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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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.

October 2015
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

This report identifies and assesses best practices for inclusive green growth in Morocco and it focuses on agriculture, energy and waste management.

September 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Our decreasing forest landscapes are under huge pressure to deliver local and global needs, from a village’s food and firewood to mitigating climate change. With demand unlikely to fall, the key issue is how we extract what we need.

August 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Land degradation is a severe economic and environmental challenge for Uzbekistan. It has a negative impact on agricultural production, and on rural incomes and livelihoods.

August 2015
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

This report analyses the economic and environmental performance of Thailand’s Bangkok Metropolitan Region (BMR), assesses its policies and governance practices that promote green growth, and provides recommendations to enhance its green growth potential.

August 2015
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Three West African countries – Benin, Mali and Togo – have participated in the project ‘Energy, Eco-development and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’, which offers lessons to other countries on approaches that can be taken toward a ‘Smart Energy Path’.

August 2015
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Three West African countries – Benin, Mali and Togo – have participated in the project ‘Energy, Eco-development and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’, which offers lessons to other countries on approaches that can be taken toward a ‘Smart Energy Path’.

August 2015
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Three West African countries – Benin, Mali and Togo – have participated in the project ‘Energy, Eco-development and Resilience in Africa (EERA)’, which offers lessons to other countries on approaches that can be taken toward a ‘Smart Energy Path’.

July 2015
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Ontario has successfully implemented its policy to put an end to coal use by the end of 2014. The coal phaseout in Ontario has become “the single largest GHG reduction measure in North America”.

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