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Earth Hour 2019

29 Mar 2019|

To signal the United Nations’ continued support for climate action, the Organization will participate in Earth Hour, a global lights-off event coordinated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and other volunteer organizations, on Saturday, 30 March from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.

UN launches drive to highlight environmental cost of staying fashionable

25 Mar 2019|

It takes around 7,500 litres of water to make a single pair of jeans, equivalent to the amount of water the average person drinks over a period of seven years. That’s just one of the many startling facts to emerge from recent environmental research, which show that the cost of staying fashionable is a lot more than just the price tag.

Air Pollution – Deadly Effects on Life

16 Mar 2019|

Air Pollution hurts the planet with increasingly deadly effects on life, the United Nations Environment warns, calling on countries to take measures to usher in a greener, cleaner and more sustainable future.

Plastic Ocean

15 Feb 2019|

United Nations - Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our story shows the damage to all creatures who depend on the ocean for their food – from birds… to us. 21st Century: Episode #126 This is an adaptation from the original documentary “A Plastic Ocean” by the Plastic Oceans Foundation

Promoting Sustainable Business

22 Jan 2019|

As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Global Compact encourages economic leaders to integrate sustainable development in their business models.