Best Practices

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

Latest Best Practices

December 2017
Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

With over 138 million hectares of forest land, a history of forest loss, and millions of inhabitants in forest-dependent communities, Mexico represents a key country in the endeavor to find equilibrium between forest industry, human development, best practice implementation, and forest protection

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

Urban green growth policies encourage economic development while reducing negative environmental externalities and the consumption of natural resources and environmental assets.

July 2017
African Development Bank (AfDB), Climate Investment Funds (CIF)
This knowledge product is part of the work undertaken by the African Development Bank Group's (AfDB) Climate Change and Green Growth Department (PECG), in the context of their work with the Climate Investment Fund’s Forestry Investment Program (CIF FIP).
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.

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May 2017
Low Emissions Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Mitigating climate change is often thought to detract from other national goals, such as economic growth, job creation, and improved public health.

May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group

As activity ramps up in climate innovation for developing countries, organisations are finding that attracting quality talent and companies to such efforts are both a key success factor and one of the most intractable challenges in nascent clean tech sectors.

May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group

The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center was launched in January 2014 to help local companies build their businesses in climate-related sectors. In a region with great vulnerability to climate change—and very high energy costs—new clean technologies hold tremendous promise.

May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group

In Ghana, the World Bank Group is showing that a business development model that grew out of Silicon Valley can be applied to clean technology business incubation in developing countries.

May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group

What is the role that connections can play in helping green technology entrepreneurs innovate and scale up in developing countries, so as to inform the design of new public sector programs?

May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group

The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) is a clean technology business incubation center established by the World Bank Group’s Climate Technology Program to support Kenya’s green enterprises.

May 2017
infoDev, World Bank Group

Crowdfunding offers a new alternative to address the financing needs of capital-intensive clean technology businesses in developing countries.

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
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Mozambique has seen a huge rise in the volume of its timber exports to China in recent years. Meanwhile, reports of illegality and unsustainable logging have steadily grown.

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.

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