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March 2019
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
To support Ministry of Construction (MOC) to implement the NDC, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has conducted an assessment of the potential green city actions that would help achieve Viet Nam’s NDC commitments. This paper, Achieving Viet Nam’s NDC in the Urban Sector, outlines the findings from the assessment in two sectors contributing the majority of urban GHG emissions: waste and energy.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Fly Ash Bricks: Brick production using fly-ash from thermal power plants in India shows how a green business initiative can be a win-win for power plant operators, the environment and local communities.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Mobike China: Synchronizing social and technological innovations towards sustainable urban transportation shows how technology can be a solution to social, environmental and economic issues.
September 2018
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study The Maldives: Leveraging public budgets for coastal adaptation projects shows how climate change induced sea-level rise will increase extreme levels due to storm surges and swell waves, exposing island populations, infrastructure and livelihood assets to increased flood risk.
September 2018
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Current waste handling practices in Vientiane are based on a “collect and dispose” only approach that overlooks significant opportunities for turning waste into resources. This study evaluates the potential for adopting a paradigm change from a waste management to a resource management approach.
February 2018
SEED, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Since its establishment in 2016, the eco-inclusive enterprise WASHKing aims to eradicate open defecation and poor sanitation in low-income urban communities in Accra, Ghana.
October 2017
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The report Green Growth in Cebu, Philippines explores policies and governance systems to promote green growth in Metro Cebu, Philippines, and provides recommendations for enhancing Cebu’s green growth potential.
June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This report Thailand’s Community-Based Eco-Industrial Town Development found some potential lessons learned from Thailand’s Eco Industrial Town program and opportunities for improvement.
June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The case study Enabling Adoption of Electric Mobility in Public Transportation in India describes how GGGI has supported the State Government of Himachal Pradesh in developing and implementing its Green Growth Strategy and established a business case for introduction of electric vehicles.
June 2017
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
The case study Greening Industrial Parks — A Case Study on South Korea’s Eco-Industrial Park Program presents the National Eco-Industrial Park (EIP) program, which was launched by the Korean National Cleaner Production Center (KNCPC) in 2003.

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