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Good Environment for Sustainable Business

Badr Jafar | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Badr Jafar

It is easy to think that one person, or one business, can never make a meaningful difference, and that short-term priorities usually prevail. However that attitude is in itself as unsustainable as the actions that it will precipitate.

Climate Change: A Challenge For Our Times

Ian Somerhalder | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
Ian Somerhalder

This is the essence of World Environment Day and the idea at the heart of my challenge to the global community -- to "raise your voice, not the sea level."

Let's Plant a Forest

Don Cheadle | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact
Don Cheadle

The theme of this year's World Environment Day, Forests: Nature at Your Service, underscores the variety of life-sustaining services that forests provide and calls us all to take action to protect these resources and move towards a greener economy.

Greening the Blue

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

This year, the UN is launching a new public web site that records the carbon footprint of just about every UN agency. The first step in solving a problem is figuring out its true scope and being transparent about it.

UN World Environmental Day: A Rallying Point

Carlos Brito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carlos Brito

Environmental responsibility is important, not only because it is the right way to operate, but because it is a fundamental pillar of our long-term business strategy.