Insights Blog

The GGKP has access to the world's leading practitioners and experts on green growth. Our Insights Blog provides a place for you to tap into their latest thinking, including around recent research, new projects and upcoming events. Our latest blogs are listed below. 

18 March 2019
Tools and Initiatives
Eunjoo Lee , Prof. Dr Edeltraud Guenther
How do we gear up sustainability thinking in Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs)? A recent study looks at three case studies of WWTPs in Germany from the managerial perspective, offering in-depth understanding of the status quo and possibility of improving environmental management in public organisations.
27 September 2018
Tools and Initiatives
Shalini Sharma
Digitization and advanced technologies have a key role to play in addressing a range of sustainability challenges, including sustainable e-waste management. is a digital platform that allows businesses and individuals to transfer their e-waste to government authorized e-waste recyclers.
5 April 2018
John Moorhead
Project Drawdown brought together a qualified and diverse group of researchers to identify, research and model the most substantive, existing solutions to address climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These range from bioplastics to artificial leafs to building automation, clean cookstoves, coastal wetlands, living buildings, cows walking on beaches, and more.
29 November 2017
Steven Stone
At UN Environment, we like to think of 2018 as the year of consuming and producing sustainably, a chance to close the loop and bring circularity into our purchasing and consuming behavior.
26 November 2017
Event Updates
Marianne Fay, Amanda McKee
Sustainable infrastructure will provide the services and foundation for growth that are needed to reduce poverty and boost shared prosperity – but to get there, we must substantially increase financing for infrastructure in the developing world.
4 March 2016
Julia Karst
Julia Karst, GIZ, discusses their recent study which analyses macroeconomic choices needed for the Government of Costa Rica to reach its 2021-target of carbon neutrality.
10 November 2014
Maroussia Klep
Maroussia Klep, OECD, discusses strategies for waste reduction, the opportunities and challenges.