United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
UNEP FI is a unique partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and theglobal ﬁnancial sector. UNEP FI works closely with over 200 ﬁnancial institutions that are signatoriesto the UNEP FI Statement on Sustainable Development, and a range of partner organisations, todevelop and promote linkages between sustainability and ﬁnancial performance. Through peer-to-peernetworks, research and training, UNEP FI carries out its mission to identify, promote and realise theadoption of best environmental and sustainability practice at all levels of ﬁnancial institution operations.
Global Footprint Network
Global Footprint Network is an international think tank working to advance sustainability through theuse of the Ecological Footprint, a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have,how much we use and who uses what. Global Footprint Network coordinates research, developsmethodological standards and releases annual data on the Ecological Footprint and biocapacity of232 countries and humanity as a whole. By providing robust resource accounts to track the supplyof and demand on ecological assets, Global Footprint Network equips decision-makers with the datathey need to succeed in a world facing tightening ecological constraints.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the opinions, ﬁndings, interpretations and conclusions expressedin the paper are those of the various contributors. They do not necessarily represent the decision orthe stated policy of the United Nations Environment Programme, nor the views of UNEP, the UnitedNations or its Member States. Neither do they represent the consensus views of the member institutionsof UNEP FI. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this paper do not implythe expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the United Nations Environment Programmeconcerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerningdelimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.Design: Instaprint, GenevaPublished in 2012 by UNEP FI and Global Footprint NetworkCopyright © UNEP FI, Global Footprint Network
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