The above-mentioned carbon surcharge is used to finance emission reduction measures in UNFPA Field Offices. Examples of our efforts are:

Other emission reduction projects

  • Interagency Fleet sharing project to manage and share vehicles between UN organisations, with the goal to reduce the fleet size in each country. 
  • Reduction of Travel Budgets to minimize effects of UNFPA Travel on the environment

Way Forward

  • Issue a Sustainability Report in line with the Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative
  • Develop an Environmental Management System 2018-2021 in line with the UNFPA Strategic Plan
  • Establish a global E-waste Recycling scheme
  • Introduce LED lighting in offices
  • Introduce more photovoltaics in the country offices