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Rubbish is powering Sweden’s heat, electricity, and buses

At a power plant in Linköping, Sweden, Tekniska Verken, a municipal government company is burning rubbish to turn waste into energy....

Boat made from 100% recycled plastic sets sail in Kenya

A boat, named FlipFlopi, made entirely of recycled plastic waste has set sail in Kenya.

Demand for copper could skyrocket for a more efficient and green automotive industry

New research has found there could be a rise in the demand for copper to improve efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of the...

Co-op introduces biodegradable plastic bags

The Co-op have promised to replace all existing plastic bags with biodegradable alternatives.

IKEA announce zero emissions target for home delivery by 2020

The IKEA group have announced that they aim to have zero emissions for their home delivery across 5 major cities by 2020.

British start-up on final day of crowd funding for ocean plastic solution

Ocean Polymers are developing an innovative solution to tackle the worldwide ocean plastic pollution problem.

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Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2018

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 3rd edition in September 2018, the forum will welcome over 300 attendees...

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 on the 12th of March 2019.

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

UK Government launch scheme to reduce agricultural air pollution

Today, Defra have launched a new scheme to reduce air pollution in agriculture.

World’s first hydrogen-powered train opens in Germany

Germany has launched a, first of its kind, hydrogen train named the Coradia iLint.

Netherlands McDonald’s to have an EV charging station at every Drive-in

McDonald’s have announced their partnership with Dutch company Nuon to implement EV charging stations at their Drive-in sites in the...

Shell announce methane emissions target

Royal Dutch Shell have announced plans to reduce methane emissions.

Hillary Marshall discusses taking sustainable fixed income opportunities to the next level

An interview with Hillary Marshall, Lead Research Analyst at Domini Impact Investments.

New report warns that Europe’s meat and dairy production must halve by 2050

A report has warned that Europe must halve their meat and dairy production by 2050 to ensure sustainability of the livestock...

Google announce global expansion of Street View cars that map air pollution

Google, in partnership with Aclima, have announced their new Street View global launch to map air pollution.

India could construct buildings from recycled plastic

Research from Bath University has revealed that sustainable construction could be a solution to India’s plastic waste...

Clothing firms urged to act on plastic pollution at London Fashion Week

Today is the start of London Fashion Week and environmentalists have called for a solution to the growing plastic pollution...

First Dutch cycle path made from recycled plastic opens

The world’s first cycle path made from recycled plastic has opened in the Netherlands.

UK could be carbon neutral by 2050

In a joint report by the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering and Imperial College London, it has been found that the UK could...

Black cab app Gett deliver carbon neutral rides

Gett is launching a new initiative to deliver carbon natural rides in an attempt to further reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the...

H&M reveal new sustainable clothing line

H&M have announced their new ‘Conscious Collection’ sustainable clothing line.

Frankfurt get court-ordered diesel ban

Frankfurt has received a court-ordered ban on diesel after regularly exceeding pollution limits.

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