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July 2017
Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED)
The main objective of the Zambia Green Jobs Programme (2013-2017) is to ‘promote more and better jobs for inclusive and green growth in sectors where goods and services can be produced with an environmental benefit’. The Zambia Green Jobs programme is a multifaceted intervention spanning three main objectives that each contribute to the final intended impact of sustainable enterprises and decent green jobs.
June 2017
International Labour Organization (ILO)
The case study Pilots for Change: Zambia's Pilot Houses looks at how these houses were built to test and demonstrate ways of incorporating sustainable principles in the construction of comfortable and affordable homes.
May 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The study The Governance of Land Use in the Netherlands: The Case of Amsterdam examines the social, economic and environmental conditions affecting the area’s spatial development as well as the plans, policies and institutions that govern how land is used.
April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

January 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient and green economy can only be made by developing the right skills, knowledge, and competencies.

December 2016
Centro Mario Molina (CMM)

Through in depth case studies in Mexican cities, the Mario Molina Center proposed the location of social housing as an indicator of urban sprawl.

December 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

This paper examines community participation in housing projects for low-income communities in Thailand and how they have sought to ‘leave no one behind’. Baan Mankong, the government slum upgrading programme, is unique in how it has institutionalised participation.

September 2016
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

This study provides an overview of the current policy and regulatory environment regarding sustainable construction materials in the building sector in Europe and North America, and, where applicable, offers a commentary on the effectiveness of such regimes in driving the adoption of wood product

July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)
The Rio de Janeiro administration developed the 2016 Strategic Plan to ensure the good use of foreign investments coming to the city and to improve its governance.
July 2014
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

The objective of the “Roadmap for moving to a competitive low-carbon economy in 2050” of the European Union was to demonstrate that reducing EU greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95 percent by 2050 is feasible, and can be achieved without significant negative economic impacts.