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Scaling up plastic substitutes is key to tackling pollution
3 Feb 2023
Nature abounds in sustainable alternatives to plastics, but companies and countries must work across borders to boost their production and tackle barriers.
UNCTAD and Islamic Development Bank join forces to spur sustainable investment
23 Jan 2023
They have developed principles to guide investment policies in accelerating progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals in 57 countries.
More investment needed to get global goals back on track, says UNCTAD chief
19 Jan 2023
At Davos forum, Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan calls for “true investments” to help a world in crisis keep the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Countries to meet in Abu Dhabi for UNCTAD’s World Investment Forum
19 Jan 2023
The event to be held from 16 to 20 October 2023 will focus on increasing investment in sustainable development to tackle cascading global crises.
Netherlands commits $10 million for UNCTAD’s work on digital economy, business and investment facilitation
18 Jan 2023
The country’s ministry of foreign affairs, trade and development cooperation will provide the funds during the period 2023–2026
Project set to help Indo-Pacific region fight plastic pollution
13 Jan 2023
Funding from the United Kingdom extends to the region UNCTAD’s work on sustainable manufacturing and plastic substitutes.
Promoting sustainable trade as a safety net for marine wildlife
25 Nov 2022
UNCTAD and its partners promote trade in line with environmental, social and economic sustainability criteria as a nature-based solution to the biodiversity crisis.
UNCTAD awards Brazil, Egypt and Lesotho agencies for promoting sustainable investment in agriculture
14 Nov 2022
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the awards, which celebrate best practices in investment promotion.
COP27 forum underlines urgent need for more investment in climate action
11 Nov 2022
The event paved the way for the creation of a roadmap and global alliance to harness international trade and investment in the fight against climate change.