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Thu 09/04/20
Did you know? Since October, a new photovoltaic system has been steadily producing energy at RAF. The inauguration of this solar energy system is the first in many steps to reduce the carbon footprint of the regional office, and is part of a...
Mon 06/01/20
This month FAO is celebrating the 1st year of operation of the solar PV system installed at FAO Djibouti! In line with the main objective of the FAO Corporate Environmental Responsibility Team to reduce its emissions and environmental impact, the...
Fri 03/01/20
UNDP Bhutan has provided blankets to keep its staff warm at work as temperatures dip. This effort is the latest in a series of office-wide initiatives being taken to reduce our carbon footprint. UNDP Bhutan’s efforts to reduce energy consumption and...
Fri 04/10/19
UNDP Brazil has done solid work on sustainable operations and greening initiatives, not only to promote a better work environment, but also to benefit from the efficiencies and cost-savings of actions. 
Tue 12/03/19
The UN Environment Latin America and the Caribbean Office, located in Panama City, works closely with the 33 countries of the region - including 16 Small Island Developing States, serving a population of about 588 million people. While the region is...
Wed 20/02/19
Did you know that UN Environment has been carbon neutral since January 2008? In fact, according the Greening the Blue Report 2018, 43 United Nations agencies are now carbon neutral, with 39% of the UN's reported greenhouse gas emissions being offset...
Fri 07/12/18
As the deadline for achieving the UN’s target to become climate neutral draws closer, the UN System has once again demonstrated its commitment to environmental sustainability. Introducing the 2018 edition of the Greening the Blue report, released...
Thu 06/12/18
Environmental degradation disproportionately impacts children, particularly in vulnerable communities. Adopting renewable energy sources like solar, especially in places that are at the front lines of climate change and suffering from high energy...
Wed 05/12/18
From 2 until 14 December In Katowice, Poland, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the Unites Ntions Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) is taking place. As part of the overall sustainability strategy of the UN Climate Change...
Fri 21/09/18
The Green One UN House (GOUNH) in Viet Nam was awarded the Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award in the Institutional Category at the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) biennial Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building...