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  1. Poseidon brings value to nature through carbon blockchain technology
    Poseidon brings value to nature through carbon blockchain technology 19 Sep 2017

    London and New York, 19 September 2017- Today, Laszlo Giricz announced the launch of a partnership to create a carbon currency that will revolutionise the way we value nature, using blockchain technology to access the carbon market.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  2. CDP, Citi, Royal DSM, Länsförsäkringar and Comptroller DiNapoli to discuss sustainable investment
    CDP, Citi, Royal DSM, Länsförsäkringar and Comptroller DiNapoli to discuss sustainable investment 12 Sep 2017

    Climate Action, in a joint effort with UNEP Finance Initiative and CDP, announced today the high-level panel discussion that will close the Sustainable Investment Forum 2017.

    Finance
  3. Winner of SInv17 Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition announced today
    Winner of SInv17 Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition announced today 7 Sep 2017

    Climate Action is honoured to announce today the winner of the SInv17 Innovative Climate Finance Tool competition is Climetrics, the world's first climate impact rating for investment funds, developed by CDP.

    Worldwide,Finance
  4. Finalists announced for the Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition
    Finalists announced for the Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition 7 Aug 2017

    Last June, Climate Action opened submissions for the new Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition, which aims at encouraging the development of new financial tools to facilitate sustainable investment.

  5. Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic
    Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic 28 Jun 2017

    Entries open today for the world’s first student competition to find the next generation of solutions to the global problem of marine litter. Organized by UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  6. Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum
    Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum 20 Jun 2017

    Aclima, the San Francisco-based company delivering environmental intelligence through sensor networks to improve human and planetary health, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,COP 23
  7. World Environment Day Webinar -  Solving the Air Pollution Crisis for Human and Planetary Health
    World Environment Day Webinar -  Solving the Air Pollution Crisis for Human and Planetary Health 14 Jun 2017

    With an estimated 92% of the global population now breathing unhealthy air, The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified air pollution as the single greatest global health risk today

    Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement
    G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement 12 Jun 2017

    The G7 today joined the G20, other countries and markets in throwing its weight behind a growing movement to turn the power of the global financial system to sustainable development

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  9. Costa Rica expands protected seas and fosters efforts to fight marine pollution on World Oceans Day
    Costa Rica expands protected seas and fosters efforts to fight marine pollution on World Oceans Day 8 Jun 2017

    On World Oceans Day, Costa Rica announces a new marine protected area on the country’s Pacific coast, contributing to the global goal of protecting at least 10 per cent of marine zones before the year 2020

    North America,Policy,Agriculture
  10. A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference
    A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference 6 Jun 2017

    Today, an Avaaz petition signed by more than one million people to phase-out single use plastic worldwide within the next five years will be presented to UN Environment to support its Clean Seas campaign to end marine litter

    Worldwide,Policy

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