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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens partner to deliver hybrid electric jets
    Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens partner to deliver hybrid electric jets 29 Nov 2017

    A new partnership between Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Siemens aims to commission a hybrid electric aircraft prototype by 2020, aspiring to demonstrate that a mix of conventional and electric engines is able to work.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. New report calls for sustainable production models in the fashion industry
    New report calls for sustainable production models in the fashion industry 28 Nov 2017

    Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur have partnered to launch a revolutionary report which urgently calls for a new, shared vision for a circular fashion industry, in order to eliminate environmental externalities.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging
    Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging 21 Nov 2017

    Finnish-start-up Sulapac has won the 2017 Green Alley Award, the first European award for start-ups dedicated to the promotion of the circular economy, by providing an alternative to plastic packaging for cosmetics.

    Europe,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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