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Wed 27/11/13
UNOPS has recently launched a new UN Web Buy catalogue of photovoltaic (PV) power equipment and systems in another step towards helping the United Nations and its partners achieve climate neutrality. 
Mon 18/11/13
Back in July 2010, Greening the Blue reported on the first UN office to achieve LEED certification. We’ve now learned that the example set by UNEP’s Regional Office of North America (RONA) has been replicated across the rest of the building, which...
Mon 11/11/13
This story first appeared on the UN News Centre Biodegradable plates made from Colombian seeds, an online car-sharing scheme in Viet Nam, and sanitary pads made from banana waste are some of this year’s winners of a United Nations-backed award...
Mon 04/11/13
MINUSTAH makes the environment one of its priorities. As in other Peace Keeping Missions, the Environmental Compliance Unit (ECU) works to reduce the adverse impact of the Mission on Haiti’s environment. To learn more, we met Michelet Boyer,...
Mon 28/10/13
Fisher Brothers, the landlord of UNFPA HQ in New York has recently undergone a LEED certification process, with the result of a LEED Gold certification for existing buildings. The landlord implemented and achieved several sustainability measures at...
Mon 21/10/13
An Alliance of some of the world’s leading Health organizations are joining forces in collaboration with WHO to organize a one-day Climate and Health Summit in Warsaw, in parallel with COP19.  
Tue 08/10/13
ITU marked this year’s European Mobility week by inviting staff to “go green” and stay healthy by changing their travel habits and exploring Geneva by bicycle.
Sun 29/09/13
 This story was written by the United Nations Information Service, Geneva. Builders engaged in the renovations of the Palais des Nations, home to the United Nations Office at Geneva, were surprised to discover dozens of nests belonging to a...
Mon 23/09/13
The WHO Green Group and UNAIDS Environmental Working Group will host a free screening of the film ‘DIVE!: Living off America’s Waste’, at 19h00 on Thursday 3 October in the Kofi A. Annan room at UNAIDS/WHO. This is the first in a series of enjoyable...
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