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1 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Business & Industry Global Dialogue ’08 Hosted by UNEP with ICC Day 1: Welcome by Sylvie Lemmet Director, UNEP DTIE

2 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Agenda – two strategic priorities:  Day 1: Climate Change – A dialogue on sectoral responses  Day 2: SCP through Resource Efficiency, The Marrakech Process Global Dialogue ‘08

3 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Expected Outcomes:  Improved understanding, common ground on industry sector approaches  Shared lessons from industry sectors, regions, countries  Update on innovations in Resource Efficiency, ways to advance sustainable products, value chains, lifestyles  Suggested collaboration, initiatives, messages for a 10 Yr Framework on SCP Global Dialogue ‘08

4 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME climate change / energy environmentally harmful substances resource efficiency (industry) Technology economics/trade markets/behavioural change The UNEP Division working with industry DTIE core competencies

5 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Spectrum of Activities Hard Technologies Soft Technologies Research, Knowledge Finance Public sectors (global to local) Hard law, regulation Soft law, self- regulation, partnerships Collective, network pooling Aid / donor agencies Business & industry sectors (housing, food, mobility, etc) Renewable energy tech Water & Waste tech Management systems, tools, approaches (eg life cycle anal, supply chain managm, reporting) Methodologies, assessment, hot spots, prioritisation Sustainable, responsible investment Helping 1 st movers, seed funding, local banks Other societal partners (research, NGOs) Collab Centres of Excellence NCPC network, Consumer organisations Expert working groups, Centres of Excellence Foundations Marrakech Process / CSD

6 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME UNEP experience:  Over 20 years working on climate change  Helped establish the IPCC with the WMO  Supported the negotiation of the UNFCCC UNEP focus today:  One of six thematic priorities for external delivery  Internally: UN greening - towards a C-Neutral UN Climate Change Agenda UN SG pledged, on World Environment Day 2007 “…to explore ways of making the United Nations more climate friendly and environmentally sustainable, and to develop a climate-neutral approach to its premises and operations.”

7 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME UNEP’s Climate Change Strategy Builds on UNEP’s distinctiveness Is structured around four themes:  Adaptation  Mitigation  Improving understanding of science  Communication and raising awareness Strategic Approach

8 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Limiting the scope in order to achieve more tangible results and greater impact: Adaptation and ecosystems, capacity building: Africa, SIDS, megadeltas: low lying coasts, drylands Asia, Latin America: mountains, tropical forests Mitigation finance and technology: middle-income, emerging and carbon intensive economies CDM and the carbon market: developing countries with few CDM projects to date, especially those in Africa Land use; land use change and forestry; redd: developing countries, especially those with sizeable tropical forests that have most to gain from REDD Climate Focus Countries, Sectors

9 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Finance: $60 million for capacity building to mobilize finance –Policy advice –Local banks: end users + seed capital products Technology support: $60 million –Needs assessments, market analysis, policy support –Regional capacity building networks –Phasing out of most obsolescent technologies Examples of climate activities

10 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Insurance: A ssistance for development of financial risk insurance policies for renewable energy projects in emerging / developing countries Commercial finance –Technical assistance and support for lending for solar water heaters in Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt (MEDREP). Extended in the Balkan region. –Cost sharing support for innovative clean energy investment funds (SCAF) Public finance: UNFCCC/UNEP Public finance instruments for climate change mitigation-Options document Examples of climate activities

11 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME UNEP is a (co-)convening agency for REDD, CB, Public Awareness, C-Neutral UN UNEP cooperates and complements work of other UN agencies e.g.:  UNFCCC Secretariat - strategic communications, support of negotiations process, analysis of Public Finance Instruments  UNDP - piloting new and entrepreneurial approaches, develop guidelines and blueprints  World Bank – capacity building, technical assistance, private sector engagement: - Climate Investment Funds - Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Partnering with Others

12 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME UNEP Finance Initiative:  Banks and insurance industry, engaged in WGs on climate, asset management, biodiversity, sustainability reporting  Annual Roundtable in Geneva this week Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles:  Fuel and vehicle industry in action to reduce vehicular air pollution in developing countries  Expanded work programme on cleaner fleets, fuel efficiency, cleaner motorcycles, low emission vehicles; air pollution and GHG gas co-benefits in road transportation Sustainable Building & Construction Initiative:  Building industry collaboration on global policy making – climate, energy & global benchmarking Partnering with Business

13 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME

14 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Sustainable Tourism: Marrakech Task Force on Sustainable Tourism Development Sustainable Investment in Financing for Tourism (SIFT) Network Sustainable Tourism Criteria, Sustainable Tourism Stewardship Council UNEP / SETAC Life Cycle Initiative:  Life cycle experts from companies, industry associations and research institutions  Examine new developments in life cycle analysis, management  Work with WBCSD and others to assess new tools such as carbon footprinting Partnering with Business

15 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Use the group discussions to raise your views Identify common needs Suggest and assess areas for collaboration Report back and engage your sectors, regions Let’s get to work

16 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Business & Industry Global Dialogue ’08 Hosted by UNEP with ICC Day 2 : Welcome by Sylvie Lemmet Director, UNEP DTIE

17 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Crises… towards 2012

18 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Limits to Growth > Green Economy Green Economy –Value of environmental investments to economic growth, decent jobs creation, and poverty reduction. –Encourage policy makers to reflect it in their investment and economic policy decisions. –ILO/UNEP report “Green jobs: Towards decent work in a sustainable, low-carbon economy” Sept Potential of millions of green jobs; calls for decent work conditions in new green jobs and just transition for affected job holders. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB): –develop a global study and process to analyse the benefits of biodiversity, the costs of its loss due to inaction, and the costs of effective conservation.

19 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME The Economic Case The Business Case The Consumer’s Case The Resource Efficient Society Process Intermed goods Raw materials Bads (waste, emissions etc) Goods

20 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Limiting the scope in order to achieve more tangible results and greater impact: Rapidly industrialising countries with high resource inefficiency, low environmental performance index Natural resource-dependent, less developed countries, with limited technical and financial resources Highly resource intensive industries, as shown from material flows analysis, life cycle analysis, GWP – Building & Construction – Metals & Automotive Manufacturing – Food & Beverages RE Focus Countries, Sectors

21 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Food and fisheries:  Sustainable agricultural practices in supplier countries, select commodities  Food retail collaboration to promote value chain innovation  Harmonisation and support in wider introduction of credible standards, labelling Business & Water Efficiency:  Partnering with Global Compact CEO Water Mandate  Water footprinting, supply chain collaboration, reporting methodologies, management tools  Pilot testing in water scarce countries, eg Africa (beverages / drinks industries) Partnering … emerging

22 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Process launched at the Johannesburg Summit (WSSD), 2002 Developing a 10 Year Framework of Programmes on SCP To be discussed by UN Commission on Sustainable Development in > towards Rio+20 / Jhb+10 This meeting > group discussions and multistakeholder process, to discuss proposed input Marrakech Process on SCP

23 T H E M E D I U M – T E R M S T R A T E G Y – UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Use the group discussions to raise your views Identify common needs Suggest and assess areas for collaboration Report back and engage your sectors, regions Let’s get to work


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