Resources

Follow the links below to find publications, groups, networks and websites covering a range of subjects relevant to embedding sustainability within UN organizations.

 

An Overview: Greening the Blue


General publications regarding the UN's greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to reduce them. This section also has links to relevant groups and websites.

 

Staff Engagement


Resources and tools for anyone wanting to communicate sustainability in their organization, including the 'Say Yes to Less' waste management campaign materials

 

Facilities


Guidance for facility managers in reducing building-related emissions. The page also has links to relevant groups, websites and case studies.

 

Meetings


The UN Green Meeting Guide provides invaluable advice for anyone wanting to reduce the carbon-footprint of their meetings.

 

Procurement


Details of the UN's approach to sustainable procurement, including guidelines for the purchase of specific products and services.

 

Travel


In 2016, travel was responsible for 54% of the UN's reported greenhouse gas emissions. Find out how to reduce the impact of both business travel and commuting.