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Leaders Commit to Urgent and Coordinated Action to Achieve 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
26/09/2015
Representatives of International Organizations Issue Call for Joint Action at Sustainable Development Goals Summit

Largest Brazilian Cosmetics Manufacturer Recognized with United Nations Top Environmental Award
11/09/2015
Natura named Champion of the Earth for making sustainability their business

Green Innovation Highlighted at 2015 SEED Awards
09/09/2015
2015 SEED Awards Honour African and Women-Led Enterprises

UNEP's 24th International Children Painting Competition: Regional Winner for Africa Announced
08/09/2015
Nine year old Hussein Malla from Kenya claims first prize

Demand for Wood in Africa Could Triple by 2050, Straining the Continent's Dwindling Forest Resources, Warns UN Report
08/09/2015
Integrating informal sectors into official economy could protect forests by promoting sustainable management and boosting productivity

The Mounting Problem: World's Cities Produce up to 10 Billion Tonnes of Waste Each Year, UN Study Estimates
07/09/2015
Holistic waste management could save countries hundreds of billions USD and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 20% annually

UNEP Supports First Ever Round-The-World Solar Flight
09/03/2015
35,000km Journey to Show how Clean Tech and Pioneering Spirit can Change the World