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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.
December 2015
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)
By reviewing the current institutional, legal and industrial situation, the report Peru: The Transition to Green Industry - Perspectives from the Manufacturing Industry analyses the potential for green industry in Peru. The report reveals that mining, agriculture and the extraction of oil and natural gas are the most resource intensive activities in Peru.
June 2015
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

This report examines the specific industrial policy measures promoting a low-carbon transition in five focus countries, specifically Brazil, Germany, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea and South Africa, through a compilation of expert review studies.

May 2015
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)

Energy efficiency has a plethora of benefits on the individual, organisational, and social levels. However, there is still a gap between knowledge and implementation. While market failure serves as an important barrier to energy efficiency uptake, so do the characteristics of human behaviour.

June 2011
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Chemical leasing is a service-oriented business model that shifts the focus from increasing sales volume of chemicals toward a value-added approach. Chemical leasing forms part of UNIDO’s strategy to assist enterprises globally in a variety of aspects related to green industry.

April 2011
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI), Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

This report examines patterns and trends in resource use and resource efficiency in 16 selected emerging economies between 1985 and 2005.