New “Panama Green Label” to promote sustainable production in businesses

Friday, June 05, 2015

The government of Panama announced the launch of the new “Panama Green Label” to be developed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MICI) and the Union of Industrialists of Panama (SIP) with support and technical assistance from the OAS-SEDI Department of Sustainable Development. The Label – announced on March 19, 2014 at the IX […]

OAS Holds High-Level Dialogue on Transition toward Circular Economies in the Americas to Slow Climate Change

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Organization of American States (OAS) today hosted a high-level dialogue entitled “Facilitating the Transition toward Circular Economies in the Americas” at its headquarters in Washington, DC, to discuss the progress of the “Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas” program being implemented in Colombia, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago, and whose ultimate goal is […]

OAS convenes high-level dialogue on the transition to a Circular Economy in the Americas

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The event will be opened by the Secretary General of the Organization, Mr. José Miguel Insulza and will include the participation of renowned world leaders in the field of Circular Economy, such as Dr. Ton Bastein, from the Organization for Applied Scientific Research Centre of the Netherlands (TNO), co-author of the report “Opportunities for Circular […]

The St. Lucia National Trust and the Department of Sustainable Development hold a Sustainable Communities Consultation Meeting

Thursday, March 12, 2015

On March 11, 2015, the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Organization of American States and the Saint Lucia National Trust held a consultation meeting in the framework of the “Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean Project” at the National Skills Development Centre in Vieux Fort. The event was opened by Mr. […]

Authorities and Experts Analyze at the OAS Initiatives in Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low- Income Households in the Americas

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Organization of American States (OAS), together with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and Weatherizers Without Borders (WWB), held today in Washington, DC, a public discussion forum on Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low Income Housing in the Americas opened by the OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza, which was attended […]

FACT SHEET: Fostering a Cleaner and More Sustainable Energy Future in the Caribbean

Friday, January 30, 2015

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 26, 2015 In follow-up to the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI) in June 2014, the Vice President, Secretary of Energy Moniz, other senior Administration officials, Caribbean Heads of Government, multilateral development banks, and other international partners participated in the Caribbean […]