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Roz Savage Message to the YouthRoz Savage Message to the Youth

Roz Savage Message to the Youth on 2009 Tunza International Children & Youth Conference, Daejeon, Korea

Trade meTrade me

Trade Me is New Zealand’s largest eCommerce company and the country’s most visited website with over 1.9 million members. Through online auctions alone, kiwis buy, sell and reuse over 6 million used items every year, reducing waste to landfill and saving the energy and resources required to produce new items. In April 2008 Trade Me became carbon neutral and facilitated the first trade of Kyoto credits in New Zealand.

Khatun’s Green RevengeKhatun’s Green Revenge

Cleaning the environment and securing a sustainable future for the planet can create millions of green jobs.  In India the Self Employed Women’s Association - SEWA - has brought together over a million women toiling in the informal sector and is already putting into practice each and every element of a sustainable green economy.

Green future for women in IndiaGreen future for women in India

From garment workers earning less than a dollar a day to engineers in renewable energy. In Bangladesh the Grameen Shakti have 2 million solar panels installed and creating women entrepreneurs, they are providing green energy, a green economy and green jobs providing a decent living to local women.

Meridian EnergyMeridian Energy

Carbon management is business
as usual for Meridian Energy. Meridian is the largest energy producer
in Australia and third largest retailer and has sought carbon neutrality
as well as producing energy through renewable resources such as wind
and water. 

Freshwater under Threat South Asia: Crowded Land, Drying RiversFreshwater under Threat South Asia: Crowded Land, Drying Rivers

Rising temperatures are fast melting glaciers in the Himalayas, the origin of major rivers flowing across the Indian subcontinent. Reduced river flow can upset water balance for millions. Meanwhile, rapidly swelling glacial lakes can trigger flash floods. Based on Vulnerability Assessment of Freshwater Resources to Environmental Change report series <http://www.roap.unep.org/pub/index.cfm>