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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.
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 report calls on the global community to change the way infrastructure is planned, delivered and managed to empower women and girls and take us one step closer to realizing the 2030 Agenda.
Research by The Economist Intelligence Unit, supported by UNOPS, explores how the COVID-19 crisis presents a unique opportunity for governments to ensure public procurement is more inclusive, sustainable and transparent in the future.
Social, environmental and economic sustainability objectives can be achieved through less wasteful and more efficient public spending – a paper by The Economist Intelligence Unit and supported by UNOPS explores the possibilities.
The Environmental Inventory Management Plan is produced as part of the United Nations Climate Neutral Strategy. 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 (GRI) framework.
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 2019 Sustainability Report.
The Sustainability Report 2019 gives a flavour of the breadth of our support to partners around the world – helping advance sustainable and inclusive development.
We explore potential solutions to ensure that improved infrastructure will help address these countries’ unique development needs – today and in the future.