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Green bonds reach $100 billion milestone

 
5:24pm - 24 November 2017

The latest Climate Bonds Initiative analysis has shown that green bond issuances in 2017 have reached the significant $100 billion benchmark.

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck

 
3:56pm - 24 November 2017

Renault Trucks and Groupe Delanchy have launched a new zero-emission and 100 percent electric experimental truck to be used to deliver fresh produce across Lyon.

Europe, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Insurance companies warn about the wide gap in climate risk protection

 
11:21am - 24 November 2017

ClimateWise, a global network of 28 insurance industry organisations, has warned that this year’s natural disasters and extreme weather events have put 2017 on track to become the most expensive year on record for insurance claims.

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima

Interview with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima

Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action caught up with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima, ahead of the Sustainable Innovation Forum, organised on 13-14 November 2017 alongside COP23.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

PRESS RELEASE – 6 November 2017, London, UK – Last September, UK-based Climate Action announced, at its second Sustainable Investment Forum USA, the launch of a European Forum, which will also be focusing on climate finance.

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Tesla on track to build the world’s largest battery in Australia in record time

Oceania, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Tesla is about to complete the construction of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia and fulfil Elon Musk’s assurance to deliver the project within 100 days.

 

Facebook to power its new data centre from 100% wind energy

North America, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Facebook’s growing power needs have contributed to the development of a 320 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Nebraska. The company’s new data centre in the state led to the search for clean power sources, and demonstrates how big corporations can boost demand for renewable projects.

 

The Sacramento Kings hosted a “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s game

North America, Sport, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

The California-based Sacramento Kings basketball team hosted its first “Spotlight on Sustainability Night” during Monday’s match with the Denver Nuggets. The evening was a celebration of sustainable and locally-grown agricultural practices.

 

Finnish start-up wins circular economy award for alternative packaging

Europe, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Finnish-start-up Sulapac has won the 2017 Green Alley Award, the first European award for start-ups dedicated to the promotion of the circular economy, by providing an alternative to plastic packaging for cosmetics.

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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