HQ: Rome, Italy
Investing in rural people.
In 2015 IFAD was awarded Platinum LEED certification for the category Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EB:OM). IFAD is the first UN entity to obtain Platinum for existing buildings.
IFADs emissions have been reduced from 5579 tCO2 in 2010 to 3,639 tCO2 in 2015.
IFAD has offset its total emissions for 2013, 2014 and 2015 through the purchase of Adaptation Fund Certified Emission Reductions from the Clean Development Mechanism at UNFCCCs. With this offsetting IFAD is one of the UN agencies which can be declared climate neutral.
Pilot projected on waste management reduced non-recyclable waste by 73%
Monitor and document performance according to updated LEED criteria for 2020 re-certification.
Analyse and identify areas for further improvement and intervention.
Implement enhancements to meet higher sustainability requirements.
Keep the momentum and staff engagement.