19 Mar '17, 3pm

.@UNIDO and partners launch new GEF-funded global Green Chemistry initiative

.@UNIDO and partners launch new GEF-funded global Green Chemistry initiative

In an effort to spread the word about Green Chemistry, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and partners, with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), have launched a global multi-stakeholder initiative to increase global awareness and to deploy Green Chemistry approaches and technologies. “The GEF is pleased to fund this first global public-private initiative that will help bridge the gap between science and real-world application of Green Chemistry approaches,” said Evelyn Swain, Environmental Specialist at the GEF . “This is an important year for our work in the Chemicals and Waste area, and we hope the upcoming BRS COPs will be a chance to further strengthen our collaborations with partners such as the private sector.” Many national governments have enacted laws and established institutional structures with a view to reducing the a...

Full article: http://www.thegef.org/news/unido-and-partners-launch-new-...

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