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  1. The Blue Circle approved for 40 MW wind project in Vietnam
    The Blue Circle approved for 40 MW wind project in Vietnam 28 Jul 2016

    Southeast Asia’s leading wind energy developer The Blue Circle has received an Investment Certificate from the Vietnamese authorities for its 40 Megawatt (MW) Dam Nai project, in Ninh Thuan province, South Vietnam

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  2. World leaders meet in Bonn to inspire global action on forest landscape restoration
    World leaders meet in Bonn to inspire global action on forest landscape restoration 26 Jul 2016

    Today in Bonn, Germany, Barbara Hendricks, Germany’s Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, is convening the inaugural meeting of a high-level international initiative to protect forests

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  3. UNEP - Developing countries show world way forward on green finance
    UNEP - Developing countries show world way forward on green finance 21 Jul 2016

    Developing countries such as Kenya, Bangladesh and Jordan are leading the world on green finance

    Africa,Worldwide,Finance
  4. What is needed to accelerate green bond uptake?
    What is needed to accelerate green bond uptake? 13 Jul 2016

    In the latest Climate Action webinar, three high profile panellists discussed the future of the green bond market

    Worldwide,Finance
  5. WRI welcomes Dr. Liz Goodwin OBE as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste
    WRI welcomes Dr. Liz Goodwin OBE as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste 1 Jul 2016

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) announced today that Dr. Liz Goodwin will join the organization as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  6. GCF Board approves projects worth $250M and prepares for leadership transition
    GCF Board approves projects worth $250M and prepares for leadership transition 1 Jul 2016

    The thirteenth meeting of the Board (B.13) of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved its first funding proposals for 2016 totalling USD 256.6 million in GCF funding

    Worldwide,Finance
  7. EIB supports Finnlines’ Environmental Technology Investment programme
    EIB supports Finnlines’ Environmental Technology Investment programme 29 Jun 2016

    The European Investment Bank has signed a EUR 50 million loan agreement with Finnish ferry operator Finnlines

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  8. EIB provides EUR 300m of co-financing to Romania for environmental projects supported by EU Funds
    EIB provides EUR 300m of co-financing to Romania for environmental projects supported by EU Funds 16 Jun 2016

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 300 million to Romania in support of priority environment sector projects under the Operational Programme Large Infrastructure

    Europe,Finance
  9. Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola
    Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola 6 Jun 2016

    United Nations environment chief, Achim Steiner, met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges in the southern African nation

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  10. UNESCO celebrates World Oceans Day
    UNESCO celebrates World Oceans Day 2 Jun 2016

    In the aftermath of the Paris Agreement on climate change adopted in December 2015, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will highlight the crucial role of the ocean in controlling the planet’s climate

    Policy,COP 22

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