The GGKP Best Practice Database provides real world examples of the development and implementation of green growth policies and practices. Case studies included in this database are typically focused on specific sectors, themes, or countries. For deeper research and analysis around green growth topics, please visit the GGKP Resource Library.
This is a compendium featuring six successful examples of green public procurement implementation in four different Asia-Pacific countries, namely Thailand, Japan, China and Korea. Each case study can be read independently and focuses on identifying the challenges faced in the implementation process, as well as the key factors that determined the success of the green procurement activities.
This report analyses the economic and environmental performance of Thailand’s Bangkok Metropolitan Region (BMR), assesses its policies and governance practices that promote green growth, and provides recommendations to enhance its green growth potential. Green growth aims to safeguard the natural assets, resources and environmental services on which our well-being relies. Cities play a critical role in national growth, but also generate negative externalities. They thus must be part of national solutions to stimulate growth and address climate change.