Resource Efficiency Press Releases

UNDP Joins Partnership for Action on Green Economy, Bringing New Resources and Opportunities for Countries

Inclusive Green Economy Key to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
26-6-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and GGGI Renew Alliance to Accelerate Green Economy

Promise to Support National Green Growth Plans and Policies
26-6-2014 00:00:00

New First of its Kind Tool Helps Avoid Global Food Waste

23-5-2014 00:00:00

From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists

The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million
7-5-2014 00:00:00

Leaders Gather at SAVE FOOD Congress 2014 to Discuss Innovative Ways to Reduce Global Food Loss and Waste

7-5-2014 00:00:00

Roadmap for Unprecedented Shift Towards Sustainable Consumption and Production Launches in Asia and the Pacific

2-5-2014 00:00:00

New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security

The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years.
15-4-2014 00:00:00

Governments Review Issues to Top World Environment Agenda Ahead of First-Ever UN Environment Assembly

Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.
25-3-2014 00:00:00

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth

Forests support the livelihoods of 1.6 billion people, with the value of ecosystem services from tropical forests estimated at an average of US $6,120 per hectare each year.
20-3-2014 00:00:00

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth

Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society.
20-3-2014 00:00:00

Latin American and Caribbean Ministerial Forum Approves Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development in Region

Acknowledging the need and opportunities for global-scale leadership by this region for the world´s environment, through the Los Cabos Declaration, the Ministers confirmed the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean as one of the most relevant spaces for political and policy dialogue to establish and identify regional priorities.
16-3-2014 00:00:00

Green Economy Transition Already Underway in Africa: Steiner Addresses African Ministerial Conference in Algeria in Lead Up to UN SDGs Consultations

An inclusive Green Economy has the potential to improve human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities.
22-2-2014 00:00:00

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