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  1. Sustainability meets classic motor racing: BMW AG presents new global motorsport strategy
    Sustainability meets classic motor racing: BMW AG presents new global motorsport strategy 19 Oct 2016

    The Board of Management of BMW AG has decided to strategically realign its automobile racing activities. In doing so, the company is setting course for a future BMW Group motorsport programme that is as extensive as it is diversified.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  2. Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability
    Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability 14 Oct 2016

    Rapidly growing cities are finding it increasingly difficult to provide their residents with core services, like housing, water, energy and transportation — a challenge that is exacerbated as the share of poor people living in urban areas grows

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities
  3. Low Carbon Innovation in Africa Via Technology Leapfrogging
    Low Carbon Innovation in Africa Via Technology Leapfrogging 12 Oct 2016

    A recent Climate Action Webinar welcomed Oliver Andrews, Caroline Kende-Robb, and Alloysius Attah to discuss the market opportunities for sustainable innovation in Africa.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. Public-private partnership helps communities bridge gap between climate data and resiliency planning
    Public-private partnership helps communities bridge gap between climate data and resiliency planning 11 Oct 2016

    Climate change is accelerating the intensity and frequency of extreme weather across the globe, with increasing risks to communities and businesses

    Worldwide,Policy
  5. Sustainable Innovation Forum to drive the business community towards fulfilling Paris Agreement
    Sustainable Innovation Forum to drive the business community towards fulfilling Paris Agreement 29 Sep 2016

    With the historic Paris Agreement having received a record 177 signatories and its ratification process underway, leading companies in the sustainability sector are now preparing for the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2016 (SIF16)

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  6. Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive prestigious SEED Awards
    Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive prestigious SEED Awards 29 Sep 2016

    Shoes made from old tires by disabled artisans in Ghana, roads built from recycled plastic in Kenya, natural fertilizers made from water hyacinths in Burkina Faso are just some of the 20 African eco-innovations honoured this year with the SEED awards

    Africa,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  7. The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment
    The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment 28 Sep 2016

    The government of the Netherlands and UN Environment today signed a new agreement to strengthen cooperation, with the Netherlands committing 12 million euros to the Environment Fund for the years 2016-2017

    Europe,Finance,Policy
  8. Ban Ki-moon’s climate resilience initiative to mobilize climate action for sustainable development
    Ban Ki-moon’s climate resilience initiative to mobilize climate action for sustainable development 26 Sep 2016

    Partners of a new UN-led platform to mobilize and accelerate action on climate resilience agreed today to move ahead with plans that will help meet the needs of a growing global population that is being impacted by climate change

    Worldwide,Policy
  9. More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection
    More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection 19 Sep 2016

    Italy's Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and Sea committed 4.5 million euro in new funds for the protection of the sea through UN Environment's Mediterranean Action Plan

    Europe,Policy
  10. Digital Science and University of the Arctic announce collaborative partnership
    Digital Science and University of the Arctic announce collaborative partnership 15 Sep 2016

    Dgital Science and University of the Arctic announce collaborative partnership to provide new research insights for the Arctic region

    Arctic,Tech. & Innovation

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