Economy and Consumption: In Brief
informs about the state of the environment and reveals the links between driving forces, pressures, environmental quality, impacts and responses.
To maintain the natural foundations of life in Switzerland and throughout the world for current and future generations, natural resources must be used far more efficiently and in a way that ensures their conservation. The aim is to conserve resources and simultaneously strengthen the Swiss economy.
Sustainable Financial System
Huge sums of money are invested by individuals and institutions each year. The United Nations Environment Programme UNEP has set itself the aim of channelling some of these investments towards a sustainable and green economy. The UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System has collected experience and suggestions from various countries with a view to inspiring and promoting sustainable investment.
More information is available in German and French.