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  1. IFC, Amundi to Create World’s Largest Green-Bond Fund Dedicated to Emerging Markets
    IFC, Amundi to Create World’s Largest Green-Bond Fund Dedicated to Emerging Markets 24 Apr 2017

    IFC today agreed to create the largest green-bond fund dedicated to emerging markets—a $2 billion initiative that aims to deepen local capital markets and expand financing for climate investments

    Worldwide,Finance
  2. More Bang for the Buck: Record New Renewable Power Capacity Added at Lower Cost
    More Bang for the Buck: Record New Renewable Power Capacity Added at Lower Cost 10 Apr 2017

    As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment
    Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment 4 Apr 2017

    Global efforts to protect the climate and the ozone layer have received a boost with the first ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The ratification by Mali was received on 31 March.

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Ecosphere+ makes senior appointments and announces new collaboration
    Ecosphere+ makes senior appointments and announces new collaboration 2 Feb 2017

    Ecosphere+ today announces several key appointments to its senior team, bringing a broad set of skills and experience to launch its sales and marketing operations

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. The World Bank Group and Climate Action partner to deliver key launch event on climate finance
    The World Bank Group and Climate Action partner to deliver key launch event on climate finance 30 Jan 2017

    With the Paris Agreement ratified, momentum is building behind effective NDC (Nationally Determined Contributions) implementation.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. New York Pension Fund joins multi-billion-dollar international investors to reduce carbon footprint
    New York Pension Fund joins multi-billion-dollar international investors to reduce carbon footprint 25 Jan 2017

    In the latest demonstration of institutional asset owners' commitment to climate action, New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF), has joined the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC).

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance
    Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance 23 Jan 2017

    the 'Green Digital Finance Alliance', a ground-breaking initiative to harness digital technologies in catalyzing financing that addresses global environmental challenges, was launched today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation

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