Summaries
Making Waves: Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development - Executive Summary
United Nations Environment Programme

This report reviews the Inquiry’s core analysis, summarizes progress made in aligning the financial system with sustainable development between 2014 and 2017, reflects on the lessons that can be learned from the Inquiry’s approach, and highlights what still needs to be done and what success could look like. It finds real signs that a shift to a sustainable financial system is well under way.


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Manuals and Guides
Ecoinovação nos Pequenos Negócios
United Nations Environment Programme, Centro Sebrae de Sustentabilidade
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Reports and Books
27 Roteiros de Turismo Sustentável no Rio de Janeiro
United Nations Environment Programme

O Passaporte Verde é uma iniciativa do Programa das Nações Unidas para o Meio Ambiente para promover práticas sustentáveis no setor do turismo. Com 27 roteiros de turismo autêntico no Rio de Janeiro, este catálogo especial convida a todos a se unirem a Campanha do Dia Mundial do Meio Ambiente #EstouComANatureza. O turismo sustentável, nesse contexto, tem um papel de destaque, podendo potencializar o sentimento de pertencimento à natureza pelos cidadãos viajantes, além de ampliar a visitação aos Parques Nacionais, encontrando no próprio passeio uma estratégia de conservação.


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Reports and Books
Pensamento do Ciclo de Vida: Negócios conscientes à caminho da sustentabilidade
Sebrae, United Nations Environment Programme

Nesta cartilha, o empresário encontrará uma introdução prática sobre o pensamento de ciclo de vida e outras ferramentas, que podem ser aplicadas a empresas de qualquer porte. Para os pequenos negócios que buscam incorporar a sustentabilidade em seus modelos de negócios e, assim, tornarem-se fornecedoras de bens e serviços sustentáveis para grandes empresas e para o público em geral, a análise do pensamento de ciclo de vida é essencial.


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Infographics and Flyers
Principais Crimes Ambientais
United Nations Environment Programme
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Policy and Strategy Documents
Desarrollo sostenible en la práctica: La aplicación de un enfoque integrado en América Latina y el Caribe - Nota de Política
United Nations Environment Programme

The note identifies points of entry and concrete methodologies that have ensured effective bridging of several SDGs and thereby advance faster and more practically on applying an integrated approach that maximizes the synergies between them.


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2017
GEO
GEO-6: Global Environment Outlook: Regional assessment for Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Environment Programme

This regional Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report,the fourth for Latin America and the Caribbean (with theprevious GEO regional assessment for LAC published in2010), places emphasis on identifying some of the mostworrying and persistent threats to the region through anenvironmental lens, but also on the achievements, successstories and opportunities in the region.


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2016
Reports and Books
Radiation: Effects and sources
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication is based on the major scientific reports of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) published in the last 25 years and aims to expand public knowledge on levels of exposure to ionizing radiation and possible associated effects. This publication does not set, or even recommend, radiation safety standards, rather, it provides information on basic science related to radiation (origin, quantities and units), on radiation effects (on humans and the environment) and on radiation sources (natural and artificial). Helping the public understand what radiation is and how it affects life on this planet lies within the core mandate of UNEP.


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2016