction of new battery storage projects in the UK.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Dell and Nikki Reed turn gold from computers into jewellery
    Dell and Nikki Reed turn gold from computers into jewellery 10 Jan 2018

    Multinational computer company Dell has partnered with LA-based jewellery designer Nikki Reed to give gold recovered from old computer motherboards a second life supporting the sustainable design movement.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging
    A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging 9 Jan 2018

    Recognising that sustainability is one of the major challenges for brands and consumers, the Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising in London is launching a new exhibition exploring the latest innovations in sustainable packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. New battery storage projects spark to life in the UK
    New battery storage projects spark to life in the UK 9 Jan 2018

    Two battery storage sites have been unveiled in the UK, which represent the largest such projects to be connected to the electricity grid.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. The Vatican backs competition for climate change start-ups
    The Vatican backs competition for climate change start-ups 20 Dec 2017

    The Vatican has announced the first round of finalists of its competition calling for climate change focused start-ups from around the world to submit innovative ideas that contribute to the mitigation of global warming.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. 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
  9. Microsoft builds new sustainable campus in Silicon Valley
    Microsoft builds new sustainable campus in Silicon Valley 6 Dec 2017

    Microsoft has started construction on its new campus in Silicon Valley designed to achieve net-zero, non-potable water certification as a response to California’s water shortage.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Hyundai Electric to break the record for world’s largest battery
    Hyundai Electric to break the record for world’s largest battery 6 Dec 2017

    South Korea’s Hyundai Electric is set to build a 150 megawatt (MW) lithium ion battery, competing against Tesla’s recent achievement of building the largest battery in Australia within 100 days.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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