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CLIMATE ACTION PROGRAMME


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  1. Finance for climate action
    Finance for climate action 18 Jun 2015

    As the EU bank, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has put climate action at the top of its agenda. We have committed to invest at least 25% of our lending portfolio in low-carbon and climate-resilient growth. Our funding supports sustainable projects in over 160 countries and acts as a catalyst to mobilise private finance for climate action, encouraging others to match our long-term investment

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Transport
  2. GOWI AG  “Emptying landfills to clean oil spills!“
    GOWI AG “Emptying landfills to clean oil spills!“ 5 Nov 2014

    GOWI AG has the technology to empty landfills to gain raw materials that can clean spilled soil and water, reduce emission, cultivate desert areas, improve insulation from buildings, protect from fire and many more things...During the process, excess energy can be used to provide the neighbourhood with power.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  3. How business can tackle deforestation
    How business can tackle deforestation 16 Oct 2014

    In the course of our work advising companies on sustainability strategy, risk and stakeholder relations, deforestation has progressively crept ever larger into view. The urgent imperative to save the world’s forests, the carbon they store and the people and biodiversity they sustain has, depressingly, been overlooked for decades.This Innovation Forum report sponsored by Robertsbridge contains key analysis from stakeholder voices on the issue.

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  4. Open Data Center Alliance Proof of Concept: Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Rev. 1.0
    Open Data Center Alliance Proof of Concept: Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency Rev. 1.0 10 Sep 2014

    The Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency proof of concept (this document) implements and extends the requirements introduced in the ODCA Carbon Footprint and Energy Efficiency usage model to a real-world computing environment, using test scenarios to demonstrate the techniques for measuring and assessing the carbon footprint of IT operations from the perspective of a data center operator, a cloud service provider, and a cloud subscriber

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  5. Microgrids as a solution to integrate renewable generation
    Microgrids as a solution to integrate renewable generation 9 Sep 2014

    Siemens white paper assesses how microgrids can be considered the building blocks of a Smart Grid or an alternative path to the “super grid” with the most important feature of a microgrid being its ability to separate and isolate itself from a utility’s distribution system during power system disturbances and blackouts

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  6. A policy framework for climate and energy in the period from 2020 to 2030
    A policy framework for climate and energy in the period from 2020 to 2030 31 Jul 2014

    Much has been achieved since the EU adopted its first package of climate and energy measures in 2008. The EU is now well on track to meet the 2020 targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction and renewable energy and significant improvements have been made in the intensity of energy use thanks to more efficient buildings, products, industrial processes and vehicles.

    Europe,Policy
  7. Sustainability and Energy Management in Retail Environments
    Sustainability and Energy Management in Retail Environments 19 Feb 2014

    This paper discusses how retailers can use a sustainability and energy management strategy to create brand loyalty, increase margins, mitigate risk, reduce impact on the environment and maintain competitiveness

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  8. Unlocking Energy Efficiency: Schneider Electric
    Unlocking Energy Efficiency: Schneider Electric 7 Feb 2014

    White paper explores every aspect of the use of electricity and its impact on the environment

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  9. The value of green HPC: Verne Global
    The value of green HPC: Verne Global 4 Dec 2013

    High-Performance Computing applications are being used by businesses to analyse large amounts of data and are leading to lower energy costs a green data center offers

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  10. European Railway Traffic Management System: Kapsch
    European Railway Traffic Management System: Kapsch 7 Aug 2013

    Railways operate in a competitive environment and have to ensure operational safety, international interoperability, growth of transport capacities, and the reduction of travel time and reduction of life-cycle costs for equipment.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities

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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