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
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This paper analyses the reform of Switzerland’s agricultural policy framework, which reoriented subsidies to better target policy objectives, including for biodiversity.

December 2017
National Statistics Office of Mongolia, Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), International Labour Organization (ILO)

The National Statistical Office of Mongolia (NSO) conducted a pilot survey to collect data on environmental sector employment and green jobs, and to investigate the possibility of determining the green jobs in Mongolia with technical assistance support from ILO in the framework of support from PA

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

November 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation (ITFC)

For the past 20 years a revenue-sharing scheme has been in place for communities surrounding Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

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May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

The overall target of the Danish government is to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions in Denmark by 40% by 2020 compared to 1990.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

Slovak Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Finance Facility (SlovSEFF)  intends to channel financing to sustainable energy projects reducing GHG emissions.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

The goal of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) of Nether land is to ensure that public procurers, despite working under tight budget constraints, consider the lifecycle costs and not only the purchase price of products and services. No quantitative targets were set.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

Nordsyn surveillance cooperation for green products intends to improve the efficiency of market surveillance of Ecodesign and energy labelling.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

The overall aim of the Large Industry Energy Network (LIEN) is to support companies to build up or to further improve an energy management system and to achieve ISO 50001 certification.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

Italy is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the European Union. In the 1990s, the industry sector was responsible for approximately one-third of the energy consumption in Italy.

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”.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

If a new car is registered in Latvia, the passenger car registration tax applies. For calculating the tax amount, the scheme takes into account CO2 emissions. It is because of the car registration tax in Latvia.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

The Energiesprong programme in the Netherlands aims to make a substantial contribution to the conditions under which the Dutch energy transition can be achieved effectively.

May 2016
Energy Efficiency Watch

The Danish Energy Efficiency Obligation (EEO) represents one of the most important elements of the Danish energy efficiency policy package. The overall aim of the EEO is the promotion of cost-effective energy savings in all end-user sectors of the Danish economy.

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