Resource Efficiency Press Releases

Trash-Burning Cookstoves at Nairobi Slums Offer Glimpse of Green Development Opportunities

How a community in Nairobi's Kibera slum overcame management challenges to clean up their neighbourhood, embrace a new source of energy, create green jobs and make some money in the process.
12/02/2016 00:00:00

Call for Applications for the 2016 SEED Awards

Green Start-up Enterprises Can Submit Their Candidacy by 21 March 2016
26/01/2016 00:00:00

With UNEP's Support Central Asian States Tighten Cooperation to Achieve SDGs

UNEP solidified its presence in Central Asia this year by opening a new office and organizing a series of key meetings to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
22/01/2016 00:00:00

New 'Champions 12.3' Coalition Inspires Action to Halve Global Food Waste

UNEP Executive Director is among 30 CEOs, government ministers, global institution executives, and civil society leaders seeking to increase political and social momentum to achieve Target 12.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals.
21/01/2016 00:00:00

Viet Nam Dragon Fruit Orchards Bloom in New Light

A UNEP-GEF project is helping Vietnamese farmers to reduce their environmental impact and their electricity bills.
31/12/2015 00:00:00

Africa-Led Renewable Energy Project Receives Billions in Backing from International Community

08/12/2015 00:00:00


The future of what happens in our societies will be largely determined by what happens in the cities of our world.
08/12/2015 00:00:00

Aviation Pioneer and Solar Energy Champion Bertrand Piccard Designated UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador

On the Sidelines of the COP 21 Climate Conference in Paris
07/12/2015 00:00:00

Celebrity Chefs Serve up Free Meals from Discarded Food

Over 2,000 people savour dishes made from food destined for waste
03/12/2015 00:00:00

'Whole System' Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting

Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel
30/11/2015 00:00:00

Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050

The Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India project concluded today with a workshop held as part of the 8th Urban Mobility India conference in New Delhi.
27/11/2015 00:00:00

Biodegradable Plastics Are Not the Answer to Reducing Marine Litter, Says UN

Report Launched on 20th anniversary of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA)
17/11/2015 00:00:00

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