Resource Efficiency Press Releases

Evaluate Land to Halt Annual Loss of 24 Billion Tonnes of Fertile Soil, Expert Panel Says

On World Day to Combat Desertification
17/06/2016 00:00:00

Pan-European Region Makes High-Level Commitments towards Greening Economies

Food waste, ecosystem services and green public procurement among pledged topics forming new Batumi Initiative on Green Economy
09/06/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Welcomes Alicia Bárcena Ibarra as New Co Chair of Expert Panel on Natural Resources

At the 18th meeting of the International Resource Panel, Cape Town
08/06/2016 00:00:00

Hundreds of Students from 30 Countries Celebrate World Environment Day in Shanghai

A five-day meeting seeks innovative solutions to change the world's consumption patterns
07/06/2016 00:00:00

First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

  • New international framework launched to empower businesses, governments, and other organizations to measure, report on and manage food loss and waste
  • An estimated one-third of all food is lost or wasted worldwide as it moves from where it is produced to where it is eaten, even as more than 800 million people are undernourished
  • Food loss and waste globally costs up to $940 billion per year
  • Food loss and waste generates about 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. If it were a country, food loss and waste would be the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the United States

06/06/2016 00:00:00

New funding to help cities world-wide implement efficient district energy

Last year the world committed to a more sustainable future. The rollout of efficient district energy systems in cities can help make it happen, and newly approved funding will boost action and implementation.
06/06/2016 00:00:00

Credit Ratings Embrace More Systematic Consideration of Environmental and Social Governance

Strong support from fixed income investors fuels momentum
26/05/2016 00:00:00

Top 12 Ways World Can End Hunger, Stem Environmental Damage from Food Systems

Latest IRP report lists 12 ways to use natural resources more efficiently, improve human health and reduce the environmental damage caused by food systems
25/05/2016 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Helps Kick Off Solar Soccer Cup Final Match


22/05/2016 00:00:00

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time

New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them
20/05/2016 00:00:00

Rate of Environmental Damage Increasing Across the Planet but There Is Still Time to Reverse Worst Impacts if Governments Act Now, UNEP Assessment Says

Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World's Environment under the Microscope
19/05/2016 00:00:00

PRESS CONFERENCE INVITATION: Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World's Environment Under the Microscope

MEDIA INVITATION
18/05/2016 00:00:00


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