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UNEP Inquiry Shows How to Align Global Finance with Sustainable Development
08/10/2015
The heartland of the global economy, the financial system, can evolve to serve its core purpose of growing and sustaining the real economy.

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