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Green Climate Fund invests $1 billion for developing country climate action, launches first replenishment

The 21st meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board ended on 21 October in Bahrain, approving over one billion dollars of new projects and programmes to support climate action in developing countries, and formally launching the Fund’s first replenishment. The 19 new projects amount to a total investment from GCF

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Copenhagen to Host C40 Mayors Summit 2019 Committed to Bold Action on Climate Change

Danish capital chosen by C40’s Mayoral Steering Committee to host 2019 gathering of mayors committed to bold action on climate change Mayors, CEOs, philanthropists, campaigners, scientists and citizens will convene at landmark Copenhagen summit. Copenhagen, Denmark (19 October 2018) — Lord Mayor, Frank Jensen today announced that the City of Copenhagen will

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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders met in the Hague, Netherlands on 16 October 2018 to launch the new Global Commission on Adaptation to catalyze a global movement to bring scale

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Responsible Mining – Goldcorp

Welcome to the Mine of the Future   Brent Bergeron, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Goldcorp When you think about environmentally-progressive industries, does mining come to mind? The technologies and methodologies of our sector may not have changed significantly over the past century, but the advancements we are making in the

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Sustainable Agriculture – Ferrero

Ferrero’s Engagement on Cocoa Supply Chain   Aldo Cristiano, Director of Global Procurement Raw Materials and Head of Sustainability, Ferrero To safeguard the future of the cocoa sector, Ferrero is committed to supporting and improving cocoa farming sustainability through the implementation of the Ferrero Farming Values Cocoa Programme. The programme's approach is

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Oceans – Baleen

Whale Biomimicry Finds Global Need   A university start-up based in Adelaide, Baleen Filters Pty Limited, has been gaining a widespread recognition for its innovation inspired by nature – a robust, self-cleaning wastewater technology which separates waste and filters water in just one step. Baleen Filters (technology of same name) was established in

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Health – Walgreen Boots Alliance

Two Sides of the Same Coin How a Business Leader can help to make a world of difference   Ornella Barra,Co-Chief Operating Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Our purpose at Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. This passion drives our business and our approach

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