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Market incentives to address conservation and climate change discussed at Lima conference
17 Dec 2014
A side event at the UNFCCC-COP20 Lima Climate Change Conference in December heard how commercializing goods derived from native biodiversity ("BioTrade") can be complemented by climate change mitigation and adaptation measures to unleash private sector engagement.
Global Enterprise Registration portal launched during World Investment Forum
20 Oct 2014
UNCTAD and Global Entrepreneurship Week have launched a system that lists online business registration systems by country, in an effort to provide entrepreneurs worldwide with a one-stop-shop for online registration and information regarding business registration processes.
New toolkit on the horizon for institutional investors, companies and foundations to invest in the Sustainable Development Goals
16 Oct 2014
UNCTAD, the UN Global Compact, and the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) will develop a toolkit for institutional investors, companies and foundations to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their investments.
Stakeholders identify tools and recommendations for sustainability practices at the III BioTrade Congress in Pyeongchang, Korea
16 Oct 2014
Participants at the III BioTrade Congress recognised the value of partnerships and cooperation by all stakeholders involved in the sustainable use and sourcing of biodiversity-based products and services.
Report finds substantial progress on sustainability initiatives at 55 Stock Exchanges
13 Oct 2014
The Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative hosted its fourth and largest Global Dialogue at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 14 October during the UNCTAD World Investment Forum.
UNCTAD Secretary-General Kituyi hails the entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity
8 Oct 2014
The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), enters into force, having secured the required number of ratifications by Parties to the CBD, on 12 October 2014.
Trends in outward investments by transnational corporations in 2013 and prospects for 2014-15
29 Apr 2014
Investment by southern transnational corporations (TNCs) reached a record level and southern TNCs are acquiring developed country foreign affiliates in the developing world, says UNCTAD's latest Global Investment Trend Monitor.
World needs policies for demand-led recovery from global financial crisis, argues UNCTAD study presented to G-20
4 Feb 2014
Weaker global demand and not new trade barriers or supply-side difficulties are responsible for the slow growth in international trade, an UNCTAD study presented to a G-20 working group on January 21-22 contends. An expansion of trade would come with the recovery of demand and output, the study argues, and not the other way round.