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Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN: The UN Systems Footprint and Efforts to Reduce It (2011 edition)

Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN: The UN Systems Footprint and Efforts to Reduce It (2011 edition)

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Published by: United Nations Environment Programme on May 31, 2012
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The UN system’s ootprint and eorts to reduce it
 2011 edition
The UN system’s ootprint and eorts to reduce it
 This is a UNEP publication, prepared in its capacityas secretariat o the UN Environment ManagementGroup. The publication has been produced with thesupport o Martineau & Co, Zoï Environment Network and Thad Mermer.
Cover photo: © Mlenny, istockphoto.com
© 2012 United Nations Environment Programme
 This publication may be reproduced in whole or in part inany orm or educational or non-prot purposes withoutspecial permission rom the copyright holders, providedacknowledgement o the source is made.UNEP would appreciate receiving a copy o any publicationthat uses this publication as a source. No use o thispublication may be made or resale or or any commercialpurpose whatsoever without prior permission in writtenorm rom the copyright holders. The use o inormationrom this publication concerning proprietary products oradvertising is not permitted.
 The designations employed and the presentation o thematerial in this publication do not imply the expression o any opinion whatsoever on the part o the United NationsEnvironment Programme concerning the legal status o any country, territory, city or area or o its authorities, orconcerning delimitation o its rontiers or boundaries.Mention o a commercial company or product doesnot imply endorsement by the cooperating partners. The views expressed do not necessarily represent thedecision or the stated policy o the United NationsEnvironment Programme, nor does citing o tradenames or commercial processes constituteendorsement.DTI/1516/GE
UNEP promotesenvironmentally sound practicesglobally and in its own activities. Thispublication has been published only in anelectronic version and is ormatted or ease o reading on your computer monitor.
 2011 edition
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we deliver, but also
we deliver. We arealso looking to this year’s UN Conerence on SustainableDevelopment – Rio+20 – to generate ideas that willenergize sustainability eorts worldwide.I thank the Heads o UN agencies and their sta or workingtogether to move their entities towards sustainability.And I commend this publication to all those within andbeyond the UN amily who want to play their part inplacing the world onto a truly sustainable ooting.
New York, April 2012
oving Towards a Climate Neutral UN 
showcasesthe enthusiasm o UN sta across the world ormaking the operations o the UN system moresustainable.We are making steady progress. In March, the main UNwebsite launched a new section oering a wide rangeo inormation on the Organization’s sustainabilityperormance. In April, I opened the new UN building inNairobi – a beacon o sustainable construction. In May, anew position - UN Senior Advisor on Sustainability - was
created to coordinate the Secretariat’s work on climateneutrality. In August, I presented the UN21 Award tothe UN Environment Programme and the Departmento Field Support or their eorts to green the UN.And in September, senior ocials o the inter-agencyEnvironment Management Group approved a StrategicPlan or Sustainability Management in the UN system. The United Nations system is strongly committed toleading by example and ensuring that our operationsare continuously monitored and improved - not just in
Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary General

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