05/10/2010 Through a widespread communication and information strategy, the German Federal Environment Ministry and the Federal Environment Agency are seeking to enhance the perception and acceptance of the eco-label the Blue Angel for producers, retailers and consumers.
29/09/2010 On 28 September the closing workshop of the conference series "REACH in practice", organised on behalf of the Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), took place in Berlin. The series’ basic aim was to help companies and institutions with the practical implementation of the EU chemicals policy.
23/09/2010 Sustainability is increasingly viewed as a contribution to the stability and security of our future. Private sector and government entities are equally called upon to redefine their social roles and responsibilities.
13/09/2010 At a technical meeting that took place at the Federal Environment Ministry, experts from politics, science and civil society discussed the potential threats of future resource conflicts and how these can best be avoided.
10/09/2010 Climate change is a major barrier to sustainable growth and development in Africa. Although the African continent is the least responsible for climate change, it is particularly vulnerable to its impacts.
07/09/2010 Water is a vital resource: it is essential for food production and good health, but also as a factor of production. Yet only a small amount of the water on earth is available to meet the often competing demands of its different users.