Case Studies

The GGKP Case Studies Database provides real world examples of the development and implementation of green growth policies and practices. Case studies included in this database are typically focused on specific sectors, themes, or countries.  For deeper research and analysis around green growth topics, please visit the GGKP Resource Library

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June 2012
International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG)

The concept of Green Growth has been recently advocated in different international venues such as OECD, UNEP, World Bank, IEA, and at the G8 and G20 meetings. Within this framework, South Korea is the first country in the World to make Green Growth Strategy a national one.

June 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

South Africa has a predominantly coal-fired electricity system and ever-growing energy needs. However, the use of renewable energy resources for electricity generation is currently almost non-existent.

April 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Lack of reliable access to electricity is a significant barrier to economic development and job creation in Tanzania. This ‘Inside story on climate compatible development’ by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) explores Tanzania’s Small Power Projects (SPP) programme.

April 2012
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

In late 2009, Indonesia made a voluntary commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 per cent by 2020, or by 41 per cent with international assistance, compared to business as usual.

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

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.

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

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.

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

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.

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

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.

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

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.

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

A growing number of countries at all levels of development have legislation or regulations prescribing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) - and many more are introducing it as part of their policy tools.

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Latest Case Studies

February 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of congestion pricing on the demand for clean transport modes.

January 2019
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This report, Mobilization of Private Investment in Green Growth in Viet Nam, outlines the work the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has done in Viet Nam, examining multiple case studies focused on green growth policy support and investment mobilization for bankable projects, and provides recommendations on engaging the private sector in green growth financing.
January 2019
Ministère de l’Economie et du Plan, Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES)
Madagascar is one of the five pilot countries engaged since 2011 in the Global Partnership for Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES). This document summarizes the work done in the framework of the implementation of macroeconomic indicators to inform public policies on realistic and effective indicators.
January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This case study research examines six water quality trading (WQT)/offset programs from Canada, the United States and New Zealand and highlights specific policy and program mechanisms that enabled the programs to achieve their goals of reduced nutrient and contaminant loading.