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Environmental Governance

Definition(s)

Segment of the economy not run by government, including households, sole traders, partnerships and companies. (Source: GEMET/ODE)
The private sector comprises private corporations, households and non-profit institutions serving households. (Source: OECD Glossary of Statistical Terms)

Hierarchy

Related terms:
business
corporation
private stakeholder
company
industry

In other languages

French
secteur privé
Russian
частный сектор
Spanish
sector privado
Chinese, Simplified
私营部门
Arabic
القطاع الخاص

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with private sector

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with private sector. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Stockholm Convention
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
World Heritage Convention
Kyoto Protocol
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Rotterdam Convention
Espoo Convention
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
United Nations Environment Assembly

Multimedia

Private sector in the future of climate finance