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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.