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 November 2015
Event Updates
Ryan Parmenter
Ryan Parmenter, OECD, discusses how innovative technologies to improve productivity and performance could be developed using a systems approach in order to enable the next industrial revolution for green growth.
29 October 2015
Juliano Assunção, Joana Chiavari
Juliano Assunção and Joana Chiavari from the Climate Policy Initiative discuss a new study exploring paths to more efficient land use in Brazil.
26 October 2015
Tools and Initiatives
Simon Hunkin
Simon Hunkin, discusses the new project 'Innovation for Sustainable Development Network' ( which seeks to bring together networks who are interested in innovation for sustainable development.
21 October 2015
Suzi Tart
Suzi Tart, OECD, discusses the new report Climate Change Mitigation: Policies and Progress, which shows that current emissions trends are NOT in line with countries’ targets.
5 October 2015
Event Updates
Steven Stone
Steven Stone, UNEP, discusses his impressions from the recent UN Summit for Sustainable Development in New York. The blog celebrates two milestones: the launching of the updated and expanded report on "Uncovering Pathways towards an Inclusive Green Economy: A Summary for Leaders"; and yje launching of a call for expressions of interest for countries wishing to join the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE).
30 September 2015
Marius Hasenheit
Marius Hasenheit, Ecologic Institute, discusses the Network for Green Economy Indicators project which has developed a systematic and consistent overview of the existing efforts to measure sustainable development and the transformation to a green economy.
28 September 2015
Carlo Carraro
Carlo Carraro, discusses the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the preliminary results of FEEM's new APPS – Assessment, Projections and Policy for Sustainable Development Goals.
16 September 2015
Jason Potts
Jason Potts, IISD, discusses the role of voluntary sustainability standards in fulfilling Sustainable Development Goal 12.
4 September 2015
Yvo de Boer
Yvo de Boer, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute, discusses how a lack of investment is still holding clean technologies back and why businesses need to work together with policymakers to shift the status quo.
1 September 2015
Carlo Carraro
GGKP Advisory Committee Co-chair, Carlo Carraro, discusses the fiscal implications of climate change and how climate change through the damage it causes and its impacts on growth can be fiscal problem, which in the long run poses serious obstacles to the sustainability of public finances.


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