THE SIX UTILITIES
The UTILITIES BAR, on the right side of the screen includes:
Facts & figures: concise/dense figures, statistical overview on economics, environmental and social issues, basic and other needs; maps, diagrams, etc.
Dep’t store: straight & useful information on ‘sustainable’ products & services’ availability on the marketplace or products/services helping consumers to switch to more sustainable lifestyles.
Jobs: motivating spotlights over interesting org; success stories, interviews to person who have chosen to make sustainability their profession; and cool contacts helping YXC users to use information to transform their professional life.
Trainer’s Room: introduction to YXC, how to use the web site and class-works to activate participation.
Test & play: tests, games, and curiosities to raise awareness having fun.
Links: organised by issue, by area, etc. offering to the users short-paths to the best available resources and trying to avoid any waste of time.
Like many other websites, YXC provides some more basic tools/pages:
Home: our colourful entry door, with an additional useful tool to have a quick view (see following) of the exciting docs waiting for you inside…
YXC quick viewer: a ‘special window’ within the home page, displaying each thematic room contents and the related documents utility by utility (see above: THE SIX UTILITIES)
Mission: short explanation of YXC goals
Partners: about UNEP, about UNESCO, about META, how to join the YXC initiative;
Credits: who did what;
Language: to switch from English to another language (when available);
Search: simple search (by keyword);
Advanced search: by date, country, macro-area, type of document;
FAQs: frequently asked questions;
What’s new: last case-studies, facts & figures, products & services, cool contacts, interviews, etc. (seasonal);
Gallery: downloadable docs, pictures, movies, etc.;
Contact: UNEP, UNESCO;