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Apr
2016
ENGIE leads the Terrawatt Initiative at the United Nations

ENGIE leads the Terrawatt Initiative at the United Nations

On November 30th 2015, President Hollande, Prime Minister Modi and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon formally announced one of the COP 21’s key initiatives: the International Solar Alliance (ISA). They called for one trillion dollars of investment in solar assets in 121 countries, via the Terrawatt Initiative. While the official signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement is held at the United Nations on April 22, a high-level roundtable of the ISA is organized to discuss the financing opportunities.

27
Apr
2016
The ENGIE Kite Tour begins at the start of May!

The ENGIE Kite Tour begins at the start of May!

This season, the Kitesurf Speed Crossing French Championship - aka the ENGIE Kite Tour - will involve some 80 riders in competing from beaches all around the French coast in 4 stages from May to October. This essential championship series is eagerly awaited by kitesurfers.

27
Apr
2016
Renewables: record levels of investment in developing countries

Renewables: record levels of investment in developing countries

2015 was a record year for investment in energy from renewable sources, with a total of €286 billion* invested during the year. The year was also remarkable for the fact that, for the first time ever, developing country investment in renewables overtook that of the developed world. As an integral part of this dynamic global transition, ENGIE has been committed for many years to diversifying its installed base of generating assets to include 'green' energy sources.

22
Apr
2016
ENGIE leads the Terrawatt Initiative at the United Nations

ENGIE leads the Terrawatt Initiative at the United Nations

On November 30th 2015, President Hollande, Prime Minister Modi and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon formally announced one of the COP 21’s key initiatives: the International Solar Alliance (ISA). They called for one trillion dollars of investment in solar assets in 121 countries, via the Terrawatt Initiative. While the official signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement is held at the United Nations on April 22, a high-level roundtable of the ISA is organized to discuss the financing opportunities.

22
Apr
2016
ENGIE participates in the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations

ENGIE participates in the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations

17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were defined in 2015 to succeed to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted in 2000 and which ended in 2015. A High-level debate on how to achieve the SDGs by 2030 is held on April 21 at the United Nations. The objective: to increase international awareness and momentum. It is also a unique opportunity to highlight the synergy between the outcomes of the COP21 and the 2030 Agenda.

21
Apr
2016
Engie mobilizes to post COP21

Engie mobilizes to post COP21

Group Head of Environmental and Social Responsibility Anne Chassagnette addressed the French National Assembly on March 30, 2016 as part of a roundtable session focusing on the post-COP21 period. ENGIE was invited to contribute as a private-sector stakeholder and comment on proposals for the initiatives that France could support during the year. We highlight the flagship positions adopted by the Group.

20
Apr
2016
The energy transition will create millions jobs around the world

The energy transition will create millions jobs around the world

24.4 million jobs created worldwide: according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), that's exactly what the growth in renewables could deliver between now and 2030. There's only one condition: acting now to double the contribution made by these energy sources of the future to the global energy pack. To work with the energy transformation now powering ahead worldwide, ENGIE is looking for committed, dynamic people of real talent with an ambition to drive innovation.

19
Apr
2016
ENGIE at the High-Level Assembly of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

ENGIE at the High-Level Assembly of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition held, on April 15 in Washington, its first High-Level Assembly to build on the momentum of the Paris agreement. Its objective: promoting the effectiveness of carbon pricing policies to halt global warming. Member of the Coalition, ENGIE participated in this High-Level Assembly.

18
Apr
2016
Open 470: Sofian Bouvet and Jérémie Mion are European Champions

Open 470: Sofian Bouvet and Jérémie Mion are European Champions

Palma in Mallorca - the largest of Spain's Balearic Islands - was the venue for the Open 470 European Championships. The all-French crew of ENGIE-sponsored Sofian Bouvet and his partner Jérémie Mion delivered another brilliant performance to top the podium as European champions.

14
Apr
2016
ENGIE: a world leader positioned across the value chain of liquefied natural gas

ENGIE: a world leader positioned across the value chain of liquefied natural gas

ENGIE is part of the 18th edition of the International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas, the world’s largest LNG event, occurring between the 11th and 15th of April 2016 in Perth, Australia.