Private Sector Engagement

The actions of governments and civil society alone are not enough for tackling our most pressing environmental challenges and for achieving the social and environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

As the leading voice on the environment, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is engaging the private sector as never before to bring about lasting solutions--moving away from the notion of incremental to transformational change.

With an aim to scale up our corporate engagement with business, a Private Sector Unit was established in UNEP in 2018 to coordinate our work at the corporate level with the business community.



How the private sector can contribute to a Sustainable Financial System

UN Environment and the World Bank Group have released a report outlining how huge potential for the financial sector to contribute to a sustainable economy can be leveraged.


Documents, publications, and reports highlighting Private Sector Engagement with UN Environment Programme leading up to and during the UN Environment Assemblies.

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