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ViyellaTex Group Wins MCCI Centenary Award

ViyellaTex Group, Advisory Board member of the UNIDO-UNEP Green Industry Platform, received a Centenary Award from the Dhaka Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) on the occasion of the Chamber’s 110th founding anniversary. Bangladesh’s Minister of Finance, H.E. Mr.

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Second Meeting of Green Industry Platform Advisory Board Held

The second meeting of the Advisory Board – the highest advisory body of the UNIDO-UNEP Green Industry Platform – was held on 22 September 2014, in New York. The meeting took place in conjunction with the 69th session of the

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Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award Goes to Green Industry Platform Member

“Greening the Caribbean”, a member of the UNIDO-UNEP Green Industry Platform, was selected as the winner of the Urban and Regional Development category at the 2014 Sustainable Entrepreneurship Awards (SEA) held in Vienna, Austria, on 8 October 2014. “Greening the

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Green Industry Presented at the UN SDSN International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice 2014

The second annual International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice was held at Columbia University in New York from 17 to 18 September 2014, in the run-up to the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The conference, organized by

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Climate Change Key Focus of Business and Youth Engagement in China

The second China Summit on Caring for Climate: Ecological Civilization and Beautiful Home was held on 26 June 2014 in Beijing to elevate the role of business action in addressing climate change in China.  Organized by the Global Compact Network China in collaboration with UNIDO’s

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Eco-Industrial Parks and Industrial Symbiosis Focus of UNIDO Event at Green Week 2014

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in collaboration with the European Commission, held a dedicated side-session during Green Week 2014 on “Eco-Industrial Parks as a Tool to Scale Up a Resource Efficient and Circular Economy”. The session brought together

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Green industry training programme opens in Bahrain

A training course on green industry, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), opened 11 June in Manama, the capital of Bahrain. The seven-day, regional training programme entitled “Green industry: Transforming the industry of the future” is conducted

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UNIDO to hold two forums in 2014 on strategies and instruments for inclusive and sustainable industrial development

To support UNIDO’s role as a facilitator of knowledge and advice on policies and strategies towards achieving inclusive and sustainable industrial development, the Director General of UNIDO, LI Yong, has announced plans to convene two global forums in 2014. The

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Introducing the Women in Green Industry Chapter

The Green Industry Platform, co-chaired by UNIDO and UNEP, has established a Women in Green Industry Chapter, which aims to benefit female professionals who work in green industry. Responding to the challenges of women facing persistent inequalities with regards to

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Vinyl Sustainability Forum Addresses Green Industry

Green Industry was a key topic at the Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2014, the annual conference of the European PVC industry’s renewed ten-year voluntary commitment to sustainability – VinylPlus. The meeting, which took place in Rome from 8 to 9 May

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