People & Planet's Achievements in 2008
Image © edinburgh uni
Lewis Bassett of Roehampton P&P hands in the giant action card representing over 25000 signatures to number 10 Downing Street
Image © Photographer Andy Aitchison
Our award-winning Green League demonstrated a remarkable improvement in the environmental management and performance of the UK’s universities. The combination of student campaigning and the publication of last year’s Green League has clearly shaken up the sector.
We celebrated the achievements of our five year Treat AIDS Now campaign which:
Persuaded the UK government to lead an international commitment to provide treatment for all by 2010 — millions more now receive treatment
Supported countries’ rights to access affordable treatment for their people — last year we helped 8,000 more people in Thailand get treatment, and in July 2008 the first steps were taken toward setting up a new international mechanism to bring down the cost of essential medicines.
Increased the international funding for HIV/AIDS