UNEP works closely with partners from various business and industry sectors to advance its mission and activities in the field of technology, industry and economics. This involves working with representatives of business, large and small, from all parts of the world. It also involves working with related stakeholders, ranging from labour and consumers to NGOs and research organisations.
UNEP activities in this field include stakeholder dialogue, sharing emerging best practices, developing and promoting materials to build the capacities of managers and employees, inspiring sustainable innovation and improving understanding of key corporate responsibility issues on the global sustainable development agenda.
UNEP has developed global initiatives specifically aimed at individual sectors, these are: Agriculture & food, Building & Construction, Mining & Metals, Tourism and Finance