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April 2018
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The experience of the UK’s Climate Change Act provides lessons for climate law-making that apply internationally. A comprehensive framework law is an essential tool for coordinating action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase resilience.

June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
The report Financial Centres for Sustainability: Reviewing G7 Financial Centres in Mobilizing Green and Sustainable Finance has been prepared to explore how financial centres can contribute to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
The report Mobilizing Sustainable Finance for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Reviewing Experience and Identifying Options in the G7 takes stock of existing activities in G7 countries, identifies a range of emerging lessons and suggests possible next steps for action by G7 countries.
July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

In the United Kingdom, responsibility for some aspects of economic activity has been devolved from national to local government. Schemes such as City Deals and Local Enterprise Partnerships have been piloted in eight large English cities.

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

The United Kingdom has a sophisticated analytical framework for analysing green growth benefits.

October 2012
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The primary force driving renewable energy deployment in Scotland has been the regional economic development strategy, which aims to transition to a low carbon economy. Scotland has considerable autonomy in energy and rural development policy and this has benefited its renewable energy strategy.