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June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)
The report Financial Centres for Sustainability: Reviewing G7 Financial Centres in Mobilizing Green and Sustainable Finance has been prepared 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)
The report Mobilizing Sustainable Finance for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Reviewing Experience and Identifying Options in the G7 takes stock of existing activities in G7 countries, identifies a range of emerging lessons and suggests possible next steps for action by G7 countries.
May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Adapting Global Entrepreneurship Acceleration Models to Clean Tech in Developing Countries - The Ghana Climate Innovation Center is showing that a business development model that grew out of Silicon Valley can be applied to clean technology business incubation in developing countries.
April 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Forest cover in sub-Saharan Africa declined by nearly 10 per cent between 2000 and 2010. Of this loss, 75 per cent was caused by the conversion of forest to agriculture, largely for food production to serve rapidly growing domestic food demand.

January 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

In Ghana 70 per cent of the population are smallholder farmers who depend on the land for their basic needs. Growing competition for this resource is having significant impacts on rural livelihoods and land governance.

October 2015
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The present report on inclusive green growth in Ghana provides an account of the overall policy framework and mechanisms to promote inclusive green growth (IGG) in the country. It documents good practices, success stories and lessons learned in selected sectors of the country’s economy.

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

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