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Chris Brown, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability for Olam, a member of the Sustainable Rice Platform, delivered a video message to the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) began in Nairobi on Monday 23 May 2016, with a call for concerted efforts to revitalize the green economy and sustainability agenda. Environment ministers and representatives from over 170 countries, scientists, industry executives and campaigners are attending the five day global environmental assembly, UNEA is the world’s highest-level decision making body on the environment.
In a message sent to the meeting, UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for UN member states to hasten implementation of instruments that advance low-carbon and inclusive development.
OLAM International is one of the partners of Better Rice Initiative Asia, a sister project of ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems