This report provides investment potential estimates across six key sectors (waste, renewable energy, public transportation, water, electric vehicles, and green buildings). Sector-specific investment potentials are estimated at the global and regional levels. The report also addresses urban resilience, financing solutions, and includes six deep dives into specific cities – one from each region – representing various sizes and stages of development:
This working paper Climate Finance in the Pacific: An Overview of Flows to the Region’s Small Island Developing States presents an analysis of climate finance flows to Pacific Island states in 2010–2014, collectively and by country, as well as more recent data on flows from multilateral climate funds.
During the past few years, the term “Blue Economy” or “Blue Growth” has surged into common policy usage, all over the world. For some, Blue Economy means the use of the sea and its resources for sustainable economic development.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ICF International
This white paper provides an analysis of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for 37 partner countries in the U.S. Government's Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program and other designated priority countries.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Natural resources are the foundation of economic development. This report reveals the patterns and the evolution of natural resource use with 118 indicators in 26 countries of the Asia and the Pacific region over the last 40 years.
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF)
The report "Incorporating Climate and Ocean Change into an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Plan" explains how the potential impacts of climate and ocean change can be integrated into ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
This report concludes that with the right green investments, Serbia could generate new jobs and significant savings by adopting a green economy approach compared to business-as-usual. This report provides an overview of the country's economic sectors, and focuses on energy and agriculture.
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)
The publication addresses in detail seven priority areas for the Rio+20 conference: decent jobs, energy, sustainable cities, food security and sustainable agriculture, water, oceans and disaster readiness.