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UNDP Transformation Series

The UNDP Transformation Series gathers progressive ideas and voices on achieving the 2030 Agenda through UNDP's Strategic Plan.


Six things you didn't know about the true cost of fast fashion

Fashion makes its way into wardrobes around the world faster than ever, but the planet pays a significant price.  


The pressing need for a global digital ecosystem

We are at pivotal moment in the stewardship of the planet.  


A critical moment to think about governance opportunities

What happens to democracy when citizens are too jaded to vote?  


From coast to coast; Costa Rica and Cote D'Ivoire work together on reforestation

UNDP matchmakes a partnership to increase forest cover, encourage better livelihoods, and combat climate change.  


Let's get climate action with gender equality

Gender equality is key to meeting sustainable development goals.  


Green, profitable, sustainable: Ecuador showcases ideas for transforming societies

Latin America Green Awards point the way to a climate-friendly future.  


Why multilateralism matters

Today’s global challenges, be they climate change, poverty and inequality, or migration, are growing and they affect rich and poor countries alike.  


Climate change in Asia and the Pacific. What's at stake?

Many Asia-Pacific nations are coping with climate change while at the same time trying to raise living standards.  


Designing plans to withstand climate change in Uruguay

Making a sustainable future for a heavily urbanized society.  


Climate adaptation: setting the stage for transformation

Incorporating the reality of climate change into nations' budgets.  


The climate crisis is not just for governments; let's talk business

Creating a robust business case for the private sector to join the fight.  


Creating a market for sustainable cashmere

Connecting nomadic Mongolian goat herders to an international market.  


Investing in justice for women

Understanding and addressing the common problems women face.  


Stimulating investment in African economies

Helping countries to benefit from their rich genetic and biological resources.  


Developing a global 'immune response' to 21st century challenges

Investing in new ways of working in an interconnected world.  

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