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  1. Co-op plans to introduce a plastic-free tea bag
    Co-op plans to introduce a plastic-free tea bag 29 Jan 2018

    The British food retailer Co-op has announced that it is working on a ‘fully biodegradable paper tea bag’ to tackle the issue of plastic waste in its products.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. IKEA receives circular economy award
    IKEA receives circular economy award 29 Jan 2018

    During the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, IKEA was recognised for its efforts to incorporate circular principles across all the company’s operations in comparison to its multinational counterparts.

    Europe,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. £42 million funding for new battery storage centre
    £42 million funding for new battery storage centre 26 Jan 2018

    The Faraday Institution has received £42 million of funding from the UK Government to help develop cutting-edge research and development into energy storage.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. 5 countries driving the energy revolution
    5 countries driving the energy revolution 25 Jan 2018

    With the world going through the biggest energy transformation since the industrial revolution, there are well-known and hidden heroes leading the way during this paradigm shift.

    Africa,Asia,Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Coca-Cola launches ‘World Without Waste’ campaign
    Coca-Cola launches ‘World Without Waste’ campaign 24 Jan 2018

    Coca-Cola Company has pledged to collect and recycle the equivalent of 100 percent of its packaging worldwide, and manufacture its bottles using at least 50 percent recycled plastic by 2030.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. 11 leading companies pledge to recycle 100% packaging
    11 leading companies pledge to recycle 100% packaging 24 Jan 2018

    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, 11 companies have announced that they will work towards using 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025 or earlier

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Evian will use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025
    Evian will use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025 23 Jan 2018

    Danone, Evian’s parent company, has announced that the famous mineral water from the Alps will only come in 100 percent recycled bottles in a few years, championing packaging circularity as a way of reducing plastic waste.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Nissan launches ‘all-in-one’ solar storage system
    Nissan launches ‘all-in-one’ solar storage system 23 Jan 2018

    Nissan has unveiled its new integrated home energy system, which allows users to combine the power from solar panels with an energy storage device.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Scotland launches new low-carbon infrastructure fund
    Scotland launches new low-carbon infrastructure fund 22 Jan 2018

    The devolved government in Scotland is today launching a £60m fund to attract low-carbon innovation and investment in the country.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. 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

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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