Integrating Environment into Development

  • Women's Green Business InitiativeWomen's Green Business InitiativeJan 1, 2010The Women’s Green Business Initiative is an innovative Programme that addresses existing structural barriers to women’s economic advancement and facilitates equal opportunities for women to participate in the green economy. It aims to ensure that emerging climate funds address the needs of poor women and men equitably.

  • The Environment and Energy Thematic Trust Fund (EE TTF) 2013 Annual Report The Environment and Energy Thematic Trust Fund (EE TTF) 2013 Annual Report Sep 10, 2014

  • Making Progress on Environmental SustainabilityMaking Progress on Environmental SustainabilityOct 1, 2006

  • PEI Making the Economic CaseJun 1, 2008This primer provides guidance on presenting evidence about the economic, development and poverty reduction benefits of the environment to public sector decision-makers, so as to justify and promote “environmental investment”. Hard copies can be ordered through the Poverty Environment Facility.

  • PEI Mainstreaming HandbookMar 1, 2009This handbook is designed to serve as a guide for champions and practitioners engaged in the task of mainstreaming poverty-environment linkages into national development planning. Hard copies can be ordered through the Poverty Environment Facility.

  • Practitioner's Guide: Capacity Development for Environmental SustainabilityMar 23, 2011Capacity development and environmental sustainability are both central to UNDP’s mandate and programming.The purpose of this Practitioner’s Guide is to provide practical guidance to UNDP staff, partner countriesand other development partners on the nature of environmental capacity and how to support capacitydevelopment for environmental sustainability (CDES).

  • Monitoring Guidelines of Capacity Development in GEF ProjectsMonitoring Guidelines of Capacity Development in GEF ProjectsSep 14, 2010This publication outlines guidelines and a set of indicators to assess capacities built to achieve environmental sustainability.

  • OECD DAC, Strategic Environmental Assessment GuidanceOECD DAC, Strategic Environmental Assessment GuidanceJan 1, 2006

  • Annual Performance Report of UNDP supported GEF financed projects (2009-2010)Annual Performance Report of UNDP supported GEF financed projects (2009-2010)Sep 13, 2011The Report highlights progress made in 2010 and results achieved by a sub-set of UNDP supported programmes and projects, all of which received some financing from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) alongside that of other co-financers, and have been under implementation for more than one year as of 30 June 2009.

  • Green Jobs for the Poor: A Public Employment ApproachMay 1, 2009This paper explores the potential for governments to create ‘green jobs’ in developing countries by funding public employment activities to preserve biodiversity, restore degraded land, combat erosion, and conserve water. The paper draws on the experiences of the Working for Water programme in South Africa and the National Rural Employment Guarantee in India.