InVEST is a suite of free, open-source software models used to map and value the goods and services from nature that sustain and fulfill human life. InVEST enables decision makers to assess quantified tradeoffs associated with alternative management choices and to identify areas where investment in natural capital can enhance human development and conservation. The toolset currently includes eighteen distinct ecosystem service models designed for terrestrial, freshwater, marine, and coastal ecosystems, as well as a number of “helper tools” to assist with locating and processing input data and with understanding and visualizing outputs.
The Climate Initiatives Platform enables cooperative climate initiatives to register their action and to showcase their ambition and progress to the world. This freely accessible online platform has brought together more than 200 important cooperative climate initiatives driven by non-state actors, with more than 50 data points provided for each initiative, including goals, activities and participants, as well as progress and impacts.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal, Rare, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements
PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is a partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics, enabling cross-sectoral learning and inspiration.
The e-Learning platform of the UN Statistics Division hosts a range of learning resources designed to familiarise individuals with the concepts and methods behind the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting. This platform provides users with courses, virtual classrooms and other learning resources on key topics such as water accounting, energy accounting and experimental ecosystem accounting.
The World Bank Group's Carbon Pricing Dashboard provides up-to-date information on existing and emerging carbon pricing initiatives around the world. Users can navigate key statistics and information on carbon initiatives implemented or scheduled for implementation using interactive mapping.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP)
The Sustainable Development Goals Help Desk is an online portal that consolidates knowledge products, opportunities, and services to connect users to different platforms focusing on areas related to the implementation of SDGs and Agenda 2030. It serves as a gateway to promote South-South cooperation through thematic areas covering a variety of topics boosting partnerships.
The World Bank’s new data catalog transforms the way we manage data. It provides access to over 3,000 datasets and 14,000 indicators and includes microdata, time series statistics, and geospatial data.