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Leading international agencies form task force on net zero policy
3 Dec 2023
The focus of the task force will be to ensure the credibility and accountability of 1.5°C-aligned net zero emissions commitments by non-state actors.
China’s low-carbon economic journey: What can developing countries learn?
28 Nov 2023
An UNCTAD report explores China’s strategies to achieve both economic growth and climate goals and the policy lessons for other countries of the global South.
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.
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.
Global ‘Blue Deal’ urgently needed to protect and invest in our ocean
8 May 2023
An UNCTAD report highlights the opportunities the ocean holds for developing countries and charts a new course to sustainably use marine resources.
Global trade slows, but ‘green goods’ grow
23 Mar 2023
World trade hit a record $32 trillion in 2022, but growth turned negative in the last half of the year. Environmentally friendly products defied the trend.
Angola: Empowering women through honey
14 Mar 2023
An UNCTAD project is harnessing the power of bees to help women improve their livelihoods while creating sustainable opportunities in rural communities in the southern African nation.
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.
Hemp’s versatility and sustainability offer huge opportunities for developing countries
13 Dec 2022
A new UNCTAD report examines the plant’s economic, environmental and social potential