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20 March 2019
Events
How can governments optimize the value of infrastructure spending for taxpayers? A new tool for Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) helps governments and investors price the environmental, social and economic value of sustainable infrastructure projects. Experts gathered to present and discuss early first-hand experiences with the application of the tool at a recent event in Geneva.
14 March 2019
Research
New research showing how billions of dollars in climate finance can be used more effectively and reach more of the people it is supposed to, is released as governments, financiers and organisations meet in Nairobi, Kenya for the One Planet Summit (14 March 2019).
14 March 2019
Research
UN Environment have released the most comprehensive and rigorous assessment on the state of the environment completed in the last five years, warning that damage to the planet is so dire that people’s health will be increasingly threatened unless urgent action is taken.
13 March 2019
Data and Tools
UN Environment launched in March 2019 a new tool that allows countries to see “hotspots” of unsustainable practices in consumption and production.
8 March 2019
Other News
The Better Together Award will give five internationally outstanding collaborations for local climate action the visibility, support and connections to take their impact global. The application deadline is 24 March 2019 (23:59 CET).
6 March 2019
Research
From the innovations and ethical dilemmas of synthetic biology to the options for appropriate international adaptation to climate change: The UN Environment Frontiers 2018/19 report explores the emerging environmental issues facing the planet
6 March 2019
Other News
Egypt and Morocco have joined the World Bank WAVES partnership alongside the eight core implementing countries – Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, Indonesia, Guatemala, Kyrgyz Republic, Egypt, and Morocco and seven countries receiving Targeted Technical Assistance (TTA) - Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Madagascar, and WACA .
6 March 2019
Research
The report provides a unique analysis of potential implications of the Paris Agreement from a lifestyle perspective, whereas most existing studies predominantly focus on production- and technology-based solutions. It establishes the first global per-capita lifestyle carbon footprint targets for 2030 to 2050 with explicit linkages to the 1.5-degree target, and proposes an indicator of “lifestyle carbon footprint,” a consumption-based greenhouse gas accounting used for establishing targets, examining current status, and identifying solutions.
6 March 2019
Research
A new working paper from the GGKP Expert Working Group on Green Growth and the Law finds major data shortages in environmental rule of law, and that existing datasets are limited in scope and non-comparable.
5 March 2019
Other News
The Green Economy Coalition (GEC) will be ten years old in 2019. Moving forward, GEC aims to be bigger, stronger, clearer and more impactful. In this context, the GEC invites you to complete their 2019 Strategy Survey.

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