Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals
The report provides an overview of the latest evidence on gender equality across the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, emphasizing the interlinkages among the goals and the pivotal role women and girls play in leading the way forward.
Better Forests, Better Cities
This report evaluates how forests both inside and outside city boundaries benefit cities and their residents, and what actions cities can take to conserve, restore and sustainably manage those forests.
UrbanShift Annual Report
UrbanShift's inaugural annual report serves as an inspiring portfolio of the program's first year in action as well as a handbook for our strategy to achieve sustainable, low-carbon growth in more than 23 cities across three continents.
Emissions Gap Report 2022
As climate change impacts are experienced across the globe, the message that greenhouse gas emissions must fall is unambiguous. Yet UNEP's annual Emissions Gap Report finds that the international community is falling far short of the Paris goals.
Daring cities 2022: Compendium of best practices
This report compiles case studies from cities around the world that are taking bold climate action and tackling the multifaceted challenges of climate emergency finance.
Zero Budgeting Model to Mitigate Climate Change
This report establishes that Zero Budgeting (ZB) is a challenging approach to budgeting, but it can be a powerful tool for helping cities to achieve their climate goals.
Advancing Urban Sustainability for a Green Recovery
Drawing from the experiences of cities under the GEF's Sustainable Cities program (including UrbanShift cities), this report looks at key urban sustainability elements and solutions and discusses strategies that advance green recovery.
Banking on a Just and Green Recovery
This report provides nine case studies of cities that are finding innovative ways to finance and implement projects with a focus on inclusion, equity, and a green and just recovery.
Best Practices and Lessons Learnt: Asunción, Paraguay
These three reports showcase sustainable and innovative approaches to tackling issues of urban mobility, waste management and ecosystem conservation in Asunción, Paraguay.