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27 Mar, 2019, 09:12 GMT BioFishency Raises $2.4 Million for its Water Treatment Systems for Aquaculture

BioFishency Ltd. ("BioFishency" or "the Company"), a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group Ltd. ("Trendlines") (SGX: 42T) (OTCQX: TRNLY),...


25 Mar, 2019, 02:15 GMT Report suggests that food banks are a "green" hunger-relief solution

Food banks operating in 57 countries around the world mitigate an estimated 10.54 billion kg of CO2-eq annually – equivalent to nearly 2.2 million...


22 Mar, 2019, 17:29 GMT Plastic Sustainability: Dominica Contributes Least to Climate Change via Green Ethos - CS Global Partners

Despite being at the forefront of climate change, having been faced with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Storm Erika a few years ago, Dominica...


22 Mar, 2019, 13:28 GMT Frost & Sullivan Identifies 3 Innovative Tactics that Encourage Accessible Water for All

The basic human right of accessing safe and sanitary water is the key to sustainable development. It determines livability, growth of industries, and ...


22 Mar, 2019, 12:00 GMT Bacardi and Lonely Whale Urge Unicode to Remove All Emoji Plastic Straws on Behalf of One Bold Sea Turtle Sydney

Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, and Lonely Whale, an award-winning incubator for courageous...


21 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT PremFina is Going Green With Eco-friendly Initiatives

PremFina Ltd ("PremFina" or the "Company"), the U.K.'s first venture capital backed premium finance company, has announced its company-wide "Go...


19 Mar, 2019, 16:15 GMT River Flow Champion, Dr Jackie King, Wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for her game-changing contributions to global river management. She has advanced the...


18 Mar, 2019, 12:00 GMT Bacardi Receives First Certification In Puerto Rico From Wildlife Habitat Council For Conservation And Education Efforts

Bats are more than just an icon on a label for Bacardi. The company, synonymous with the world's only flying mammal, stepped up its environmental...


18 Mar, 2019, 07:00 GMT BNG Bank Supports the Energy Transition With Loans and Expertise

BNG Bank has had a successful year. "I am pleased that we are accomplishing our mission to be a committed partner for a more sustainable society....


16 Mar, 2019, 05:00 GMT Virgin Founder, Sir Richard Branson Proposes Strategy to Tackle Climate Change

Sir Richard Branson has shared his vision for a Clean Energy Dividend which he hopes will tackle climate change. Writing in his blog today, amid...


15 Mar, 2019, 09:19 GMT Firmenich Opens Its Largest Flavors Plant Worldwide in China to Support Growing Customer Demand

Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, today opened its largest flavor manufacturing plant in the world in the...


13 Mar, 2019, 12:23 GMT Winemaker Gérard Bertrand Spoke at the Climate Change Leadership: Solutions for the Wine Industry Conference, March 5-7, 2019

Iconic southern French winemaker Gérard Bertrand spoke at the Climate Change Leadership: Solutions for the Wine Industry conference, Porto, Portugal, ...


11 Mar, 2019, 18:18 GMT 111 Prominent Individuals From Around the World Became Aurora Forum Goodwill Ambassadors

The Aurora Forum is proud to announce that 111 influencers from political, academic, entertainment, and business sectors around the world have joined ...


11 Mar, 2019, 10:17 GMT Siemens Financial Services Invests in Greenko Group's 200 MW Poovani Wind Power Project

Definitive agreement has been signed between the parties for equity investment First investment by Siemens Financial Services (SFS) in a wind farm in ...


07 Mar, 2019, 14:34 GMT World Ocean Summit: There Are Reasons for Optimism Around the Challenges Facing the Ocean

The sixth World Ocean Summit closed today with a cautious optimism that we are moving from talk to action but the pace needs to accelerate. (Logo:...


06 Mar, 2019, 05:00 GMT Circulate Capital and Ocean Conservancy Publish First-of-Its-Kind Investment Guide to Help Solve South & Southeast Asia Ocean Plastic Crisis Now

Circulate Capital, the investment management firm dedicated to incubating and financing companies and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic in...


06 Mar, 2019, 04:00 GMT Dominica Regulates Freediving with Sperm Whales as it Prioritises Ecotourism - CS Global Partners

Dominica is one of the best places in the world to get responsibly close to the sperm whale and the island nation is a world leader in ecotourism,...


05 Mar, 2019, 05:07 GMT Dilmah powers its way to Carbon Neutrality

Dilmah, a Sri Lankan family tea company, with a market presence in over a hundred countries, announced its complete carbon neutral status for its...


28 Feb, 2019, 21:18 GMT Launch of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition: €150,000 for Three Innovations Reducing Plastic Waste

Today, at an event in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the European Commission launched the 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition. Under the ...


28 Feb, 2019, 16:00 GMT Azorean Regional Government Protects 150,000 km of Ocean in New Protected Areas

The Regional Government of the Azores announced the implementation of new marine protected areas covering 15% of the Azorean Exclusive Economic Zone. ...


25 Feb, 2019, 15:24 GMT Neighborhood Roots: Enterprise Expanding Tree-Planting Partnership with Arbor Day Foundation

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Rent-A-Car – is pledging $2 million to fund 40 community tree-planting...


20 Feb, 2019, 06:00 GMT Global Standards Kept 74,000+ Wind Workers Safe in 2018

Global Wind Organisation publishes second annual report on worker training in wind energy 74,432 technicians in 156 countries had valid GWO training...


18 Feb, 2019, 00:01 GMT Centrica to Unlock the Power of Millions of Homes With New Home Energy Management Offers and Investment Into Greencom Networks

Centrica is to expand its smart home activity in a move that will unlock the power of millions of customers' homes, driving down electricity bills...


14 Feb, 2019, 11:25 GMT Stora Enso Issues its First Green Bonds

STORA ENSO OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT BEING MADE IN, AND COPIES OF IT MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR SENT INTO, THE UNITED...


12 Feb, 2019, 11:00 GMT Organica Water Selected for the 2019 Global Cleantech 100 list

Organica Water, a global provider of innovative solutions for the treatment and recycling of wastewater, is excited to announce that the company was...