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

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.

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.

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November 2011
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

China’s energy demand has been growing at breathtaking pace putting pressure on the security of the country’s electricity supply, 70 per cent of which is based on coal.

November 2011
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

India launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2009 to create policy conditions to make solar power as affordable as conventional power by 2022 and establish the country as global leader in solar energy.

September 2011
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Thailand’s support policies for renewable energy in the power sector have allowed individual small projects to add up to something substantial, attracting more investment and leading to faster growth in the sector than in most other Asian nations.

June 2010
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

This report from the UN Environment lists 8 different success stories from across the globe on the implementation of the green economy.

December 2009
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This report inventories policies in place in China to support eco-innovation. The report is not comprehensive.

May 2008
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Consumers are key to driving sustainable production and play a central role in sustainable development. This report highlights OECD government initiatives to promote sustainable consumption, with an emphasis on individual policy tools and instruments and their effective combination.

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