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

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.

June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Thailand has been a pioneer in promoting special economic zones, and has achieved noteworthy success as a result of its unique approach of promoting inclusive but voluntary industry participation and by actively engaging local communities.

June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

India is on track to become the third largest road transportation market in the world by 2020, driven by strong economic growth and rapid urbanization.

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January 2016
World Bank, Korea Green Growth Partnership (KGGP)

Water security and water quality affect numerous economic sectors and areas: agriculture, energy, disaster management, and others. Countries need balanced and integrated approaches that are economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable.

December 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a new agenda for development, with the ambitious aim of eradicating extreme poverty within the next 15 years while also recognising environmental limits.

November 2015
Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Karnataka has a population of over 60 million which is growing at over 2% per annum. It is the eighth largest and fifth most urbanised state in India, with 37% population living in cities. It contributes over 5% to India’s GDP and has been growing at over 7% in the recent past (GoK, 2013).

November 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Sub-Saharan Africa faces the worst land degradation in the world. This jeopardizes its efforts to reduce poverty as most rural livelihoods depend heavily on natural resources.

November 2015
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

Niger’s natural resource management policies and institutions in colonial and post-independence times have discouraged landowners to plant or protect trees. The consequent land clearing led to severe scarcity of tree products.

October 2015
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

When five per cent of milk fails to meet standards, you have a problem with milk. When 50 percent does not meet standards, you have a problem with standards. In developing countries, perishable food is mostly sold in informal markets and often does not meet national food safety standards.

October 2015
World Bank, Korea Green Growth Partnership (KGGP)

Big cities in developing countries are centers of economic growth, and magnets for people seeking better opportunities. That is the good part.

October 2015
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The main objective of the present report is to document good practices and lessons learned on inclusive green growth from selected case studies in South Africa.

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.

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