Created in 1972, UNEP represents the United Nations` environmental conscience. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, its mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. UNEP`s Division of Technology, Industry and Economics - based in Paris - helps governments, local authorities and decision-makers in business and industry to develop and implement policies and practices focusing on sustainable development. The Division leads UNEP`s work in the areas of climate change, resource efficiency, harmful substances and hazardous waste.

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United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, PO Box 30552 , Nairobi , 00100 Kenya

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Business Type:
Professional association
Industry Type:
Environmental
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1972

Mission:
To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.