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March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
This interagency statement issued jointly by seven UN agencies calls upon all stakeholders involved in the infrastructure lifecycle to support an integrated approach to the development of sustainable and resilient infrastructure to accelerate the SDGs and 2030 Agenda.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Under the theme of ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ UN Environment’s sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) presents a comprehensive assessment of the state of the global environment, covering a range of topics, issues and potential solutions with contributions from over 250 scientists and experts from more than 70 countries.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), focusing on the theme “healthy planet, healthy people”, aims to help policymakers and all of society achieve the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Develop

December 2018
New Climate Economy (NCE)
This report sets out the policy and investment priorities for growth that that is strong, sustainable, balanced, and inclusive, and will result in efficient, liveable cities; low-carbon, smart and resilient infrastructure; and the restoration of degraded lands while protecting valuable forests. It focuses on five key economic systems: energy, cities, food and land use, water, and industry.
November 2018
The Nature Conservancy
Released in advance of the 2018 UN Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of the Parties meeting, Nature in the Urban Century, this report from The Nature Conservancy, Future Earth and The Stockholm Resilience Center, calls for global action to conserve habitat for nature and for human well-being as global leaders work to revise goals for biodiversity protection within the convention.
November 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This paper Developing Robust Project Pipelines for Low-Carbon Infrastructure aims to provide policymakers with a comprehensive examination of “project pipelines”, a common concept in infrastructure planning and investment discussions, and one which has become a focal point in countries’ efforts to implement their climate commitments.
November 2018
Low-carbon buses (LCBs), which include hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and different types of electric buses, have been promoted widely in cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). This report summarizes the experience of 16 cities in the PRC with an urban bus fleet of 70,000 units, and includes performance data on around 20,000 LCBs, of which nearly 10,000 are pure electric vehicles. The objective of this report is to show real world performance data on LCBs in the PRC, their environmental and financial impact, as well as policies used to promote LCBs.
October 2018
Circle Economy, City of Amsterdam, Copper8
Municipal Policy for the Circular Economy: Lessons learned from Amsterdam highlights 17 actionable recommendations for urban policymakers throughout the world to boost circularity through legislation, spatial planning, circular public procurement, business support, knowledge instruments.
October 2018
Circle Economy, City of Amsterdam, Copper8
Amsterdam Circular: Evaluation and action perspectives a comprehensive consolidation of insights from the practical implementation of 70+ circular projects in the circular City of Amsterdam and is validated by 100+ local businesses.
October 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), World Bank Group
In the context of the OECD, UN Environment and World Bank Group's "Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure" initiative, this synthesis report identifies six transformative areas that have the potential to help the different financial actors move beyond an incremental approach to the low-carbon transition towards the transformational agenda needed for decisive action.

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