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Costa Rican environmental bank joins Green Industry Platform

VIENNA – BanCO2, the world’s first CO2 bank focused on climate change mitigation and low-carbon development promotion, joined the UNIDO-UNEP Green Industry Platform today. At an event organized by Costa Rica’s Permanent Mission in Vienna, diplomatic staff and United Nations

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VinylPlus joins the Green Industry Platform

On the occasion of the third Green Industry Conference held in Guangzhou, China (7-9 November), VinylPlus joined the Green Industry Platform, a joint initiative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The

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soleRebels CEO joins Green Industry Platform Advisory Board

VIENNA – Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of soleRebels – Africa’s fastest growing footwear brand – has joined the advisory board of the Green Industry Platform, convened by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the

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Sustainable business should be the norm not a niche

UNIDO and ecoConnect CIC, the United Kingdom’s premier green industry business network, held a joint event in London to address the benefits, challenges and opportunities for businesses through the pursuance of a Green Industry approach. As part of ecoConnect’s “Green

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More with less: resource scarcity as a catalyst for green industrial development

Recently appearing in Making It magazine, Peder Holk Nielsen, the CEO of Novozymes, a Denmark-based biotechnology company, explained how bio-based products can improve manufacturing processes and save resources and costs. He writes: Industries all over the world face an uphill

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Green industry and energy efficiency top Seoul conference agenda

Green industry and energy efficiency are at the core of sustainable industrial development, said participants at an international conference that opened in Seoul today. The one-day event was organized by the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy

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UNIDO Director General and industry leaders advocate for green industry

  NEW YORK – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), hosted a panel discussion promoting green industry on the fringes of last week’s 2013 United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit. The

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International Training Course on Green Economy in Israel

Thirty public officials, environmentalists and policymakers from 19 developing countries took part in a professional development course, “Green Economy – Policy Measures and Implementation of Green Growth” at the Weitz Centre for Development Studies in Rehovot, Israel, in August 2013.

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New Chairperson of the Green Industry Platform

On 28 June 2013, UNIDO appointed a new Director General, Mr. Li Yong of China. In addition to being the former Vice Minister of Finance and possessing a wealth of experience in international development issues, Mr. Li Yong has a

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ecoConnect becomes first UK signatory to the Green Industry Platform

LONDON – ecoConnect, the British green industry business network, has become the first UK signatory to the Green Industry Platform, a joint initiative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Green

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