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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage
    Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage 26 Aug 2016

    Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, signalled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  6. UN Global Compact recognizes SkyPower Founder and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer
    UN Global Compact recognizes SkyPower Founder and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer 10 Aug 2016

    Today at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Kerry Adler, founder and CEO of SkyPower, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol
    Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol 1 Aug 2016

    197 parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer laid the groundwork for an amendment to the protocol in 2016

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA
    Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA 23 May 2016

    Since we gathered for UNEA-1, the environment has shifted from the margins of attention to the center of global decision making

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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