ASBC Calls on Business Leaders to Support EPA Carbon Pollution Rules

The sustainable business community knows that being good to the environment is also good for business. The U.S. EPA has issued a proposed rule to control carbon pollution from new power plant. The rule will reduce the danger of climate change and create new opportunities for the business community. Businesses …

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities April 24, 2012 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Conference Room A, United Nations North Lawn Building Draft Agenda With increased migration from rural to urban areas for economic opportuities, local governments are faced with the challenges of providing public …

Millions Of People To Receive Solar Energy Access Through Un-Backed Initiative

Millions Of People To Receive Solar Energy Access Through Un-Backed Initiative New York, Feb 16 2012 11:05AM A Mauritius-based company announced today that it will provide access to low-cost solar energy for 33 million people in Africa and Asia for the next four years, as part of a United Nations-backed …

UNEP GEO Bulletin – Vol. 182 No. 3 – UN Environment Programme Fifth Global Environment Outlook Europe Consultation – Final Summary

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Environment Outlook (GEO) Regional Consultation for Europe took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 23-24 September 2010. The regional consultation brought together 53 participants representing a range of stakeholders, including UN agencies, government departments, research and academic institutions, the private sector and press from Europe.