United Nations Development Programme

The Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction

Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters but they are rarely included in disaster planning. That must change.

Different Rules, Same Goals: The Glocalization of Sustainable Investment Strategies

The first-ever sustainable and responsible investment global trends report will be released in December

SEED Awards 2011: The UN Honors Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship in Developing Nations

"The SEED Award winners are true examples of what a greener economy can look like." -- Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN){1}

Why Honey is a South African start-up that has developed an innovative initiative that effectively tackles several issues in a single business plan.

Slow Down, Planet-Eaters: UN Proposes Decoupling Economic Growth from Resource Consumption

"People believe environmental 'bads' are the price we must pay for economic 'goods.' However, we cannot, and need not, continue to act as if this trade-off is inevitable." -- Achim Steiner, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme{1}

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