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United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
December 2018
UNEP Inquiry, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association
This document, National Sustainable Finance Roadmap of Mongolia, provides an overview of existing market principles, policies and regulations, estimated investment needs, incentive mechanisms, and barriers to scale up sustainable finance in Mongolia.
11 February 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Starting on 11 February 2019, SDG Academy and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment) are offering an 8-week online training course on "Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace". This course provides an in-depth introduction to the multiple roles that natural resources and the environment play in the onset, escalation, and resolution of, and recovery from, violent conflicts.
January 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Insects provide billions of dollars worth of ecosystem services, particularly in agriculture and ecotourism. However, the wide use of insecticides, fragmentation of habitats and climate change are placing multiple threats on them and their populations are under sharp decline. This UN Environment Foresight Brief explores insect services, threats, and solutions to sustain insect populations.
October 2018
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report presents the findings from a literature review and interviews with a wide variety of stakeholders of the Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation: strengthening the evidence and informing policy project activities in Djilor District in Senegal. EbA measures in this project site include the construction of anti-salt bunds, nursery establishment, applying assisted natural regeneration techniques, reforestation, introducing new roosters, vegetable gardening and establishing mechanisms for regulating the exploitation of natural resources. The report concludes that the project activities have improved the resilience of local communities, improved their adaptive capacity and reduced their vulnerability, with the benefits being felt by a range of social groups and a number of social co-benefits also emerging.
Global Environment Facility (GEF), Guyana Environmental Protection Agency, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Prepared to present it to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) Guyana's Fifth National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity covers the period 2011 to 2014 and describes actions taken by Guyana to conserve and sustainably manage its diversity and how these actions are contributing to the achievement of the UNBCD strategic goals and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets of the updated strategic plan for biodiversity 2011-2020.
December 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), New Earth, European Commission
To inspire companies to ‘shout it out’, the Consumer Information Programme has issues this white paper to identify good practices of product-level social impact communication that can provide inspiration, and be built upon or replicated. It identifies relevant principles, criteria and means to communicate such impacts, including recommendations on integrating social impact communication with more well-established environmental impact communication tools.
December 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Sustainable Healthy Cities Network, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Environmental Change Institute (ECI), Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC-Mistral)
This policy brief, The Infrastructure And Climate Change Nexus: Integrated approaches as a catalyst for transformational change, explores interlinkages between climate change mitigation and adaptation, and diverse forms of infrastructure. Given that infrastructure in every sector has climate implications, the brief raises awareness about the need for an integrated approach to the planning and development of resilient, low-carbon infrastructure assets to achieve the targets enshrined in the Paris Agreement and to boost climate-smart growth.
Platform or Tool
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
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.
December 2018
World Resources Institute (WRI), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), CIRAD - Agricultural Research for Development, Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA)
By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? The synthesis report of the World Resources Report Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible – but there is no silver bullet. This report offers a five-course menu of solutions to ensure we can feed everyone without increasing emissions, fueling deforestation or exacerbating poverty
November 2012
The Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 is the first of a series of biennial reports on the sustainability of countries. It looks at the productive base of economies, based on capital assets – produced or manufactured capital, human capital, and natural capital.