Organization node: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
September 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Resource Panel (IRP)

Resource efficiency is a key approach to decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation while enhancing human well-being. It stimulates innovation, the creation of new industries, and boosts economic competitiveness.

December 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This working paper, Achieving Sustainable Development Goals on Socially Inclusive and Sustainable Water through Fiscal and Pricing Reforms in Uruguay, explores fiscal policies for agricultural uses of water resources in Uruguay and carries out a modelling exercise to analyse the impacts of agricultural water use charges.
July 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Imperial College Business School, SOAS University of London
This report, Climate Change and the Cost of Capital in Developing Countries, represents the first systematic effort to assess the relationship between climate vulnerability, sovereign credit profiles, and the cost of capital in developing countries.
Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
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Mauritius

The world is facing deeply interlinked economic, social and environmental crises which result mainly from current unsustainable patterns of production and consumption.

Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
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Rwanda
Rwanda National Adaptation Programmes of Action to Climate Change (NAPA) is articulated on six priority adaptation options to climate change which include:
  • An Integrated Water Resource Management – IWRM;
  • Setting up an information systems to early warning o
13 September 2018
Webinar
Online
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
With the right policies and regulatory framework, trade can be a driver of green growth, decent work, environmental protection and resilience. What actions can policymakers take to create enabling conditions for sustainable trade and investment? Which trade agreements include environmental provisions? How can negotiators of regional trade and investment agreements ensure that these feature sound environmental provisions?
July 2018
Panorama, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
This report, Solutions in Focus: Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, have compiled a number of inspiring best practice examples – blue solutions – that have had positive impacts on ecosystems, fish populations and on the economy of fishers and fishing communities.
June 2018
Panorama, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), GRID-Arendal, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
In this booklet, Solutions in Focus: Financing sustainable management of marine and coastal biodiversity, examples of the implementation of financing mechanisms in the marine and coastal realm are featured.
Organisation: 
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
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Senegal

This Green Economy Assessment Study was created under the Green Economy Initiative launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2008. It aims to enable Senegal to seize the opportunities offered by the green economy.

Multimedia
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United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The environmental and social costs of using natural resources are often neglected within our economies, market price signals remain distorted and environmentally perverse subsidies are prevalent across sectors such as energy, agriculture and fisheries.

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