News

Tue 14/09/10
Greening the Blue (www.greeningtheblue.org) has been nominated for 'Best Website' by the judges of the IVCA Clarion Awards.
Tue 10/08/10
In response to demand from our supporters, Greening the Blue is proud to announce the launch of a stand alone resources tab.
Thu 22/07/10
Beth Pe’Och from UNOG has written an article in UN Special about office plants and their value to our well-being.She cites several pieces of research and reports which highlight the positive impacts that indoor plants can have on health, in reducing...
Wed 07/07/10
The Greening the Blue Facebook tab was released today and can be seen in action on UNEP's Facebook page. The tab highlights the key features of Greening the Blue and show's what's happening to create a more sustainable United Nations.
Fri 04/06/10
Follow the launch of Greening the Blue on our launch blog. If you've got something to add, please email your story to [email protected] All times are in British Summer Time.  FRIDAY 4 JUNE 22:50 International have done a story
Wed 02/06/10
You can follow the progress of Greening the Blue on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up, become our friend, our fan, follow us, tweet or blog: Visit our Facebook page Follow us on Twitter We're keen to hear what's happening to green the blue where you are...
Wed 02/06/10
Today, 4 June 2010, marks the official launch of Greening the Blue.  And to celebrate we're premiering a new animation showing UN staff how easy it is for us all to play our part in making the UN more sustainable. The two-minute film...
Mon 03/05/10
World Environment Day (WED) 2010 aims to be the biggest, most widely celebrated, global day for positive, environmental action ever. Commemorated on 5 June since 1972, WED is one of the principal vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide...
Mon 26/04/10
So how will the United Nations celebrate World Environment Day? This year the UN will use WED (Saturday, 5 June 2010) to highlight the progress that’s been made internally to move the UN-family towards greater sustainability, whilst also pushing for...
Wed 31/03/10
The United Nations is getting a grip on the greenhouse gases (GHG) it generates. In an unprecedented joint effort, the whole UN system has compiled an inventory of its annual emissions. The total – the equivalent of 1.7 million tonnes of carbon...