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. 

7 June 2016
Event Updates
Steven Stone

As I started my day on Friday, May 27th – the last day of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Nairobi – with a run through the Karura Forest Reserve, just behind the UN compound, I marveled at the broad African sky and all that bustled into l

3 June 2016
Event Updates
Ibnu Budiman

The European Commission research programs in partnership with Udayana University and the Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund recently conducted an international workshop in Bali to discuss a wide range of issues related to bioenergy.

19 May 2016
Jean-Frédéric Morin, Guillaume Beaumier

The US government argues that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), concluded last October with 11 other Pacific Rim countries, “includes the most robust enforceable environment commitments of any trade agreement in history.” But is this really the case?

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.


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