Posts Tagged ‘ United Nations ’

FGIA Sessions Alert Members About the Possible Impacts of Programs Targeting Plastics Pollution

Jun 15th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) Summer Conference took place this week in Vancouver, B.C., where numerous sessions raised the alarm for initiatives that have the potential to impact door and window manufacturers. A renewed focus on reducing global plastics pollution in the U.S. and abroad could carry ramifications for PVC products. In a […]

Northwest Ohio Declares August 2 as ‘International Year of Glass Day’

Aug 5th, 2022

The United Nations announced in May 2021 that 2022 will be the International Year of Glass. The distinction allows for a worldwide celebration of glass to recognize the essential role glass plays in our global society. On August 2, the state of Ohio jumped in on the action. In honor of the global celebration, officials […]

ICG Urges UN to Make 2022 the “Year of Glass”

Jul 12th, 2019

An effort to have the United Nations formally recognize one of fenestration’s most important elements was introduced this week at the third annual Convention of International Glass Associations (ICG) in Venice, Italy. ICG officials are urging the UN to declare 2022 as: “The Year of Glass.” Alicia Carrera, president of ICG, a glass-related research group, […]