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. 

10 May 2016
Partner in Focus
Mike Wilson

Policy is most successful when informed by rigorous research, but this has often proven difficult to achieve. Nowhere is this more evident than in government's response to environmental challenges, where there is still a substantial gap between expert knowledge and policy practice.

4 May 2016
Amanda McKee
The GGKP has launched a redesign of its web platform,, Amanda McKee, GGKP, explains some of the new and redesigned features.
29 April 2016
Claire Jolly, Barrie Stevens
Claire Jolly and Barrie Stevens, OECD, discuss the new report 'The Ocean Economy in 2030' that explores the growth prospects for the ocean economy, its capacity for future employment creation and innovation, and its role in addressing global challenges.
26 April 2016
Najib Saab
Najib Saab, AFED, discusses meeting the target of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 in the Arab world.
22 April 2016
Simon Zadek

The IMF Spring Meetings last week was a red-letter week in progressing The Financial System We Need. Yes, it was a week when the UNEP Inquiry’s core messages went mainstream in style.

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.


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