The United Nations is committed to reducing its environmental footprint to the greatest extent possible. Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the organisational level focus on changing travel and procurement policies, retrofitting office space and sourcing ‘clean’ energy. But sustaining emissions reductions in the longer-term will depend on the engagement of all staff.
Several UN agencies - led by UNDP and UNEP - have therefore been working together to develop Greening the Blue: the tutorial. The purpose of the one-hour tutorial is to ensure that all UN staff: