Sustainable Resouces & Development
UNEP and the Green Economy Initiative
UNEPís Green Economy Initiative provides a range of
advisory services to more than 20 governments around
the world. Underpinning all dimensions of the Green
Economy Initiative is a focus on robust economic
research and policy analysis.
International Institute for Sustainable Development
champions sustainable development around
the world through innovation, partnerships, research
MDG-F Environment and Climate Change
Shows efforts contributing to achieving MDG 7 on
environmental sustainability particularly the target of
integrating the principles of sustainable development
into country policies and programmes and reversing the
loss of environmental resources.
convenes international multistakeholder leaders
to enable a rapid global transition to renewable energy.
REN21 promotes renewable energy to meet the needs
of both industrialised and developing countries that are
driven by climate change, energy security, development
and poverty alleviation.
Recognising the huge potential of renewable energy,
IRENAís Member-States have joined together to establish
an international organization dedicated to facilitate
the rapid development and deployment of renewable
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forwardthinking
companies that galvanizes the global business
community to create a sustainable future for business,
society and the environment.
International Institute for Environment
was launched in 1971 by renowned economist
and policy advisor Barbara Ward, making it one of
the very first organizations to link environment
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI is an association of over 1,220 local
government members, who are committed to
Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative (SEFI)
SEFI provides financiers with the tools, support and
global network needed to conceive and manage
investments in the complex and rapidly changing
marketplace for clean energy technologies.
UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate and
Risoe supports UNEP in its aims to incorporate
environmental and development aspects into energy
planning and policy worldwide.
UNEPís International Resource Panel
The International Resource Panel was set up in 2007
to develop holistic approaches to the management of
UNEPís Energy website
Information on UNEPís key activities to address the
environmental consequences of energy production and
use at the global and regional levels.