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Working Toward Sustainable Development

The ILO, jointly with the UNEP, has just published the study, “Working Towards Sustainable Development: Opportunities for Decent Work and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy.” The report shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. …
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Towards a Green Economy

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has just launched the report, “Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication”. The report is structured in three parts: -Investing in natural capital: Agriculture, fisheries, water, forests. -Investing in energy and resource efficiency: Renewable energy, manufacturing and waste, buildings, transport, tourism and cities. -Supporting the transition …
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The Climate Competitiveness Index 2010

The independent non-profit institute AccountAbility, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has launched the Climate Competitiveness Index 2010 (CCI). The report analyzes how countries utilize low carbon technology, products and services. The 2010 Index contains information on climate accountability and climate performance in 95 countries, which are responsible for 97 percent of …
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“Low Carbon World” Website Launch

A joint partnership between LowCarbonWorld.com, the United Nation’s Climate Neutral Network (CN Net) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a new website called “Low Carbon World”. LowCarbonWorld is a platform for collaboration that provides open access to public data, facts and information related to a low carbon economy, simplifying access to information …
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The Global State of Sustainable Insurance

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has just launched the report, “The Global State of Sustainable Insurance: Understanding and Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance Factors in Insurance”. The study summarizes the key findings of the UNEP Finance Initiative global survey conducted this year which captured the views of respondents from 60 territories worldwide with over …
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Trade and Climate Change

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have just released a joint report on Trade and Climate Change. The study examines, for the first time, the intersections between trade and climate change from four different perspectives: -The science of climate change -Trade theory -Multilateral efforts to tackle climate change -National …
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