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Apple launches $300 million green energy fund in China

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 13, 2018

Apple Inc will launch a $300 million clean energy fund in China, the firm said in a statement on Friday, working with its suppliers to invest in renewable energy projects that could power close...

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Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.


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EU agrees final energy saving, renewables targets

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 21, 2018

The European Union on Wednesday finalised new climate rules after months of talks, targeting a total energy saving of 32.5 percent and an uplift in the share of renewable energy to 32 percent by...

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EU may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025....

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Bank of America raises US$2.25 billion in largest green bond issue

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2018

Bank of America Corp has issued a US$2.25 billion bond to support clean energy projects, the largest green bond issuance by the bank so far.


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African cities pledge to cut climate emissions to zero by 2050

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

Africa is sometimes better known for its vulnerability to climate change than its action on the problem - but a set of African cities intend to change that. 


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Europe's bottled water producers seek to increase plastic recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2018

Europe's bottled water producers set a goal on Tuesday of raising collection rates of plastic bottles to 90 per cent by 2025 from 60 per cent to improve recycling and cut pollution. ...

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China wants polluting power plants to sell their electricity contracts

By : sustainabilityo..., May 14, 2018

China plans to encourage low-efficient and polluting power plants to sell their electricity contracts to renewable energy power generators, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a...

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Wells Fargo to provide US$100 billion to clean energy by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

San Francisco-headquartered financial services provider Wells Fargo & Company has said it will provide more than US$100 billion in financing to clean technology and renewable energy...

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Single-use plastics could be banned in England next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

Cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other single-use plastics could be banned from sale in England next year in the next phase of the campaign to try to halt the pollution of the world’s...

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