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  1. UN Biodiversity Conference results in significant commitments for action on biodiversity
    UN Biodiversity Conference results in significant commitments for action on biodiversity 11 Jan 2017

    Governments agreed on actions that will accelerate implementation of global biodiversity targets, and enhance the linkage of the biodiversity agenda with other global agendas including the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture,COP 23
  2. 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
    2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 10 Jan 2017

    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Transport,COP 23
  3. 2016: A tipping point for the sports movement?
    2016: A tipping point for the sports movement? 4 Jan 2017

    2016 has been a very exciting year for the sports industry, with the quadrennial UEFA European Championship and Rio Olympic Games running alongside many other major sports events that take place globally every year

    Worldwide,Sport
  4. The sports world’s top sustainability experts launch “Sport and Sustainability International”
    The sports world’s top sustainability experts launch “Sport and Sustainability International” 13 Dec 2016

    A global initiative to leverage the influence of sport to protect the environment and all the species that depend on it is off to the races with the formation of “Sport and Sustainability International”

    Worldwide,Sport
  5. More than 190 Governments prepare to take tough decisions to stop biodiversity decline worldwide
    More than 190 Governments prepare to take tough decisions to stop biodiversity decline worldwide 2 Dec 2016

    At a critical meeting opening tomorrow, the UN will call on decision makers from more than 190 countries to step up efforts to halt the loss of biodiversity and protect the ecosystems that support food and water security and health for billion of people

    Worldwide,Policy
  6. BMW Group and other automotive groups plan joint Venture for ultra-fast charging in Europe
    BMW Group and other automotive groups plan joint Venture for ultra-fast charging in Europe 1 Dec 2016

    BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Masen, Africa-based climate bonds pioneer, issues Morocco’s first ever Green Bond
    Masen, Africa-based climate bonds pioneer, issues Morocco’s first ever Green Bond 7 Nov 2016

    Masen, a central player of renewable energy in Morocco, has issued the country's first ever Green Bond. The proceeds will help fund solar power projects Noor Laayoune, Noor Boujdour and Noor Ouarzazate IV

    Africa,Finance
  8. Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22
    Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22 4 Nov 2016

    Leaders are now preparing to get down to business at the Sustainable Innovation Forum during COP22, co-convened by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP and the Moroccan Government.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  9. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste
    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste 2 Nov 2016

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and UN Environment are launching a video contest, calling on the public to share how they're ensuring #NotWasting by submitting a 60-second video online

    Worldwide,Policy
  10. Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA
    Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA 27 Oct 2016

    A recent Climate Action webinar discussed the barriers and opportunities for sustainable innovation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    Africa,Middle East,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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