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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.
April 2018
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Global Environment Facility (GEF)
This Briefing Regional Briefing on National Adaptation Plans - Caribbean in Focus is based on the consultations and discussions which took place at the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Training Workshop for the Caribbean, held in Georgetown, Guyana, from 31 May to 2 June 2017.
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.
August 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

In 2013, following the UNEP Governing Council Decision and with the support of the government of China, UNEP began work to share the South’s various experiences and national-level initiatives for transitioning to sustainable and socially inclusive economies.

June 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)

Green finance is a strategy for financial sector and broader sustainable development that is relevant around the world. But the context differs considerably for different countries.

June 2016
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Inclusive Green Economy (IGE) approaches and those that address the Poverty-Environment Nexus (PEN) can play a central role in advancing the SDGs. This report seeks to further the understanding of the practicalities of embedding integrated approaches across the planning cycle in countries at various stages of development. In particular, this report synthesizes a wide range of policy and programming experiences, and draws on the findings of eight national scoping studies (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Peru, Rwanda, Tajikistan and Viet Nam) on integrated planning.
June 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The report Green Economy Scoping Study for Saint Lucia couples an in-depth analysis of Saint Lucia’s agriculture and tourism sectors with a more general review of manufacturing, transport and construction, integrating the key elements of energy, water and waste management.

March 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The Green Economy Scoping Study for Jamaica identifies and assesses key opportunities for greening country’s economy as a way to advance sustainable development. It describes the context and identifies opportunities at the macroeconomic level, as well as in five key sectors: energy, agriculture, construction, water and sewerage, and tourism. Based on a qualitative assessment of challenges and opportunities in the country, it proposes key policy and programme interventions that can advance a green economy.
January 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This assessment, Global Environment Outlook 6: Regional assessment for Latin America and the Caribbean , identifies the main environmental changes that have been observed in the region since GEO-5 (2012) and GEO LAC 3 (2010); and considers priorities for action within the overall framework of the new 2030 sustainability agenda.

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