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. 

7 February 2017
Research
Sarah Best
There has been remarkable advances in energy access for rural households. But building the wider economy requires energy services that power new jobs and enterprises.
7 February 2017
Research
Joëlle Noailly
Joëlle Noailly, Graduate Institute Geneva, discusses the role of small innovating cleantech firms in the future of renewable energy.
2 February 2017
Tools and Initiatives
Simon Zadek

Digital finance is the unexpected revolutionary – but which side will it take?

17 January 2017
Siddarthan Balasubramania , Dr. Prasoon Agarwal, Rohit Pathania

Karnataka is the fifth most industrialised state in India and among the top producers of cement and iron and steel.

14 December 2016
Research
Luis Mundaca, Lena Neij

What is a ‘Green Energy Economy’ (GEE)?

7 December 2016
Research
Sara Castro
Today, consumption trends show that our preferences can move upwards towards sustainability, but it isn’t a straight path. As we develop, our consumption preferences change departing from our traditions and roots. But as we grow in our awareness and learning on the impacts of our consumption choices, we tend to return to our roots, building on these through research, innovation and technology. While we always imagined our journey to sustainable development as a linear set of steps. Instead, we can now begin to think of it as journey on a spiral staircase.
28 November 2016
Event Updates
Remco Fischer
Remco Fischer, UNEP FI, discusses UNEP FI works at the interface between governments and the finance sector and has a critical role to play in the intergovernmental climate process.
21 November 2016
Research
Andrea Bassi, Jeremy Tamanini

With a deal ratified from the recent Paris Climate Conference, attention now turns to the difficult task of actually achieving national emissions reduction targets.

17 November 2016
Research
Najib Saab
Najib Saab, Secretary General, Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), discusses 'Sustainable Development in a Changing Arab Climate'.
14 November 2016
Research
Anna Walnycki
Anna Walnycky, IIED, discusses the new urban agenda as a unique opportunity for state authorities at all levels to realise the human rights of all inhabitants.

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