The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy Group was launched yesterday on 21 January 2016.
Unilever is furthering and deepening their climate action by announcing that they will become 'carbon positive' in their operations by 2030. 3GF congratulates Unilever on their priceworthy initative serving as an inspiration for other private companies that wish to contribute to green growth.
BVRio Environmental Exchange has launched a new app to assist traders and buyers of tropical timber in verifying the legality status of the products purchased. Information gathered is crosschecked to detect any inconsistencies with internal and external databases, including satellite imagery analysis from the Global Forest Watch
CEOs from 78 companies – including a number of 3GF partners – extend “an open offer” to governments to co-design climate solutions ahead of the UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris.
Following seven other nations, Vietnam has joined the Danish-led Global Green Growth Forum as an official partner country. The Danish Minister for Environment and Food Eva Kjer Hansen has today signed the agreement on entry in Hanoi.
A South African delegation was from the 19th to the 23rd of October in Denmark to learn from Danish experiences on energy efficiency. As part of their journey, they visited the 3GF 2015-16 Pre-meeting.
Read the 3GF July 2015 newsletter here
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