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A report from UNOPS, the UN Environment Programme and the University of Oxford reveals that infrastructure is responsible for 79 per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions – and calls for radical changes in the way governments plan, design and manage infrastructure to support a low-emission and resilient future.
UNOPS uses the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework to report to its Executive Board. Through adopting this framework, a number of new and existing results have been recognized as key indicators of sustainability. The GRI Content Index lists all GRI Standards used and disclosures reported to complement the 2020 Sustainability Report.
The Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement provides data and analysis on the goods and services procured by the United Nations system in support of its operations around the world.
The 2020 Sustainability Report gives a flavour of the breadth of our support to partners around the world – helping advance sustainable and inclusive development.
The Environmental Inventory Management Plan is produced as part of the Strategy for Sustainability Management in the UN System 2020-2030. It helps us better understand and keep track of UNOPS environmental footprint, activity data and internal assets. The results of this inventory feed into UNOPS Annual Report to the Executive Board and Annual Sustainability Report, based on the Global Reporting Initiative framework.
UNOPS Sustainable Infrastructure Impact Investments – reimagining inclusive and sustainable financing for development initiatives.
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The report highlights ways SIDS can harness their unique resources to help islands overcome vulnerabilities, advance development and reap long-term benefits from infrastructure investments.
The purpose of this report is to establish a vision for Saint Lucia’s future infrastructure aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change.
The report draws attention to the significant potential of infrastructure to protect communities from economic, environmental and societal crises that can lead to conflict and instability.
This booklet features essays written by UNOPS specialists, guest blogs from industry and government specialists, and articles previously published by The Economist. Together, they examine the critical role infrastructure plays in mitigating the impacts of climate change and achieving long-term sustainable development.