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Tue 05/12/17
Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in our society. Over time, companies and organisations are becoming more and more aware of the fact that there is no alternative to sustainable development, which brings benefits not only to society...
Wed 12/07/17
On July 6th, at the FAO Conference in Rome, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN) launched its new Corporate Environmental Responsibility Strategy 2017-2020, which analyses the organization’s current environmental performance and...
Fri 29/07/16
[Article written by: Jean Philippe Decraene] After an innovative procurement process, FAO has upgraded nearly all corridor lighting around the headquarters buildings. This project will save the Organization approximately USD 71,000 per year and...
Fri 08/07/16
[Article written by: Jean Philippe Decraene] 2016 has begun under the sign of corporate environmental responsibility for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Wed 24/02/16
For the first time, the Committee on Food Security (CFS) has offset the greenhouse gas emissions resulting from air travel and local commuting for all delegates at the meeting hosted at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Headquarters in...
Tue 14/10/14
More than 100 colleagues from the Rome based UN Agencies were joined by friends and family to do their bit for Clean Up The World Day on Saturday 27 September
Fri 04/04/14
UN staff, diplomats and citizens of Geneva gathered at Palais des Nations on 21 March, the International Day of Forests, for a dance performance advocating the linkages between sustainable fashion and sustainable forest management.
Wed 04/12/13
2013 was a year of recycle, reduce and reuse for staff at the FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (FAORLC) in Santiago, Chile. In October their hard work was recognized with a ”Recycla E-WASTE 2013” award granted by a national...
Fri 16/08/13
The dust may be starting to settle after all the excitement of World Environment Day, but at FAO Headquarters in Rome long-term measures to reduce food waste are already showing promising results.
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...
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