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SwitchMed and SDGs [Factsheet]
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are ...
Haiti’s South Department: Major Achievements in Sustainable Development 2011-2016
This fact sheet outlines the major achievements in sustainable development in Haiti from 2011 to 2016.
Análisis del Marco Legal para la Incorporación de Compras Públicas Sustentables
Entendemos por compras sustentables al proceso mediante el cual las organizaciones satisfacen sus necesidades de bienes, servicios, obras y utilidades públicas de tal forma que alcanzan un alto rendimiento basado en un ...
Factsheets on UNEP-administered Global Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) are one of the key instruments of international environmental governance and international environmental law. They are separate treaties to which States, regional economic ...
Enhancing Sustainability Through Circularity: Resumed 18th AMCEN Regular Session - “Securing people’s well-being and ensuring environmental sustainability in Africa”
The side event will contribute to the operationalization of the AMCEN decision and UNEA resolution on green business development, circular economy and sustainable consumption and production.
Keepers of the Land: The Curious Case of the Contaminated River
Just like Nora in Paradiseville, people around the world are hard at work to ensure a brighter, cleaner future for their communities.
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 ...
Greening Universities Toolkit: Transforming Universities into Green and Sustainable Campuses: A toolkit for Implementers
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2013)
The focus of this Toolkit is to help address that gap – to provide University staff and students with a selection of strategies, tools and resources, gleaned from the literature, from global case studies and from practice ...
Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information: Global Guidance on Making Effective Environmental, Social and Economic Claims, to Empower and Enable Consumer Choice
The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information aim to provide value chain and public sector professionals with clear guidance on how to make effective, trustworthy claims to consumers, on product-related ...
Integrated Policymaking for Sustainable Development - A Reference Manual
This reference manual provides guidance on Integrated Policymaking (IP) with a view to promoting Sustainable Development (SD) in its environmental, social, and economic (ESE) dimensions. IP: • is proposed as a normative ...