Organization node: 
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP)
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
The Role of Sustainability-oriented Social Enterprises in Boosting Green Livelihoods and Business Opportunities in Rural Contexts reviews the cases of capacity building and knowledge improvement of rural livelihood in rural communities related to sustainable and low-carbon solutions. The reviewed sub-cases show that implementation of local integrated systems of solutions addressing energy, water, shelter and other livelihood needs at community level require paying major attention to enabling social processes and organisational capacities rather than only focusing on a given technological innovation.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Indonesia: su-re.coffee - Synergizing climate change mitigation and adaptation through supporting farmers in utilizing clean bioenergy and climate-smart agriculture shows an approach to addressing the exacerbation of high energy consumption on rural households and farmer reliance on rice paddies.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Africa Illovo Sugar: Developing climate resilience through collaboration shows how businesses can work together to reduce social, environmental and economic impacts of their production.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Fly Ash Bricks: Brick production using fly-ash from thermal power plants in India shows how a green business initiative can be a win-win for power plant operators, the environment and local communities.
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
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study The Maldives: Leveraging public budgets for coastal adaptation projects shows how climate change induced sea-level rise will increase extreme levels due to storm surges and swell waves, exposing island populations, infrastructure and livelihood assets to increased flood risk.
Organisation: 
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
Country: 
Cambodia

The National Green Growth Roadmap is produced by Cambodia for furthering development to benefit the people and conserve and restore the natural capital base to continue economic growth within the limits posed by the environmental carrying capacity.

March 2017
United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)

Most human activities that use water produce wastewater. As the overall demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater produced and its overall pollution load are continuously increasing worldwide.

June 2015
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

This publication provides an opportunity for Asia and the Pacific policymakers and stakeholders, such as those from the private sector, academia and civil society organizations, to actively engage with the global negotiations, and to lay out the financing and partnership frameworks for the develo

Platform or Tool
Online
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

The Green Growth on-line e-Learning facility takes an integrative, multidisciplinary approach towards promoting environmentally-sustainable economic growth. Moreover, the facility is designed to educate participants about the most innovative, cost-effective approaches to Green Growth.

Pages