The Milan-based strategy and communications consultancy, Zelian, has officially become a member of the Green Industry Platform
Mr. LI Yong, in a recent interview with Making It magazine, outlines his views on inclusive and sustainable industrial development
The Third Global Chemical Leasing Award Ceremony, which will take place from 11 to 13 November in Basel, Switzerland, is now open for entries
The report for the Green Industry Conference, which took place in November 2013, is now available along with photos from the event
A milestone achievement was reached on the first day of the Conference, with the adoption of the ‘Lima Declaration’
The Green Industry Platform is a global high-level, multi-stakeholder partnership intended to act as a forum to catalyze, mobilize and mainstream action on Green Industry around the world. It provides a framework to bring together governmental, business and civil society leaders to secure concrete commitments and mobilize action in support of the Green Industry agenda.
"The multi-stakeholder Green Industry Platform represents a unique opportunity through which collaborative actions by government, business and civil society can help bring about transformational change in the manufacturing industry."
LI Yong, Director General, UNIDO
"To create platforms within our UN family that allow us to work with key sectors of our economy as a system is one of the objectives that not only we very much believe in, as leaders of our instiutions, but which also the Secretary-General has made one of the main tenets of his tenure."
Achim Steiner, Executive Director, UNEP
"We want to see concrete results coming out of Rio and this has the potential to be one of the most important. Looking at the momentum that is building up behind this initiative, I will encourage others to join us."
Janez Potocnik, European Commissioner for the Environment
"The Platform can help both your bottom line and the environment […] and I think other businesses can accept that."
David Hasanat, Chairman & CEO, ViyellaTex Group
“The Green Industry Platform offers a forum for governments and organizations to come together and improve outcomes for green industry, a necessity in today’s complex and resource-constrained world. We have joined because we know that the current barriers to a burgeoning green industry can be overcome with the right approach, commitment and investment.”
Jigar Shah, Executive Director, Institute for Industrial Productivity