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  1. GEF Grant to Assist China’s Efforts to Phase Out POPs
    GEF Grant to Assist China’s Efforts to Phase Out POPs 10 Apr 2017

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $24.25 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to support China’s efforts to reduce perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS)

    Asia,Finance
  2. 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
  3. EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement
    EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement 26 May 2016

    Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest internationally owned public bank, will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China

    Asia,Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  4. ACWA Power awarded international accolades after record-breaking year
    ACWA Power awarded international accolades after record-breaking year 28 Mar 2016

    ACWA Power, the fastest growing power and water developer in the Middle East and Africa, has scooped six industry awards in recognition of its successful projects and bid wins throughout 2015

    Africa,Asia,Middle East,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  5. UNEP and Tongji University Strengthen Cooperation with Renewed Partnership 2 Mar 2016

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Tongji University on Monday pledged to continue a rewarding collaboration by extending and updating a 2012 Memorandum of Understanding

    Africa,Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  6. Climate Bonds Welcomes Agricultural Bank of China $US 1bn Green Bonds Issue 15 Oct 2015

    The Agricultural Bank of China have announced a mixed US dollars (USD) and Chinese yuan (CNY) three tranche green bond issuance to the value of $US 995million.

    Asia,North America,Finance
  7. Ramboll wins urban resilience study for Asian Development Bank
    Ramboll wins urban resilience study for Asian Development Bank 23 Sep 2015

    Ramboll is to deliver a study on solutions that enhance resilience and reduce carbon emissions in large Asian cities.

    Asia,Europe,Smart Cities
  8. APP commits to first retirement of commercial tropical peatland plantations to cut emissions 14 Aug 2015

    Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) today announced it is committing to retire around 7,000 hectares of commercial plantation areas to protect threatened carbon-rich peatlands, the first time that plantations on tropical peatland have been retired for conservat

    Asia,Carbon Reduction
  9. Autodesk launches cleantech partner program in China
    Autodesk launches cleantech partner program in China 13 Feb 2015

    Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and services, recently announced the launch of its Cleantech Partner Program in mainland China

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  10. Six Senses Launches Groundbreaking Reforestation Programme in South East Asia 16 Nov 2011

    Six Senses Resorts & Spas is to create one of the largest reforestation projects in South East Asia as part of its commitment to the fight against climate change.

    Asia,Agriculture

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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