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Andrew Steel discusses the importance of shifting to a sustainable economy

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe taking place in Paris on the 12th March 2019, we caught up with Andrew Steel, Managing...

UK battery storage company Zenobe gets £25 million Japanese investment

A UK battery storage company, Zenobe Energy, has secured a major investment from Japanese power giants JERA and TEPCO.

UK housing not equipped to deal with climate change, warns CCC

A new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has found that UK housing is significantly unprepared for climate...

European farms can benefit the environment whilst sufficiently feeding the population, finds report

A new study by IDDRi has found that farms in Europe can respond to climate change whilst providing sufficient food for the...

Sustainable development is now a growing priority for private equity companies

A new PwC survey has found that responsible investment and sustainable development are become more of a priority for private equity...


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...

Electric cars now cheaper than petrol or diesel alternatives, report finds

New research has found that electric cars are now cheaper to run compared to petrol and diesel alternatives.

Reducing food waste in restaurants can provide financial opportunity, report finds

A new report has outlined how the food industry can save money while reducing food waste.

UK must aim for net zero plastic waste exports by 2030, finds report

A new report by Policy Connect has found that urgent action needs to be taken by the Government to reduce the growing plastic pollution...

Paris Agreement targets could boost EU’s GDP

A new report has found that meeting the targets set at the Paris Agreement could boost the EU’s GDP.

EU livestock budget putting pressure on environment

A new report by Greenpeace has outlined the effects of the livestock industry in Europe.

Drax begins capturing carbon in ‘world first’ pilot

Drax has begun capturing carbon emissions from one of the four biomass units at its power station in Yorkshire.

UK named worst in Europe for ‘illegal’ electronic waste exports

A new report has found that Britain is the worst offender in Europe for illegally exporting toxic electronic waste.

A third of Himalayan glaciers will melt by 2100

A new study has found that a 2 degree temperature rise could melt half of glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

UK campaigners propose free bus initiative to reduce pollution

Friends of the Earth has called for the transformation of the transport system to reduce emissions and meet forthcoming climate...

Climate change will change the colour of Earth’s oceans by the end of the 21st century

A new study by MIT has found that climate change could affect the colour of the ocean, intensifying its blue and green...

Plastic pollution affecting wildlife at an all-time high, finds RSPCA

A new study, facilitated by the RSPCA, has found that plastic pollution is having a detrimental effect on wildlife.

BP pledges to align its business with global climate goals

BP has announced its pledge to disclose how its strategy will align with the Paris climate goals.

UK fashion retailers failing to commit to reduce environmental impact

A new report by the Environmental Audit Committee has found that six UK fashion retailers are significantly failing to reduce their...

Microplastics found in all dead dolphins, seals and whales tested in British waters

A new study by the University of Exeter has found microplastics in all marine animals washed up on British shores.