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  1. Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum
    Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum 20 Jun 2017

    Aclima, the San Francisco-based company delivering environmental intelligence through sensor networks to improve human and planetary health, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,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. 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
  4. BMW Group and other automotive groups plan joint Venture for ultra-fast charging in Europe
    BMW Group and other automotive groups plan joint Venture for ultra-fast charging in Europe 1 Dec 2016

    BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. 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
  6. WRI welcomes the adoption of the New Urban Agenda
    WRI welcomes the adoption of the New Urban Agenda 21 Oct 2016

    Leaders from 167 countries today adopted the New Urban Agenda, the blueprint for creating sustainable, livable cities around the world.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  7. Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability
    Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability 14 Oct 2016

    Rapidly growing cities are finding it increasingly difficult to provide their residents with core services, like housing, water, energy and transportation — a challenge that is exacerbated as the share of poor people living in urban areas grows

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities
  8. Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU
    Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU 31 May 2016

    Ministers from across the EU signed the Pact of Amsterdam today, putting the European Investment Bank at the heart of the drive to build sustainable communities through local and regional governments

    Finance,Policy,Smart Cities
  9. European Investment Bank visit to see benefit of £2.25bn United Utilities investment 17 May 2016

    Jonathan Taylor, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, today visited Davyhulme, Manchester wastewater treatment works to see at first hand one of the crucial investment projects underway to improve United Utilities’ wastewater infrastructure

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,COP 21
  10. Philips Lighting confirmed as Gold Partner for the world’s premier clean technology exhibition
    Philips Lighting confirmed as Gold Partner for the world’s premier clean technology exhibition 22 Mar 2016

    Philips Lighting, a global market leader in the development of innovative LED lighting solutions, has been confirmed as a Gold Partner of the Sustainable Innovation Expo, an Exhibition and Business Symposia taking place at the UNEA

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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