2.5bn trees to be grown, restored or conserved by 2030

A new platform has been launched by the World Economic Forum, which will see more than 20 companies from 50 different countries help restore and protect forestry

The path to a greener future begins in our cities

By Schneider Electric’s Philippe Delorme and the World Economic Forum’s Jeff Merritt

Businesses agree on principles for creation of sustainable battery chain by 2030

The 42 organisations that agreed upon the measures include mining, chemicals, battery, automotive and energy businesses such as Volvo, Enel, UNICEF, Honda and Volkswagen

Neste provides renewable jet fuel to Zurich Airport for Davos event

The firm is blending its fuel with fossil jet fuel, allowing business jets operating in Zurich during the World Economic Forum event to use it to reduce their emissions

World Economic Forum asks firms attending Davos to set net zero goal

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the WEF, has asked businesses to commit to cutting the entirety of their carbon emissions by 2050 or earlier

New technology centre for ocean and environment launched in Norway

The World Economic Forum and Aker Group have announced the establishment of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Norway (C4IR Norway)

World Economic Forum attendees to travel in (sustainable) style

Electric vehicles will be used to transport delegates around the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland

World ‘sleepwalking into catastrophe’ over climate inaction

The World Economic Forum warns extreme weather events, exacerbated by climate change, is the risk most likely to happen over the next 10 years

Internet of Things competition searches for bright ideas

A new challenge is open to find ideas to help decarbonise and improve cities’ environmental footprints. ‘Internet of Things (IoT) for Greener Cities’ is a new challenge launched by the World Economic Forum (WEF). It aims to find and develop cutting edge technologies, based on the IoT and other digital innovations, which could be introduced […]

New partnership to help boost China’s green policies

A new collaboration aims to help China boost its environmental policies. The World Economic Forum (WEF) and the China Council for International Co-operation on Environment and Development (CCICED) – an advisory to the Chinese Government – have signed an agreement to focus on how circular and sharing economy models can create a more resource efficient […]