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. 

11 October 2016
Research
Kurt van Dender
Kurt van Dender, from the OECD's Tax and Environment Unit, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, discusses ways to transition to much needed carbon neutral growth.
28 September 2016
Research
Carlo Carraro
Carlo Carraro, GGKP Advisory Committee Chair, discusses the impact of climate-related disasters in the agricultural industry and the role that insurance systems play.
26 September 2016
Event Updates
Mairi Dupar, Ari Huhtala
CDKN attended the Global Green Growth Week, held in Jeju, Republic of Korea, 5-9 September. This is the second of two blogs reporting from the event, by Ari Huhtala, CDKN’s Deputy CEO for Policy and Programmes, and Mairi Dupar, Global Public Affairs Coordinator.
15 September 2016
Event Updates
Ari Huhtala

The GGKP Knowledge Partner, CDKN attended the Global Green Growth Week was held in Jeju, Republic of Korea, 5-9 September.

15 September 2016
Event Updates
Steven Stone
Steven Stone, UNEP, discusses the link between sustainability and financing and the various mechanisms and instruments in place - existing, and to be created - to finance the green economy transition.
14 September 2016
Research
Robert C. Brears
With the Asia-Pacific region rapidly urbanising and the vast majority of the region facing water scarcity, cities are likely to face water insecurity. To become water secure cities will need to balance rising demand for water with limited supplies.
22 August 2016
Event Updates
Andrew Norton, Yvo de Boer
Yvo de Boer, GGGI, discusses wetland protection in South Africa to scrapping fossil fuel subsidies in Indonesia, the best climate policies are pro-poor
16 August 2016
Research
Steve Bass, Thomas Nielsen, Inhee Chung

In December 2015, one of us was in Paris for the first working day after the historic climate change agreements. The Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, had called a group together to “begin the task of changing economies so that t

4 August 2016
Event Updates
Yvo de Boer
Global Green Growth Institute director-general Yvo de Boer highlights three ways to help countries make the transition to sustainable development and deliver on the Paris Agreement and other global goals.
3 August 2016
Tools and Initiatives
Pushpam Kumar

With the endorsement of a resolution on Sustainable Management of Natural Capital for Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction during the recently held United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, a new era of correcting the compass to measure sustainable human well-being has begun

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