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  1. UN Environment will support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia
    UN Environment will support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia 3 Apr 2017

    UN Environment will assist Colombia with overcoming the environmental degradation legacy of the internal conflict which lasted for more than 50 years, especially in remote rural areas

    South America,Finance,Policy
  2. Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics
    Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics 4 Aug 2016

    A guide to where you’ll find responsibly-sourced FSC forest products at the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Sport
  3. Latin American Environment Ministers meet to define regional approach to UN Environment Assembly
    Latin American Environment Ministers meet to define regional approach to UN Environment Assembly 31 Mar 2016

    Ministers of Environment and representatives of 33 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean will agree this week a set of common actions to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals

    South America,Policy
  4. IDB to double financing for climate change
    IDB to double financing for climate change 15 Oct 2015

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will increase climate related financing by between 25 per cent and 30 per cent by 2020. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development

    North America,South America,Finance
  5. Caixa Econômica Federal: Rural Housing Biodigesters Project
    Caixa Econômica Federal: Rural Housing Biodigesters Project 6 Oct 2015

    The Biodigesters Project is a social technology acknowledged in the 2011/2012 edition of the Caixa Best Practices in Local Management Award and included in the UN-Habitat database

    South America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  6. Cemig: a leader in transparency on climate issues in Brazil
    Cemig: a leader in transparency on climate issues in Brazil 18 Mar 2015

    Cemig is the most highlighted company this year in the category "Transparency" in disclosure of information related to climate change

    South America,Sustainable Energy
  7. Cemig – 15 consecutive years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
    Cemig – 15 consecutive years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 18 Mar 2015

    Cemig remains on the select list of companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and stands out as the only company in the electricity sector of Brazil and Latin America that has been listed in this index since its inception

    South America,Sustainable Energy
  8. Caixa Econômica Federal Solid Waste Management and Carbon Finance Project
    Caixa Econômica Federal Solid Waste Management and Carbon Finance Project 6 Nov 2014

    Caixa was registered with the United Nations (UN) for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) activity program focused on municipal solid waste management, namely “Caixa Econômica Federal Solid Waste Management and Carbon Finance Project”

    South America,Finance
  9. The World Green Summit launches at Rio 20 with Sir Richard Branson, Ted Turner and global leaders
    The World Green Summit launches at Rio 20 with Sir Richard Branson, Ted Turner and global leaders 14 Jun 2012

    The World Green Summit (WGS), 20 June, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, is the business, finance and government forum during the high-level segment of Rio+20.

    South America,Finance

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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