Despite the impact of the 2008 economic and financial crisis, in the last decades employment and world GDP growth have lifted millions out of poverty. However, growth is slowing and inequalities are growing rapidly. Achieving this objective requires bold action to support sustainable economic growth, innovation and job creation, to protect and foster workers' rights, and to end modern slavery, child labour and trafficking.

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Organizations

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Better Cotton Initiative

BCI

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

CERN

Intergovernmental Organizations

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN

GEO Secretariat

Intergovernmental Organizations

Group on Earth Observations

GEO

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

ITC

Intergovernmental Organizations

International Trade Center

ITC

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Thematic Platforms

SDG Lab

SDG Lab

UNEP

Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNICEF

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNICEF

UNDP

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Development Programme Office in Geneva

UNDP Geneva

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

World Trade Organization

WTO

Experts

Alexander Kasterine

Alexander Kasterine is Senior Advisor at the International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO).

Benjamin Simmons

Benjamin Simmons is the Head of the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP).

Charlotte de Fontaubert

Charlotte de Fontaubert is the Global Lead for the Blue Economy at the World Bank.

Christophe Bellmann

Christophe Bellmann is the Head of Policy Analysis and Strategy at the Forum on Trade, Environment & the SDGs (TESS).

Claudia Ten Have

Claudia ten Have is a Senior Policy Coordination Officer at Minamata Convention on Mercury Secretariat, United Nations Environment Programme.

Elisa Tonda

Elisa Tonda is the Chief of the Resources and Markets Branch at the UN Environment Programme, effective 1 September 2022.

Fulai Sheng

Sheng Fulai is the Head of the Economic and Trade Policy Unit at UNEP Resources and Markets Branch.

Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith joined UNEP Finance Initiative in 2020 to lead the ecosystems workstream.

Justin Adams

Co-Head, Platform for Accelerating Nature-Based Solutions, World Economic Forum and Executive Director of the Tropical Forest Alliance

Liesbeth Casier

Liesbeth Casier is a Policy Advisor at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Moustapha Kamal Gueye

Moustapha Kamal Gueye is the Global Coordinator of Green Jobs Programme at the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Peter Bakker

Peter Bakker is the President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Peter Bille Larsen

Peter Bille Larson is Senior Lecturer and Associate Researcher, at the Environmental Governance and Territorial Development Institute and Department of Sociology, of the University of Geneva.

Robert Marinkovic

Robert Marinkovic is an Adviser for Climate and Green Economy at the International Organization of Employers

Salman Hussain

Salman Hussain is the Coordinator of the The Economics Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB).

Sandrine Salerno

Sandrine Salerno is the Executive Director of Sustainable Finance Geneva.

Thomas Höhne-Sparborth

Thomas Höhne-Sparborth is Head of Sustainability Research at Lombard Odier.

Vera Weick

Vera Weick is a Programme Officer at the Resources and Markets Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Vic Van Vuuren

Vic Van Vuuren is the Director of the Enterprises Department at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva.

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