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. 

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17 July 2013
Partner in Focus
Caroline Uriarte
Caroline Uriarte with the LEDS Global Partnership Secretariat explains what the partnership is all about and the services it offers in this latest GGKP Partner in Focus feature.
16 July 2013
Tools and Initiatives
Cameron Allen
Cameron Allen, former Associate Expert with the UN Division for Sustainable Development, introduces the new UNDESA Guidebook to the Green Economy: Issue 4, which provides a global overview of the various international initiatives that are supporting countries and stakeholders to implement the green economy worldwide.
7 July 2013
Event Updates
Carlo Carraro
Carlo Carraro, President of the University of Venice, and member of the GGKP Advisory Committee, discusses the importance of knowledge generation in the field of green growth and provides his reflections on the GGKP's second Annual Conference held earlier this year in Paris.
30 June 2013
Partner in Focus
Dorit Kemter
The International Labour Organization (ILO) recently held the 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference, where sustainable development, decent work and green jobs were on the agenda. Dorit Kemter (Expert, Green Jobs) with the International Labour Organization explains that work that ILO is doing in this area in this latest instalment of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s “Partner in Focus” feature.
24 June 2013
Rachel Waddell
The GGKP’s Knowledge Management Officer, Rachel Waddell, shares highlights from the GGKP’s recent user needs analysis, which will lay the foundations for the design and development of the GGKP’s new web platform.
19 June 2013
Tools and Initiatives
John Rogers
John Rogers, Manager for the Climate-Smart Planning Platform, introduces the new initiative and outlines its core founding principles of open source development and open data. The Climate-Smart Planning Platform, together with the GGKP, GGBP and REEEP organized a side event around these principles at the Global Green Growth Summit 2013.
17 June 2013
Christopher Beaton
Chris Beaton, Research and Communications Officer for IISD, discusses the impacts of fossil fuel subsidies, the challenges with removing them, and the path to reform, including an introduction to the Global Subsidy Initiative’s latest publication A Guidebook to Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform.
13 June 2013
Tools and Initiatives
Michael Funch
Michael Funch, Senior Advisor with the Nordic Council of Ministers, presents the new web magazine: “Green growth the Nordic Way” which explores what green growth means for the Nordic region, and gives concrete examples of a number of sustainable development projects under the Nordic Council of Ministers.
10 June 2013
Partner in Focus
Gunnar Köhlin
The Environment for Development initiative (EfD) is one of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s Knowledge Partners. Gunnar Köhlin, Associate Professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, introduces the EfD mission, its partners, and research projects, as part of a new GGKP “Partner in Focus” feature.
4 June 2013
Jan Corfee-Morlot
Jan Corfee-Morlot, Senior Policy Analyst and Environment and Development Team Leader, OECD Development Co-operation Directorate, shares her insights on the OECD's recent publication "Putting Green Growth at the Heard of Development."