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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs

ZEEDS

A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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Annual Sustainability Report Notes Marine Trends: Good News and Bad

The United Nations 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report reviews the progress made during 2018 on the 17 sustainability goals set by the United Nations. Goal 14, “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”, remains challenging. View the full 2018 report: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2018

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World Ocean Forum Features Sea Level Exhibit

The World Ocean Observatory is a community advocating for the health and sustainability of the ocean by providing a network of worldwide information. Specifically, W2O  hosts World Ocean Radio, a weekly series of five-minute audio essays on ocean issues, along with other information resources online. W2O recently launched an updated version of its World Ocean Forum. The forum is hosted

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PGGM and Shell Explore Potential Joint Acquisition of Eneco

PGGM, a cooperative Dutch pension fund service provider, and Shell have joined forces to explore the opportunity to participate in the controlled auction for the sustainable energy provider Eneco. In December 2018, Eneco and its shareholders committee announced the start of the privatization process. With their roots in Dutch society, both PGGM and Shell understand Eneco’s unique position in taking

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Hacking Extinction: Technology Competition Seeks Conservation Prototypes

Conservation X Labs (CXL) is a Washington D.C.-based organization bringing together innovation and entrepreneurship to affect change in levels of efficiency, cost, speed, scale and sustainability of conservation efforts to end human-induced animal extinction. In an open competition, CXL is seeking hardware and software submissions, as well as any solution idea that is enabled by technology and helps achieve a

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