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UNCTAD’s inclusive growth index underscores need to move beyond GDP
17 Nov 2023
The tool helps countries know who is benefiting from economic growth, whether it’s environmentally sustainable and other indicators of progress.
Agrifood sector must be a priority for global foreign direct investment
18 Oct 2023
UNCTAD's 8th World Investment Forum underscored the sector's pivotal role in bridging the $4 trillion annual investment gap developing countries face to achieve the Global Goals, especially for food security and biodiversity protection.
UNCTAD counts the costs of achieving sustainable development goals
18 Sep 2023
New analysis fills data gaps, helping countries know how much they need to spend – and how best to allocate financial resources.
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.
New UNCTAD tool tracks global trade in biodiversity products
23 Sep 2022
The database will enable policymakers and other stakeholders to accelerate progress towards combating biodiversity loss, which has put 1 million species at risk of extinction.
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.
The Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme
14 May 2020
Written by Lisa Emberson, Stockholm Environment Institute Affiliated Researcher
Environmental impacts of coronavirus crisis, challenges ahead
20 Apr 2020
Written by Robert Hamwey, UNCTAD Economic Affairs Officer
New global roadmap of action to guide the future of mobility
23 Oct 2019
Sustainable mobility could connect 1 billion people, increase GDP by 2.6 trillion and cut 1.8 gigatons of CO2.