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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.  


Social innovators, leaders, and powerful forces for change

Throughout the Arab region UNDP’s rapidly-growing Youth Leadership Programme is helping young people to become positive change-makers.  


Boosting private investment in the SDGs

A Ugandan business survey highlights the progress and sustainable development opportunities of private investment in developing countries.  


Assessing the Rule of Law in Public Administration: The Mining Sector

Ensuring the rule of law in the exploitation of natural resources, including metals and minerals, is essential to ensuring inclusive and sustainable economic growth and human development, and to…  


Equator Prize 2019 winners announced for local innovative climate solutions

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and partners announced today the winners of the 10th Equator Prize, recognizing 22 local and indigenous communities from across the world. The winning…  


Green Finance Solutions for Global Goals

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Scottish-Government backed Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), together with the New York Declaration on Forests Global Platform, gather…  


The mountain where wishes come true

UNDP support helps farmers diversify in Azerbaijan.  


On extinction, food, climate and inequality

Our ecological meltdown is inextricably intertwined with many other crises.  


Funding to achieve the Global Goals exists—here’s how governments can tap it

UNDP's new SDG Impact initiative aims to leverage a sea change in capital markets to harness trillions of dollars to achieve the Global Goals.  

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