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March 2019
Korea Environment Institute (KEI), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The Environmental Sustainability in Asia publication series, published by the Korea Environment Institute (KEI), demonstrates a comprehensive picture of the progress, challenges and opportunities of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation in the Asian countries. The second issue in the series focuses on Cambodia
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.
November 2018
Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)
Proactive policies to protect and restore the health of the world’s coral reefs could generate a substantial economic gain, provide important societal benefits, including to local communities, and help deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This study presents new analysis of the value, costs and benefits of the coral reef economy to highlight that shifting the trajectory of coral reef health from one of continuing decline towards a healthy state could unlock tens of billions of dollars in additional value.
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.

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.
June 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Resource Panel (IRP)
The Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Transitions in the ASEAN Region: A Resource Perspective report highlights five strategic infrastructure pathways for resource-efficient and inclusive urban development.
March 2018
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Global Environment Facility (GEF)
This Briefing Regional briefing on National Adaptation Plans - Asia-Pacific in Focus aims to provide a brief overview of the NAP experiences of middle-income countries in the Asia and Pacific region (excluding Central Asia), and highlight emerging issues, challenges and opportunities
March 2018
Economics of Land Degradation (ELD), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The report, The Economics of Land Degradation Neutrality in Asia, highlights the cost of land degradation and what economic benefits are generated through investments in sustainable land management.
November 2017
The International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
The report Establishing China’s Green Financial System: Progress Report finds that China – which put green finance on the G20 agenda during its 2016 presidency – is following through on its political commitment to boost the financing required to do this.
February 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This report compares Green Public Procurement (GPP) programs from four leading Asian countries (China, Japan, Korea and Thailand) to understand what the frameworks and key success factors that result in high-impact green and sustainable procurement are.

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