Octopus Investments launches first sustainability fund

The fund will invest in smaller businesses that are aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Citi pledges $1tn to sustainable finance by 2030

It intends to finance and facilitate a wide array of climate solutions, including renewable energy, clean technology, water conservation, green buildings and sustainable agriculture and land use

UK businesses lead EU nations on sustainability ambitions

More than a quarter of British firms said they are frustrated by inconsistent measurement and reporting frameworks

Salesforce pledges $17m to support UN’s sustainable development goals

The US cloud-based software firm will provide the grants to non-profit partners over the next year

Webinar: Towards net zero: how can businesses play their part?

This webinar will be brought to you live from 11:00 AM on November 21st.

Energy UK calls for ‘net zero test’ for all government policies

The trade body says it wants to ensure the new policies support rather than undermine the new 2050 goal

Drinking water ‘still urgently needed by 845m people’

In order to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, these people will need to gain access to water and sanitation by 2030

Research centres and UN join forces for Sustainable Development Goals

The global goals address a wide range of issues including climate change and extreme poverty

MPs to examine UK’s audit of domestic progress towards UN’s SDGs

The Environmental Audit Committee is inviting written evidence from stakeholders until 15th April 2019

UN: Gender equality crucial to tackling climate change

Successful action on climate change depends on the engagement of women as stakeholders and planners. That’s according to the UN, which believes women and girls play a “crucial role” in the fight against climate change – such involvement could range from the role of women in building resilience against natural disasters to being key agents […]