The process of recycling can actually make plastics more hazardous to human health, according to a recent Greenpeace report that calls on the United Nations to rule it out as a scalable fix for plastic pollution. More
To mark the UN Water Conference 2023, design agency Publicis Groupe Benelux has created a range of conceptual "supermarket" products that show what consumption could look like in a world with less water. More
Architects must take greater accountability for their sector to help decarbonise the built environment, says UN Race to Zero ambassador Sarah El Battouty in this exclusive interview from the final day of the COP27 climate conference. More
The United Nations has written a set of "principles for sustainable and inclusive urban design and architecture" for architects to sign up to called the San Marino Declaration, which architect Norman Foster is set to launch ahead of COP27. More
Furniture company IKEA has donated its products and design services to create a series of refugee support centres in Eastern Europe, set up by the United Nations to offer aid and sanctuary to the most vulnerable groups displaced by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. More
The United Nations has launched an open competition for creatives to design informative works that accurately communicate public health messages in a bid to "flatten the curve" of the coronavirus pandemic.
London creative agency Justified wanted to create a "rallying symbol" when developing the visual identity for the Museum for the United Nations, which is designed to engage the younger generation. More