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January 2019
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
This paper integrates into the IMF Fiscal Transparency Code (FTC) a new fourth pillar (Pillar IV) on natural resource revenue management. The newly completed FTC integrates transparency principles for natural resource revenue management in a unified four-pillar framework.
December 2018
TRANSrisk
This policy brief, Understanding Risks Related to the Decarbonisation of the European Steel Sector, produced by the TRANSrisk project focuses on understanding risks related to the implementation of different decarbonisation options, the relevance of these risks for innovation processes in the steel sector, and ways to reduce and manage them.
November 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Environmental Change Institute (ECI), Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC-Mistral), Global Environmental Policy Programme (GEPP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The Nature Conservancy, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
This policy brief, Mainstreaming Biodiversity In The Infrastructure Sector: Fostering system-level approaches, explores interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems, and landscapes and diverse forms of infrastructure. Recognising that this nexus is central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it calls attention to the need for an integrated approach to infrastructure planning and development to mainstream biodiversity in the infrastructure sector.
October 2018
ESU-services
This Pilot-Study for the Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Commodities Traded in Switzerland evaluates the environmental impacts of commodities traded by Swiss companies without being physically transported to Switzerland. Like this, they are excluded from foreign trade statistics or input-output analysis. With Switzerland trading 20-65% of global trade, depending on the commodity, this pilot-study closes this gap.
November 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

A key challenge facing many resource-rich countries is how to mobilize and effectively use volatile revenues from resource extraction, while addressing social and environmental externalities of mining activities.

November 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Copper Association Southeast Asia, Electrical and Electronics Institute, SIRIM QAS International, Integrated Institute of Electrical Engineers, Research Center for Energy and Environment (RCEE)

The countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been very active in promoting energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) technologies in order to fulfil their global commitment on climate change.

May 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

In Burkina Faso, more effective macroeconomic management based on policies to promote sustained and sustainable growth remains a priority goal. However, it is now recognized that maintaining rapid growth is not synonymous with structural transformation or a rapid reduction in poverty.

May 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

This policy brief is the fifth in a series of six briefs drawn from the fifth edition of the Sustainable Development Report on Africa, a joint publication of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Environment Progr

May 2016
International Resource Panel (IRP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This report Resource Efficiency: Potential and Economic Implications has been produced by the UNEP’s International Resource Panel in response to a request by leaders of the G7 nations in the context of efforts to promote resource efficiency as a core element of sustainable development.
May 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

In Burkina Faso, more effective macroeconomic management based on policies to promote sustained and sustainable growth remains a priority goal.

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