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  1. 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
    2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 10 Jan 2017

    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Transport,COP 23
  2. Masen, Africa-based climate bonds pioneer, issues Morocco's first ever Green Bond
    Masen, Africa-based climate bonds pioneer, issues Morocco's first ever Green Bond 7 Nov 2016

    Masen, a central player of renewable energy in Morocco, has issued the country's first ever Green Bond. The proceeds will help fund solar power projects Noor Laayoune, Noor Boujdour and Noor Ouarzazate IV

    Africa,Finance
  3. Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22
    Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22 4 Nov 2016

    Leaders are now preparing to get down to business at the Sustainable Innovation Forum during COP22, co-convened by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP and the Moroccan Government.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  4. Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA
    Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA 27 Oct 2016

    A recent Climate Action webinar discussed the barriers and opportunities for sustainable innovation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    Africa,Middle East,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid
    ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid 3 Aug 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than $30 million from Norway’s transmission system operator Statnett for two substations that will strengthen grid reliability and boost power supplies

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  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. 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
  10. 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

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