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Mon 08/07/13
Celebrating the World Environment Day in MINUSTAH (United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti ) was an ideal opportunity to raise the environmental awareness of the Mission’s personnel, in particular about the recycling program implemented in the...
Fri 28/06/13
Greening the Blue’s raison d'être is to provide UN staff with all the necessary information, advice and tools they need to affect change within their own organization. That’s why we were absolutely delighted to receive a letter from the Uruguayan...
Tue 11/06/13
Birdie turned heads and caused a range of reactions wherever he went on Wednesday 5 June. People took photos, posed for photos, some just stared. There was no mistaking however, that Birdie was in the house.Birdie, who is City Hall’s official mascot...
Wed 15/05/13
Greening the Blue has launched it's World Environment Day campaign for 2013. On 5 June, individuals and organizations around the world will be getting involved with activities to promote this year’s theme: food waste. Food waste is an often under-...
Wed 20/03/13
20 March 2013 marks the International Day without meat. A day when everyone is encourage to experiment with a diet without meat.  UNOG decided to participate this year as part of it’s environmental policy, in order to raise awareness among all...
Thu 07/02/13
The team behind Greening the Blue are currently hard at work creating an on-line tutorial to help raise awareness of how UN staff can make more sustainable decisions in their everyday working lives.
Tue 15/01/13
The following interview by Ruvan de Alwis and Rachel Miller with Kati Timar first appeared in UN Special. 
Thu 04/10/12
Here’s an excellent example of staff engagement – proving that communicating low carbon behaviours to staff and colleagues can be quite a lot of fun…. 
Wed 26/09/12
The “choose to reuse” campaign, run by the Green Group at WHO HQ, has succeeded in cutting use of paper cups by 20,000 between June to August this year. The “Choose to Reuse” campaign succeeded in getting 1,600 staff members to switch to...
Thu 30/08/12
Well ok, so it's not really a first screening, but FAO have given Greening the Blue permission to give you a sneak peak of the first film in a series they are currently producing to create awareness and inspire environmentally responsible...