Climate Action


Mondelēz commits to making all packaging recyclable by 2025

Mondelēz, the company who produces packaging for Cadbury and Oreo, have committed to making all packaging recyclable by 2025.

Mayor of London announces £5 million funding for public water fountains

The Mayor or London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £5 million fund to implement more public water fountains.

Jamaica to run on 50% renewable energy by 2030

Jamaica set to run on 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030, up from the previous 30 per cent target.

Scottish Power switches to 100% wind power

Scottish Power has announced a shift to 100 per cent wind power.

HSBC invests £250 million in renewable energy

The HSBC UK Pension scheme has committed to invest £250 million in renewable energy infrastructure.


Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018

Taking place alongside COP 24, the Sustainable Innovation Forum will welcome over 600 carefully selected delegates over two packed days to establish partnerships between business, government and public bodies to accelerate international sustainable development and advance the ‘green...

Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2019

The highly successful Sustainable Investment Forum Europe, hosted by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative returns to Paris in March 2019.

While the European market is leading the global climate finance market, with advanced SRI and ESG strategies, green bond...

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019

The Sustainable Investment Forum North America, held in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, is the premier meeting space for sustainable finance professionals during Climate Week NYC.

Back for its 4th edition in September 2019, the forum will welcome over 300 attendees...

Solar Voyager made from recycled plastic set for Antarctic expedition

A new vehicle, powered by the sun and made out of plastic waste, is set to explore Antarctica.

UK fossil fuel power drops to record low

A new report by EnAppSys has found that the UK has hit a record low share of fossil fuel generation in the months from July to...

Neste partner with Air BP for sustainable fuel development

Neste and Air BP have joined forces to work on developing sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.

World’s first sustainable fashion museum opens in Amsterdam

Fashion for Good has opened a new interactive sustainable fashion museum in Amsterdam.

#ProtectWater campaign launched to protect brewery industry

The #ProtectWater campaign, led by WWF EU and other crucial NGOs, has called on the European Commission to defend the law that protects...

Walkers introduces new recycling scheme

Walkers have introduced a new recycling scheme in a bid to reduce the plastic waste it produces.

New global agreement results in fishing ban in the Arctic Ocean

A new landmark global agreement has resulted in a fishing ban in the Arctic Ocean.

John Lewis Partnership announces new plastic waste programme

John Lewis Partnership has selected four businesses for the sustainable programme to help reduce plastic waste by reusing and reducing...

Plastic bottle recycling scheme trialled in UK car park

CitiPark are trialling a new scheme to recycle plastic bottles in a UK car park.

Britvic commits to 100% renewable electricity

Britvic has announced their commitment to 100% renewable electricity across all of their British manufacturing site from October...

Virgin Atlantic flight, partially fuelled by recycled waste, lands in the UK

A Virgin Atlantic flight, partially fuelled by recycled waste, has landed in the UK.

£1 million funding boost to combat marine plastic pollution

The Scottish Government has proposed £1 million in funding to combat marine plastic pollution.

Killer whales at risk of extinction due to pollution

A new study has found that half the population of killer whales could become extinct over the next 100 years because of...

Volvo introduces all new electric trucks in North America

Volvo have introduced all new electric trucks set to be launched in North America from 2020.