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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...
Mon 06/08/12
The winners of the 2012 Greening the Blue Pledge-athon were announced today by the Greening the Blue team.  Each of the five winners, all of whom are UN staff, has made a pledge on the Greening the Blue website as part of the celebrations for...
Fri 22/06/12
When sending a few pages to the printer, it is difficult to visualise how those few sheets of paper, when multiplied by all the staff at UNHQ in New York, can add up. The Department of Management at UNHQ is hosting an exhibit on the North Lawn which...
Tue 08/11/11
31 Oct, 2011, Ha Noi: To mark this year’s UN Day, the UN in Viet Nam hosted a green picnic for nearly 600 staff, family and friends. Green booths with environmental quizzes and vegetarian meal options were some of the activities featured during the...
Fri 30/09/11
The long-awaited translations of Greening the Blue’s materials are now available in all the official UN languages. Ready-to-use posters, flyers, PowerPoint presentations and more are now ready to download in Spanish, Mandarin, Russian, French and...
Thu 01/09/11
Inspired by the message that individual actions can collectively become a force for positive change,  ICAO Headquarters has launched a new staff communications and awareness campaign on sustainability management: Greening the Blue - ICAO&Me...
Tue 02/08/11
The World Bank has arranged its own Bike to Work Day as a part of Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s greater ride-to-work event. The initiative proved a great success with over 40 bankers taking part. As Karen Azeez, a Junior Professional...