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Thu 30/11/17
According to this year’s Greening the Blue report, over 50% of the United Nations’ 2016 greenhouse gas emissions came from travel. In total, travel was the source of 1.03 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2eq) last year. Air travel...
Mon 13/11/17
The World Bank aspires to lead by example as it safeguards the wellbeing of its staff as well as the ecosystems, communities, and economies in which it works. Recognising the need for greater and lasting actions, the World Bank developed a Corporate...
Tue 07/11/17
According to the latest edition of the Greening the Blue report, launched 2 November, the UN generated 554kg of waste per capita in 2016. In terms of waste management, only 30% of the waste produced at UN facilities was repurposed (i.e....
Fri 03/11/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and foster sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made...
Fri 03/11/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and foster sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made...
Thu 02/11/17
According to the latest edition of the Greening the Blue report, released today, a record number of United Nations entities – 39 – were climate neutral for 2016.  The Greening the Blue report, the UN’s annual report on its environmental impacts...
Thu 26/10/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
Fri 20/10/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
Tue 15/08/17
“Be the Change Week”, an initiative by the Department of Public Information to invite all staff to take the Sustainability Challenge, may have ended but the challenge continues! 
Thu 03/08/17
On July 26th, the Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon. Kornelia Shilunga on behalf of the Hon. Obeth Kandjoze, officially launched the UN House solar panels alongside the City of Windhoek (CoW) and the UN System in Namibia (UN Namibia). The UN...
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