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Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development in the United States of America . Inquiry Working Paper 16/100
This working paper identifies the implications of time for investment in sustainability for both the public and the private sectors. It also explores the issue of the interplay between public benefits and investment decisions ...
Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water Use and Water Pollution: A Report of the Water Working Group of the International Resource Panel
Global trends point to a relative decoupling of water – that is, the rate of water resource use is increasing at a rate slower than that of economic growth. The Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water Use and ...
Vision: A Prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with Healthy Rivers, Coasts and Oceans
The Nairobi Convention is a partnership between governments, civil society and the private sector, working towards a prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with healthy rivers, coasts and oceans. It pursues this vision by ...
Green Finance for Developing Countries: Needs, Concerns and Innovations
This briefing outlines key concerns and needs of developing countries in relation to green finance, particularly focusing on developing countries that are not members of the G20. It also highlights emerging innovations, ...
Environmental Courts & Tribunals - A Guide for Policy Makers
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2016)
With over 1,200 environmental courts and tribunals now operating worldwide at the national and state/provincial level, this guide shares concise, practical advice and best practices to make them more effective, updating ...
Definitions and Concepts: Background Note. Inquiry Working Paper 16/13
This paper provides an initial mapping of existing practice in G20 and other countries and, where relevant internationally, highlights areas of convergence and difference, as well as distinctions between green, climate, ...
Financing Sustainable Development: Moving from Momentum to Transformation in a Time of Turmoil
Unlocking finance for sustainable development is a challenge of our times that we must address head on. This report highlights real options to do just that. It shows us how we can work beyond today’s turmoil, or even how ...
Advancing Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability: Rio+20 and the World Congress of Chief Justices,Attorneys General and Auditors General
Key contributions to the Congress. Speeches, articles, the Rio+20 Declaration on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability and other documents that encase the critical importance behind the World Congress’ ...
Sustainability Reporting in the Financial Sector: A Governmental Approach
This report takes a detailed look at reporting by the financial sector. It explores the variety of laws, regulations, codes and voluntary initiatives that have driven reporting, illustrated through case studies.
El desarrollo sostenible en la práctica: La aplicación de un enfoque integrado en América Latina y el Caribe
El propósito de esta publicación es apoyar a los responsables de la formulación de políticas a equilibrar la integración entre los diferentes objetivos de desarrollo, presentando casos prácticos aterrizados a los retos ...