Food waste and our future
World Environment Day | June 5
A senior United Nations official has told a UNSW audience it is “inexcusable” that so much food is wasted in the world “when millions do not have enough to eat”.
The United Nations Environment Program’s Executive Director Achim Steiner made a video address at the University for World Environment Day.
UNSW Sustainability held a special Q&A-style panel discussion on food waste, featuring Ronnie Khan, the founder of food rescue charity OzHarvest, along with politicians and UNSW representatives.
UNSW Sustainability has built a new undergraduate and postgraduate gateway to environmental courses & research at UNSW.
The Expert Reference Group has been modelled on the Sustainability Commissions set up in various overseas jurisdictions to provide different levels of Government with the most current research and knowledge on sustainability and environmental best practice.
An innovative and sensible progression of our Sustainability Agreement with the University of New South Wales the Expert Reference Group comprises 8 specialists across the most important environmental and sustainability issues including: urban planning, renewable energy, water, biodiversity, resource consumption, science and technology, corporate governance and reporting.
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