Environmental destruction during war exacerbates instability, UN official says

The head of the Nairobi-based United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today called on warring parties everywhere to stop destroying natural resources - a move which potentially worsens conflicts.

UN survey finds most companies not reporting on social, environmental risks

The United Nations environment agency today released a new survey that finds most of the world's top-ranking corporations failing to inform investors about the impact of environmental and social issues on their business opportunities.