What is the best way to choose your meeting location? The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has just the thing for you: a "Green Meetings Calculator." Here’s the thing. You are organizing a meeting that will be attended by...
ICAO have launched a new Green Meetings Calculator.
The on-line tool is designed to assist UN organizations in reducing their carbon emissions from work related air travel to attend meetings. The software works by generating an...
Scientists agree that climate change is 'unequivocal' and induced by man’s activity. The UN's Environment Programme reported in November 2012 that greenhouse gases are 14% above where they need to be in 2020 for temperature rises to remain below 2C...
In May this year Greening the Blue reported on the savings achieved during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), Rio+20, thanks to the UN’s new PaperSmart initiative.Through the use of new PaperSmart technology the...
The first Green Standards Week took place in Rome, Italy, on 5-9 September, with a special focus on how information and communication standards can assist the transition to a green economy.
The Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today opened the UNEP 2011 Governing Council meeting in Nairobi and commited to make it a green meeting.
The in-house greening team at the United Nations Environment Programme, known as Step-by-Step, has awarded its annual prize for the greenest UNEP office.And this year’s winner is…. the New York office.