With the help of the UN, the world’s USD 2.5 trillion USD fashion industry is shifting to more sustainable business models which can help fight climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The fashion industry, including the production of all clothes which people wear, contributes to around 10% of global fashionH&MResource efficiencytiziano guardiniUnited Nations Read More
"Behind every global risk there’s an opportunity." That has been the mantra of the Global Opportunity Report since we at Sustainia launched the project in 2014, in partnership with DNV GL and the United Nations Global Compact. As a counterpart to World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, which outlines the world’s DNVGLGlobal GoalsSDGsSpaceship EarthSustainiaUnited Nations Read More
11 December 2017 is the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The Kyoto Protocol entered into force on 16 February 2005, the then-United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Kofi Annan marked the occasion with this message calling on countries to climate changeKyoto ProtocolUnited Nations Read More
7 October 2017 – Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday called for the full mobilization of the international community to support the people of the affected areas, while stressing the need to accelerate climate action.
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The United Nations has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The year is an opportunity to look at how tourism is affected by climate change and how emissions from the sector can be curbed, along with finding ways for the industry to better adapt to Climate Change ActionsustainabilityUnited NationsWorld Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Read More
India has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Paris Agreement with the United Nations on 2 October 2016.
At the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP), held in Paris, France, the Parties adopted the Paris Climate Change Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
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7th July 2016
UN’s former climate change chief, who was a key architect of the Paris climate agreement, joins long list of candidates to succeed Ban Ki-moon.
One of the chief architects of the global accord on climate change signed last year in Paris has been nominated for the post of secretary Bank Ki-moonChristiana Figueresparis agreementsecretary generalUnited Nations Read More
11th October 2015
For the first time in 13 years The UN Climate Panel has elected a new leader. Hoesung Lee, the long serving vice-chair of the Climate Panel (IPCC), will replace Dr. Rajendra Pachauri who was forced to step down amid accusations of sexual harassment by a female employee at Assessment Reportclimate changeHoesung LeeIPCCPolicymakersRajendra PachauriUnited Nations Read More