Circular EconomyDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 16
How markets and consumers can drive sustainability
16 May 2023
Experts spotlight key areas where competition and consumer protection policies can promote sustainable consumption and production.
Circular economy can help stem biodiversity loss
19 Apr 2022
By Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, Lalen Lleander and Henrique Pacini, UNCTAD Economists
How to tackle pollution fuelled by manufacturing in developing countries
18 Feb 2022
By Henrique Pacini and Kweku Attafuah-Wadee, UNCTAD Economists
How to build concerted multilateral action on plastic pollution
22 Nov 2021
By David Vivas-Eugui, Legal Officer, and Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD
New report maps trade-manufacturing-pollution nexus in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia
10 Nov 2021
The study assesses the export-associated pollution generated by the manufacturing sector, a key driver of economic growth.
Coastal developing countries bank on a sustainable ocean economy post COVID-19
6 Oct 2021
Barbados, Belize and Costa Rica are looking beyond the pandemic and climate shocks by developing and implementing national trade strategies strongly linked to resilience, conservation and the sustainable use of their marine resources.
How cooperation on trade can help tackle plastic pollution
3 Sep 2021
With about 75% of all the plastic ever produced becoming waste, countries are exploring how to use trade and development policies and negotiations in the fight against plastic pollution.
Seizing the opportunities of a circular economy in textiles
28 Jun 2021
By Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD
Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.