Tagged on: India

Reports and Books
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment: Lessons learned from Bangladesh, Chile, India, Philippines, Romania and Uganda - A Synthesis Report
United Nations Environment Programme

This report is a review of studies in six countries commissioned under UNEP's "Capacity Building for Integrating Environmental Considerations into Development Planning and Decision-making" programme. Over a 2 year period, UNEP has worked closely with national institutions in Bangladesh, Chile, India, the Philippines, Romania and Uganda, to identify both the environmental impacts of trade liberalisation and the economic instruments which can be used to sustainably manage these impacts.


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Reports and Books
Financing the Transition: How Financial System Reform Can Serve Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme

This report is focused on understanding how the growing number of policy and regulatory measures taken in the financial system can support a real economy in transition, seeking to answer the question: ‘what measures are most needed to deliver efficiency, effectiveness and resilience in ways that the financial system can contribute to specific sustainability priorities in the real economy?’ To answer this question, we have examined a subset of actions in 10 countries that are focused on the three interlocking challenges
of energy, climate change and land-use.


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Factsheets
Biodiversity - Factsheet
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Environment Facility

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’s vision of a sustainable and equitable future for people and planet depends on the goods and services contributed by the world’s ecosystems and the biodiversity within them. UN Environment is working with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to arrest the decline in biodiversity and conserve ecosystem services for the benefit of current and future generations. We have worked together on over 350 projects, helping more than 150 countries improve and expand their action on biodiversity.


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Reports and Books
Sustainability Reporting in the Financial Sector: A Governmental Approach
United Nations Environment Programme, Group of Friends of Paragraph 47

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.


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