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. 

16 November 2017
Robert C. Brears
Robert C. Brears, author of The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, discusses innovative policies that create positive interdependencies and synergies across and between the nexus sectors while reducing trade-offs in the development of a green economy.
9 November 2017
Alexander Pfeiffer
This Q&A with Alexander Pfeiffer, PhD candidate at the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford, provides a snapshot of the paper that he will be presenting at the Fifth GGKP Annual Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, hosted by the World Bank in November 2017.
11 October 2017
Mercedes Marcano, Scott McFatridge, Jordann Thirgood
Economies around the world are in transition as businesses, citizens and governments embrace new ways of generating growth that put less strain on the planet. In Ontario, the transition to a green economy will have unique impacts on economic sectors and the people who work in them.
16 October 2017
Scott McFatridge, Mercedes Marcano, Jordann Thirgood
To make the most of Ontario’s green transition, governments, employers, unions and non-profit organizations should work together to develop a comprehensive “Just Transition Strategy” that addresses decent work considerations at all stages.
1 November 2017
Álvaro Cedeño Molinari
His excellency Ambassador Alvaro Cedeño Molinari is the current Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the World Trade Organization (WTO). He has graciously accepted to share with the GGKP his statement from the World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council Meeting on 24 October 2017 on the future of world trade.
13 October 2017
Event Updates
Dulika Rathnayake
Oceans cover three-quarters of the globe, and a staggering 80% of all life on Earth is found hidden beneath their waves. They also represent an enormous economic opportunity, which is why the “Ocean Economy” is driven by a combination of growing ocean-based industries, jobs and rising incomes as well as concerns about growing pressures on dwindling marine resources and response to climate change.
28 September 2017
Andrea Bassi
The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) facility brings sustainable development knowledge from UN roundtables to the desk of infrastructure investors.
19 September 2017
Ben Martin
Making the world’s energy and infrastructure safe and sustainable for the future is going to take money – lots of money. Are green bonds a sign that financial markets are starting to mobilise?
19 September 2017
Chris Hopkins
With our ecosystems, our climate, and our societies all straining to cope with the economic pressures of the 21st century, the need for green economies is more urgent that ever before. This primer charts the journey and latest thinking on what green economy means in 2017 - with lots of handy links if you're interested in learning more.
4 September 2017
Event Updates
Dulika Rathnayake
Oceans cover three-quarters of the globe, and a staggering 80% of all life on Earth is found hidden beneath their waves. They also represent an enormous economic opportunity, which is why the “Ocean Economy” is driven by a combination of growing ocean-based industries, jobs and rising incomes as well as concerns about growing pressures on dwindling marine resources and response to climate change.

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