Twenty African eco-enterprises to receive prestigious SEED Awards

Nairobi, 28 September 2016 - Shoes made from old tires by disabled artisans in Ghana, roads built from recycled plastic in Kenya, natural fertilizers made from water hyacinths in Burkina Faso. Those are just some of the 20 African eco-innovations... Read more

Actions to Green the Financial System Have Doubled - But Further Transformation Still Needed

30 September 2016 - Worldwide policy actions to harness the global financial system for sustainable development have more than doubled over the last five years, but more effort is needed to turn this momentum into genuine global transformation,... Read more

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment Launch Video Contest to Bring Attention to Food Waste

1 November 2016 - Forgotten in the fridge or scraped off a plate. Thrown in the garbage. Left to rot. Sent to a landfill. Millions of consumers repeat this sequence of actions without a second thought and send mountains of uneaten food to landfills... Read more

United Nations reports its 2015 greenhouse gas emissions

7 November 2016 - The United Nations emitted 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent in 2015, according to the organization's annual report of its greenhouse gas emissions. The latest edition of the Greening the Blue report, released... Read more