(New York, 28 July 2006) - The first UN entity has now prodused a report on progress made in critical areas of sustainability. The 2004-2005 Sustainability Report entitled ‘Learning by Doing’ presents a shapshot overview of the organizational sustainability performance of the United Nations Environmental Programme Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics (UNEP/DTIE).
The report has been developed by the internal Sustainability Team of UNEP/DTI
over the last two years, following agreement by the UNEP Executive Director. The
result presents a model that can be considered by other UNEP Divisions and UN
offices, including UN managers involved in internalizing the UN Global Compact
principles. It is the 1st sustainability report based on the GRI Guidelines by a
The report includes a number of references to the UN Global Compact, and presents for instance the following results:
The report is a comprehensive, foundational report on which we can build. It will be posted on UNEP DTIEs website, as annex to the UNEP DTIE Activity and Performance Report. Alternatively, you candownload the report here .