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Sustainable finance surges despite volatile markets during COVID-19
21 Jun 2021
The value of sustainability-themed investment products amounted to $3.2 trillion in 2020, up more than 80% from 2019.
Jamaican start-up shows potential of plastics substitutes
17 Jun 2021
BAMBUSA has already replaced over 5 million plastic straws with a sustainable bamboo version and is now turning the island’s discarded coconut shells into sustainable kitchenware.
Why trade must be part of the solution to biodiversity loss
21 May 2021
Unsustainable trade is behind the biodiversity crisis threatening our existence. But done sustainably, international commerce can help protect our planet’s precious resources.
Women in rural Namibia profit from biodiversity-friendly trade
19 May 2021
The sustainable use and trade of indigenous plants has created valuable economic opportunities for 2,500 Namibian women and their communities.
Unlocking potential of intellectual property rights to support the creative economy
18 May 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Social activism needed to rein in tech’s destructive elements
13 Apr 2021
Civil society can lead a global movement to steer the tech agenda towards inclusive and sustainable development, experts say.
Empowering family businesses to fast-track sustainable development
13 Apr 2021
New initiative harnesses the power of family-owned businesses to be a force for good, investing in and promoting a business model that looks after people and the planet for generations to come.
Creativity is the answer we’ve been looking for – now is the time to embrace and invest in it
1 Feb 2021
By Marisa Henderson, Chief of the Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD
UNCTAD updates principles to promote biodiversity-friendly trade
18 Jan 2021
Guidelines to help governments, companies and consumers benefit from sustainable trade in precious plants and animals now include elements such as climate resilience and marine biodiversity.