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  1. Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement
    Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement 15 Sep 2017

    Canada, China and the EU will co-host a meeting in Montreal on Saturday 16 September to discuss, for the first time, the course of the Paris Agreement implementation progress after the withdrawal of the US from the climate accord.

    North America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Nestlé, Olam and Coca-Cola are the top companies in water management and disclosure of water risks
    Nestlé, Olam and Coca-Cola are the top companies in water management and disclosure of water risks 14 Sep 2017

    Non-profit investor coalition Ceres published its second Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report where it assessed forty two companies from the food, beverage and packaging sectors for their water management performance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Countries to increase financial contributions to the IPCC to cover for US’s halt of funding
    Countries to increase financial contributions to the IPCC to cover for US’s halt of funding 12 Sep 2017

    During the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meeting last week in Montreal, one of the pivotal issues under discussion was IPCC’s funding crisis after US announced the end of the US’s $2 million contribution, which accounted for 45 percent of the organizations funds for 2016.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Millennials embrace the clean energy transition, pushing energy companies to adapt
    Millennials embrace the clean energy transition, pushing energy companies to adapt 8 Sep 2017

    A recent report from the consumer advocacy group Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) “Spotlight on Millennials” shed light to Generation’s Y consumption habits revealing that the Millennials are more keen on new clean energy technologies than older generations.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Chocolate giant Mars announced its $1 billion ‘Sustainability in a Generation’ climate change plan
    Chocolate giant Mars announced its $1 billion ‘Sustainability in a Generation’ climate change plan 7 Sep 2017

    Mars announced the roll out of a $1 billion investment to help cut greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 67% by 2050.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Renewables to produce 85% of global electricity needs by 2050
    Renewables to produce 85% of global electricity needs by 2050 6 Sep 2017

    On Monday, Dutch quality assurance and risk management company DVL GL published its Energy Transition Outlook 2017 report and predicted that by 2050, 85 per cent of global electricity needs and 44 percent of total energy needs will be met by renewables.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. The Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative partners with the Microinsurance Network
    The Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative partners with the Microinsurance Network 5 Sep 2017

    UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI), the largest collaboration between the United Nations and the insurance industry, announced its partnership with the Microinsurance Network, a global multi-stakeholder platform for the international microinsurance community of experts and institutions.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper
    BMW to build an all-electric version of the MINI Cooper 30 Aug 2017

    MINI’s parent company, BMW, confirmed that it will release a full-electric version of the iconic MINI Cooper by 2019.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022
    Volkswagen to bring back the iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle in 2022 24 Aug 2017

    After years of teasing the idea of bringing back the Microbus as an EV, and some months after it officially confirmed the endeavour, Volkswagen has confirmed that the electric Microbus will be released by 2022.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. New report outlines action for sustainable insurance
    New report outlines action for sustainable insurance 21 Aug 2017

    A new report has been released by the global network of insurance supervisors and regulators Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) to outline the necessary action to tackle sustainability challenges within the insurance sector.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Investment Forum

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