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September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Mobike China: Synchronizing social and technological innovations towards sustainable urban transportation shows how technology can be a solution to social, environmental and economic issues.
September 2018
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Current waste handling practices in Vientiane are based on a “collect and dispose” only approach that overlooks significant opportunities for turning waste into resources. This study evaluates the potential for adopting a paradigm change from a waste management to a resource management approach.
July 2018
SEED, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Based in Mwea County, one of the largest producers of rice in Kenya, Safi Organics is an eco-inclusive enterprise that aims to reverse declining agricultural yields, improve the income and food security of local farmers, and provide opportunities for local youth.
February 2018
SEED, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
The Belle Verte: Creating sustainable communities in Mauritius through a closed-loop waste management system case study is about Belle Verte, located in Quatre Bornes, is an eco-inclusive enterprise, which provides innovative waste management solutions and raises awareness on the problem of increased waste in Mauritius.
November 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The study, Best Green Business Practices among MSMEs in the Food Processing Industry of the Philippines, aims to promote pioneering cases of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sharing their stories on how their committed actions to protect the surrounding environment and resources became beneficial both financially and socially
June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The case study Greening Industrial Parks — A Case Study on South Korea’s Eco-Industrial Park Program presents the National Eco-Industrial Park (EIP) program, which was launched by the Korean National Cleaner Production Center (KNCPC) in 2003.
March 2016
Macquarie University, University of Newcastle

China's consumption of the world's resources is reaching crisis levels. Unchecked, such levels of consumption and waste would strain the nation and the planet. To prevent the worst scenario, the country is taking action.

February 2016
Nordic Council of Ministers
The report Nordic best practices: Relevant for UNEP 10YFP of sustainable consumption and production presents nineteen initiatives on the themes of sustainable lifestyles and education and sustainable public procurement. They are presented in a manner designed to facilitate a comparison of their respective strengths, key results, and novelty as well as to draw lessons learned of each particular case.