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  1. 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
  2. Massive clean-ups and new national parks as humanity stands with nature on World Environment Day
    Massive clean-ups and new national parks as humanity stands with nature on World Environment Day 5 Jun 2017

    Thousands of people across six continents are joining massive clean-ups of beaches and parks and over 30 iconic landmarks are lighting up in green in a powerful demonstration of humanity’s love for nature on World Environment Day

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  3. New Global Pathway on Carbon Pricing Can Shift Finance to Sustainable Investments: World Bank
    New Global Pathway on Carbon Pricing Can Shift Finance to Sustainable Investments: World Bank 31 May 2017

    New conclusions from the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices, led by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas Stern, provide the right advice at the right time to boost climate-friendly growth, investment and innovation

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Ant Financial app reduces carbon footprint of 200 million Chinese consumers
    Ant Financial app reduces carbon footprint of 200 million Chinese consumers 30 May 2017

    Some 200 million Chinese users of a digital payment giant are now using an app that gamifies carbon footprint tracking – cutting GHG emissions and demonstrating the massive potential of Fintech (financial technology) for supporting sustainable development

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction
  5. ReachNow to install 100 electric vehicle chargers at 20 new public sites across Seattle
    ReachNow to install 100 electric vehicle chargers at 20 new public sites across Seattle 17 May 2017

    Woodland Park Zoo is the first site in North America to have the award-winning Light & Charge system available for public use

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. Big wins for human health, natural resources in switch to energy efficiency
    Big wins for human health, natural resources in switch to energy efficiency 12 May 2017

    A radical transformation in the way energy is supplied and used will be needed if the world is to meet its ambition of keeping global temperature increase to below 2 degrees Celsius

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Ecosphere+ CEO recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
    Ecosphere+ CEO recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 15 Mar 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Lisa Walker, CEO of Ecosphere+, has been recognised as a 2017 Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Sustainable Innovation in Sport paints optimistic picture for the future of sustainability in sport
    Sustainable Innovation in Sport paints optimistic picture for the future of sustainability in sport 1 Mar 2017

    The Sustainable Innovation in Sport Forum 2017 gathered high level industry stakeholders and influencers from sporting federations, teams and athletes alongside government representatives, broadcasters, NGO and businesses

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  9. The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport
    The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport 15 Feb 2017

    The sports industry is increasingly placing sustainability at the heart of its agenda, presenting huge opportunities are being created for directly reducing emissions through sustainable technology innovation

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  10. Paris 2024 ready to deliver the most sustainable Games ever, in line with the Paris Agreement
    Paris 2024 ready to deliver the most sustainable Games ever, in line with the Paris Agreement 7 Feb 2017

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee announces a bold strategy for the most sustainable Games ever – a unique celebration of passion and purpose to be shared with the world

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sports

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