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UN Greening the Blue Reports on World Bank Cycling Initiative

2 August 2011: UN Greening the Blue has reported that the World Bank has instituted a Bike to Work Day, in an effort to reduce corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to encourage environmentally friendly methods of commuting in Washington DC, US, where the World Bank headquarters are located.

According to the UN, the World Bank also organizes an annual bicycle donation drive with the nonprofit Bikes for the World, which sends bicycles to developing countries. [UN Greening the Blue Press Release]