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ASIA PACIF SDG PROG RPT 2017

Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2017

7 Jun 2018
This publication informs inter-governmental and inter-agency regional decision making in support of implementing the 2030 Agenda in the region. It highlights areas where progress has been made concerning Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and areas that need collective decisions for prioritizin...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2018

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2018

Mobilizing Finance for Sustained, Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
29 May 2018
Sustainable Development Goal 8 calls for promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. These three aspects of economic growth correspond to the three pillars of sustainable development: economic resilience, social inclusiveness and environmental sustainability. The region has ma...
ENERGY SUSTAIN DEV ASIA PAC 2018

Energy Transition Pathways for the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Trends Report on Energy for Sustainable Development 2018

10 May 2018
The Asia and the Pacific region has become a global economic powerhouse. The region’s rapid and sustained economic growth, increasing population, expanding industrialisation and rapid urbanization are driving rapid growth in energy demand, which. Ensuring that supplies of energy are adequate to m...
ASIA-PAC PROG SUSTAIN ENERGY

Asia-Pacific Progress in Sustainable Energy

A Global Tracking Framework 2017 Regional Assessment Report

20 Apr 2018
This report, developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in cooperation Asian Development Bank, offers an evidence-based look at progress at the regional and country level, providing an overview of long-term trends since 1990, and focuses on progress ac...
INNOV FINANCING DEV ASIA PAC

Innovative Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific

Government Policies on Impact Investment and Public Finance for Innovation

5 Apr 2018
To meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, financing for development needs to be dramatically scaled up. Innovative financing has the potential to bridge this gap by attracting private sector capital to support development objectives and by repurposing private sector fi...
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS

Socially Responsible Business

A Model for a Sustainable Future

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ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
27 Mar 2018
The global business environment has undergone a major transformation that requires greater knowledge to address the social and environmental challenges of our time. Due to severe climate change and widening of gaps between socioeconomic groups, businesses are pressured to change normative managem...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2017

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2017

Measuring SDG Progress in Asia and the Pacific - Is there Enough Data?

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Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
22 Mar 2018
The Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2017 is structured as a suite of products comprising at its core a review of SDG data availability in the Asia-Pacific region. Using SDG data from custodian agencies, the report proposes a method to estimate the feasibility of calculating trend ov...