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Green Cross International (GCI)
Address: 
Green Cross International
9 – 11, Rue de Varembé
Geneva, GE 1202
Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 789 16 62
Fax: +41 22 789 16 95

Green Cross International (GCI) is an independent non-profit and nongovernmental organization founded in 1993 by Nobel Peace Laureate Mikhail Gorbachev. It addresses the interconnected global challenges of security, poverty and environmental degradation through global advocacy and local projects. GCI is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has a network of national organizations in 27 countries.

Databases: 

Green Cross Switzerland Report assesses industrial sources of toxins

The Environmental Toxin Report 2016, by Green Cross Switzerland and Pure Earth, New York, provides information about the world’s ten most dangerous sources of environmental toxins

03. good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

06. clean water and sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

09. industry, innovation and infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

16. peace and justice

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

New Green Cross sustainable agriculture project rolling out in Senegal

“HADII Yahde” – Energy to Stay! – will strengthen the resilience of fragile communities through water and energy saving innovations, and small photovoltaic systems

01. no poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

02. zero hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

05. gender equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

06. clean water and sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

07. affordable and clean energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and clean energy for all

08. decent work and economic growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

10. reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries

11. sustainable cities and communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

12. sustainable consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

13. climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Adam Koniuszewski

Chief Operating Officer of Green Cross International

07. affordable and clean energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and clean energy for all

09. industry, innovation and infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

11. sustainable cities and communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

12. sustainable consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

13. climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

17. partnerships for the goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Paul F. Walker

Director of Green Cross International’s Environmental Security and Sustainability programme

03. good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

12. sustainable consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

13. climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

14. life below water

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

15. life on land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

16. peace and justice

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

17. partnerships for the goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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