Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental PollutionDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 13
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.
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.
Alarm bells ring over environmental cost of digitalization
27 Apr 2022
Digital technologies are fuelling the climate crisis. Only drastic behaviour change will make them work for people and the planet, experts say at UNCTAD's eCommerce Week.
Dashboard shows environmental impacts of exports from African and South Asian countries
24 Mar 2022
The tool helps governments and businesses understand how exports are hurting the local environment, so they can better align environmental, trade and industrial policies.
Assessing the environmental impact of the export process of Bangladesh ready-made garments and its digitalization
15 Mar 2022
Written by: Yann Duval, Sangwon Lim and Mahezabin Natasha, Article No. 84 [UNCTAD Transport and Trade Facilitation Newsletter N°93 - First Quarter 2022]
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.
Seizing the opportunities of a circular economy in textiles
28 Jun 2021
By Henrique Pacini, Economist, UNCTAD