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 SDGs Partnership  The French-Polish Chamber of Commerce has published the findings of the 4th edition of the "CSR in practice" report, which monitors business responsibility for people and the environment. The UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre is the partner of the report. Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  On July 2, 2019, at the BASF Polska headquarters, the ceremony closing the Agro-Ambassadors program  3rd edition and the Good Agricultural Practices competition was held. The ceremony was attended by dr Monika Szewczyk, an expert on biodiversity at the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre, and a member of the jury at the Good Agricultural Practices competition. Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  During the months: April, May, and June of 2019, four new entities entered in to the "Together for the Environment" SDGs Partnership.  Get more »
 In the press  Events in June, that were aimed at raising public awareness of the negative effects of air pollution, have met with considerable media interest, hence it became possible to reach wider audience and share the message about the challenges in construction and buildings, transport or the energy system. Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  Just like last year, this year's celebration of the World Environment Day also involved green ribbons symbolizing readiness to take urgent actions for the planet and for our common good. On June 5, throughout Poland, the Green Ribbon campaign involved cities, institutions and individuals. On the streets of Warsaw, animators encouraged passers-by to take online ECO-commitments. Get more »
 GRID  The team of educators from the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre participated in an event organised by ERGO Hestia for its employees. The aim of this Open Day was to promote the idea and sharing knowledge about sustainable development.The event was organised on June 27 in the Gdańsk headquarters of the company and ran under the slogan "Be ECO-logical". Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  For the last two weeks we have been experiencing unprecedented heat wave in Poland, and across Europe. Many cities are struggling with a water shortage, and the consumption of electricity has risen sharply. At the same time, the most famous tree in Warsaw – a palm tree at the de Gaulle roundabout in the city Centre – withers. It is true that the palm is artificial, but that is why it could be safely 'dried' in order to inspire us to think about climate change. This awareness action commenced at the beginning of June is foregoing this year's World Environment Day celebrations. Get more »
 GRID  On June 16, the 'Kadr' Culture Center hosted a youth climate conference, the participants of which had the opportunity to learn about the current state of knowledge about the climate and the changes that people cause in it. Get more »
 SDGs Partnership  The joint initiative of the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre and the Veolia Group in Poland and the Veolia Polska Foundation has been added to the list of 180 business activities with the largest positive impact on local communities. The 30 best projects selected by THINKTANK and the Responsible Business Forum (Forum Odpowiedzialnego Biznesu, FOB) in two categories (nationwide and local) will be presented in October this year. Get more »
 GRID  The Smart City Expo was organized under the honorary patronage of the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre. Moreover, the discussion during the event was attended by the Centre's director Maria Andrzejewska. The two-day event was accompanied by an exhibition presenting innovative technologies supporting the functioning of a smart city. Get more »
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