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2017-11-02 01:00
According to the latest edition of the Greening the Blue report, released today, a record number of United Nations entities – 39 – were climate neutral for 2016.  The Greening the Blue report, the UN’s annual report on its environmental impacts...
2017-10-26 00:00
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
2017-10-20 00:00
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
2017-08-15 09:13
“Be the Change Week”, an initiative by the Department of Public Information to invite all staff to take the Sustainability Challenge, may have ended but the challenge continues! 
2017-08-15 09:13
“Be the Change Week”, an initiative by the Department of Public Information to invite all staff to take the Sustainability Challenge, may have ended but the challenge continues! 
2017-08-03 00:00
On July 26th, the Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon. Kornelia Shilunga on behalf of the Hon. Obeth Kandjoze, officially launched the UN House solar panels alongside the City of Windhoek (CoW) and the UN System in Namibia (UN Namibia). The UN...
2017-07-24 00:00
Procurement is finally being recognised as one of the most powerful instrument for organizations to achieve their sustainability objectives, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This was likely one of the drivers behind the...
2017-07-13 00:00
On July 12th, the United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) announced that it has become a carbon neutral organization. Only one other credit union in the US with assets of more than $4 billion has achieved this status. Carbon neutrality - which...
2017-07-12 09:27
On July 6th, at the FAO Conference in Rome, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN) launched its new Corporate Environmental Responsibility Strategy 2017-2020, which analyses the organization’s current environmental performance and...
2017-07-06 11:17
Michael Jenkins is no stranger to getting his hands dirty. Growing up in rural New Zealand, he took part in growing his own food from an early age, planting his first garden of radishes at four years old. During school vacations, he also worked on a...