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May 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Amsterdam is a dynamic and growing metropolitan area that faces significant land-use pressures. Renowned for its tradition of collaborative planning, the city and its metropolitan partners must adapt to new conditions.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

January 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient and green economy can only be made by developing the right skills, knowledge, and competencies.

December 2016
Centro Mario Molina (CMM)

Through in depth case studies in Mexican cities, the Mario Molina Center proposed the location of social housing as an indicator of urban sprawl.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This paper examines community participation in housing projects for low-income communities in Thailand and how they have sought to ‘leave no one behind’. Baan Mankong, the government slum upgrading programme, is unique in how it has institutionalised participation.

September 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

This study provides an overview of the current policy and regulatory environment regarding sustainable construction materials in the building sector in Europe and North America, and, where applicable, offers a commentary on the effectiveness of such regimes in driving the adoption of wood product

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)
The Rio de Janeiro administration developed the 2016 Strategic Plan to ensure the good use of foreign investments coming to the city and to improve its governance.
July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

The objective of the “Roadmap for moving to a competitive low-carbon economy in 2050” of the European Union was to demonstrate that reducing EU greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95 percent by 2050 is feasible, and can be achieved without significant negative economic impacts.

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 United Kingdom has a sophisticated analytical framework for analysing green growth benefits.

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