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  1. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste
    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste 2 Nov 2016

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and UN Environment are launching a video contest, calling on the public to share how they're ensuring #NotWasting by submitting a 60-second video online

    Worldwide,Policy
  2. 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
  3. 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,Sport
  4. 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
  5. Public-private partnership helps communities bridge gap between climate data and resiliency planning
    Public-private partnership helps communities bridge gap between climate data and resiliency planning 11 Oct 2016

    Climate change is accelerating the intensity and frequency of extreme weather across the globe, with increasing risks to communities and businesses

    Worldwide,Policy
  6. 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
  7. Ban Ki-moon's climate resilience initiative to mobilize climate action for sustainable development
    Ban Ki-moon's climate resilience initiative to mobilize climate action for sustainable development 26 Sep 2016

    Partners of a new UN-led platform to mobilize and accelerate action on climate resilience agreed today to move ahead with plans that will help meet the needs of a growing global population that is being impacted by climate change

    Worldwide,Policy
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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