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Thu 11/01/18
The Corporate Environmental Responsibility (CER) Report 2017 monitors the environmental impacts of FAO’s facilities and operations in 2016, as well as reduction efforts implemented at headquarters and decentralized offices in 2017. 
Tue 19/12/17
Early in December, some 4,000 people including 110 Ministers and 2 Heads of State attended the 2017 United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). The overarching theme of this year’s UNEA was pollution, with the aim to deliver a number of commitments...
Thu 30/11/17
According to this year’s Greening the Blue report, over 50% of the United Nations’ 2016 greenhouse gas emissions came from travel. In total, travel was the source of 1.03 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2eq) last year. Air travel...
Wed 25/10/17
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...
Thu 19/10/17
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...
Fri 21/10/16
ITU's Deputy Secretary-General has inaugurated ITU’s newest bike parking solution, a covered-rack next to ITU’s HQ Tower in Geneva. The rack was co-funded by ITU Mobility, a group of ITU staff championing sustainable commuting, including by...
Tue 26/07/16
Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum, team leader of the climate change and health team within WHO's Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health, biked from Geneva to Paris to attend the Second Global Conference on Health and...
Wed 14/10/15
Following the great success of last year's electric bike loan programme in collaboration with Genèveroule, ITU’s Mobility Club wanted to do something even more impressive in 2015.   Putting a container filled with bikes available for UN...
Tue 14/07/15
This year, the annual Geneva “Bike to work” initiative, launched by PRO VELO Switzerland to promote cycling, was spread out over two months, May and June. The popularity of the event continued to grow with 1,665 companies registering in 2015 (...
Wed 13/08/14
This announcement first appeared on Climate Summit 2014 The UN Secretary-General has announced the members of an advisory group that is charged with promoting sustainable transport systems to further growth and development while protecting the...