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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4 June 2013
Event Updates
Howard Bamsey
Howard Bamsey, the new Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute, discusses some exciting developments in the field of green growth, including the 2013 Global Green Growth Summit, taking place 10-11 June in Songdo, Korea.
2 June 2013
Event Updates
Tamaro Kane
Tamaro Kane, Special Assistant to the Chief Economist for Sustainable Development at the World Bank, writes about the GGKP's first Practitioners' Workshop taking place in Indonesia this week.
1 June 2013
Žiga Žarnić
Ziga Zarnic, of the OECD Environment Directorate, outlines the importance of establishing a common basis to build and mainstream a green growth measurement framework, and introduces the recent GGKP scoping paper "Moving towards a Common Approach on Green Growth Indicators."
30 May 2013
Anja von Moltke
Anja von Moltke, Acting Head of UNEP's Trade, Policy and Planning Unit, outlines the imperative for greening international trade, as presented in the new UNEP Report: "Green Economy and Trade - Trends, Challenges and Opportunities."
27 May 2013
Tools and Initiatives
Dagfinn Høybråten
Dagfinn Høybråten, the Nordic Council of Ministers' Secretary General, presents the Nordic Prime Prime Ministers' green growth initiative and explores what green growth “the Nordic Way” entails.
23 May 2013
Marcelo Giugale
Marcelo Giugale, the World Bank’s Director of Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Programs for Africa, discusses how to make growth greener without slowing it down.
22 May 2013
Sam Bickersteth
​Sam Bickersteth, Chief Executive of CDKN, asks what Mozambique can show us about making development choices in a changing climate.
21 May 2013
Event Updates
Ari Huhtala
CDKN’s Ari Huhtala, Director of Policy and Programme, reports on the Global Green Growth Forum’s progress to get green growth concepts into the mainstream.
16 May 2013
Benjamin Simmons
Benjamin Simmons, Manager of the Green Growth Knowledge Paltform (GGKP) Secretariat, provides an overview of the GGKP, reflects on next steps and introduces the website's new "Insights" feature.