The UN Environment and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development.
The MoU aims to cover all major interest common areas of both CII and UN Environment. It also aims to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate cooperation in areas including environment, renewable energy, climate change, resource conservation and management, energy efficiency, water sanitation, smart cities, and urban infrastructure.
The major activity planned by CII and UN Environment under this MoU includes #Un-plastic Initiative. It will begin with ‘Call to Action’ which will include commitments by industry to take action to combat plastic pollution.
UN Environment (UNEP) is leading global environmental authority that sets global environmental agenda, promotes coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system.
UNEP serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
UNEP was established in June 1972.
UNEP is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.