UNEP promotes awareness of issues and threats affecting the global environment. Publications cover: environmental assessment; biodiversity; environmental law; economics; climate change; sustainable consumption & production; freshwater; chemicals. The UNEP Knowledge Repository is the United Nations Environment Programme’s official platform for its research content and knowledge products. The repository gives open access to UNEP’s publications, technical and assessment reports, guidelines, newsletters, journal articles and other types of information material. The repository complies with interoperability standards and supports optimal content search. It aims to improve access to and the visibility of UNEP’s body of published work among governments, scientists, NGOs, the private sector, students and the public. By providing knowledge products online and in digital format, UNEP is delivering on its commitment to enhance access to environmental information and knowledge for a sustainable future.