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June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)

This report has been prepared as part of Italy’s G7 Environment programme to explore how financial centres can contribute to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.

June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contribute significantly to growth, employment, innovation and social cohesion across the G7. They are also a major driver of innovation for sustainable development.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

The German state-owned Bank for Reconstruction (Germ.: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, KfW) manages two programmes to improve the energy efficiency of German residential buildings through the “energy efficiency programme – energy-efficient construction and refurbishment”.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Germany’s feed-in tariff program has been at the heart of its renewable energy policy. Ongoing monitoring and public data and analysis have been crucial for setting the rates for the scheme, and for supporting public debate on the costs and benefits.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

The Government of Germany, together with the national development bank, promotes energy-efficient construction and refurbishment of Germany’s building stock through regulation, low-cost loans and public information campaigns.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

The management of Alaskan halibut fisheries has been enabled through a long-term collaboration between government policymakers and private fishing vessel owners in designing a scheme that rigorously meets environmental standards while enabling the industry to thrive.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

California’s clean air program is ahead of national standards and regulation.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)
The Genuine Progress Indicator is a metric that has been suggested to replace, or supplement, gross domestic product as a measure of economic welfare.
July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Over 30 states in the United States have taken an approach to climate planning which can be described as “leadership from the top to support bottom-up planning.” Governors and cabinets established executive orders to convene stakeholders in a year-long comprehensive planning process to develop ma

October 2012
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Tennessee’s rivers have helped make it one of the top hydroelectric power producers east of the Rocky Mountains, with many hydroelectric power plants located along the Cumberland and Tennessee River systems. It is also a major nuclear power producer.

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