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. 

21 April 2016
Brindusa Fidanza
Brindusa Fidanza, Founder and CEO of The Ground_Up Project, outlines why the new sustainable development goals can lead to a boom for business. The Ground_Up Association, a Swiss-based non-profit, is a partner in the GREEN-WIN project.
5 April 2016
Jochen Hinkel
To mark the launch of the GREEN-WIN website, Dr. Jochen Hinkel, Coordinator of the GREEN-WIN Project, explains how the project will further research targeted at uncovering win-win opportunities - i.e. those that are economically attractive for individual countries, regions and firms, which also contribute to climate goals.
4 April 2016
Shardul Agrawala, Rob Dellink
Shardul Agrawala from OECD Environment Directorate, discuss the distributional impacts of environmental policies and ways to mitigate negative impacts.
29 March 2016
Julia Karst
Julia Karst, GIZ, discusses a recently published GIZ working paper which provides a checklist with questions that allow systematic identification of social impacts of green growth policies
23 March 2016
Shardul Agrawala, Tomasz Koźluk
Shardul Agrawala and Tomasz Koźluk OECD Environment Directorate discuss how productivity is generally not negatively affected by the introduction of more stringent environmental policies.
18 March 2016
Event Updates
Ajith Radhakrishnan, Siddarthan Balasubramania , Dr. Prasoon Agarwal
Dr. Prasoon Agarwal, Siddarthan Balasubramania and Ajith Radhakrishnan, from GGGI, discuss the game-changing potential of Micro Irrigation technology in the agricultural sector in Karnataka, India.
14 March 2016
Moustapha Kamal Gueye
The green economy can be an opportunity for women to gain their rightful place in the workforce. On Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day, ILO News talks with Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Policy specialist on Green Jobs at the ILO, to get first-hand information on innovative policies to enhance environmental sustainability and create decent employment opportunities.
10 March 2016
Sara Castro
Sara Castro, co-Chair of the GGKP's new Research Committee on Behavioural Insights, discusses how the SDGs cannot be achieved without behavioural change.
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.
26 February 2016
Event Updates
Dr. Prasoon Agarwal, Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander
GGGI and CSTEP discuss their recent partnership with Kriyative Theatre, a group that has been using theatre to educate people about crucial issues, such as their recent play, “Carbon Cake” which revolves around ‘Global Warming’.


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