Greening the Blue was launched in 2010. The audience for the website is UN staff as well as external stakeholders with an interest in the UN’s performance on sustainability. The aim is to raise awareness of the importance of sustainability throughout the UN system and highlight what’s been achieved, what’s happening next and how staff can get involved.


Navigation Tips


The clickable Greening the Blue logo at the top left of every page will take you to the Homepage.

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please use the Search box at the top right of the page.


Thematic Pages


The website is divided into eight main sections. These are:

These pages cover the main aspects surrounding the UN’s efforts to go green, what has been done so far and what needs to be done.


Viewing, Downloading & Printing Files


Multimedia: If you are unable to open audio/video files, it may be that you require a multimedia player. In order to view animation files, you may require a flash player.

Documents (PDF): To view and print a file in PDF format, download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Printing: Any pages printed from the website should default to black text on a white background, if this is not the case, i.e. if you are printing white text on a black background, please contact us.


Further Questions or Help


If further assistance is required or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.