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  1. Poseidon brings value to nature through carbon blockchain technology
    Poseidon brings value to nature through carbon blockchain technology 19 Sep 2017

    London and New York, 19 September 2017- Today, Laszlo Giricz announced the launch of a partnership to create a carbon currency that will revolutionise the way we value nature, using blockchain technology to access the carbon market.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  2. Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic
    Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic 28 Jun 2017

    Entries open today for the world’s first student competition to find the next generation of solutions to the global problem of marine litter. Organized by UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement
    G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement 12 Jun 2017

    The G7 today joined the G20, other countries and markets in throwing its weight behind a growing movement to turn the power of the global financial system to sustainable development

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Unlocking private capital for low carbon projects: the next steps
    Unlocking private capital for low carbon projects: the next steps 26 Apr 2017

    The latest Climate Action webinar, held ahead of the Innovate4Climate event discussed the latest progress on scaling low carbon projects

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  10. US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions
    US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions 20 Mar 2017

    The World Bank announced today a US$100 million project to support better management of forests, rangelands and agricultural landscapes for more jobs and increased incomes in the North-West and Center-West regions of Tunisia

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture

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