Insights Blog

The GGKP has access to the world's leading practitioners and experts on green growth. Our Insights Blog provides a place for you to tap into their latest thinking, including around recent research, new projects and upcoming events. Our latest blogs are listed below. 

29 June 2018
Research
Jochen Hinkel

Sea-levels may rise substantially above 1 or even 2 meters during the 21st century. To what extent will coastal societies be able to adapt? Following the headlines, one easily gets the impression that sea-level rise will simply wash away coastal cities and small islands.

12 February 2018
Lauren Hermanus
Pilot projects in India, Indonesia and South Africa showcase new approaches to filling service delivery gaps in marginalised communities. Many of these projects rethink the role of government, private sector companies and investors, and beneficiaries.
6 February 2018
Michael Grubb, Nadia Ameli
The transition to a low carbon economy is a capital-intensive process requiring large scale finance combined with suitable low-carbon investment projects. There is no shortage of capital available globally – the financial sector encompasses more than EUR 100 trillion of assets globally – but several factors inhibit the expansion of private finance in low-carbon investment.
11 January 2018
In 2017, the Ground_Up team ran a pilot internship program that aimed to develop green advisory skills among university students. A replicable internship package has since been developed with details about the internship process, curriculum, a green business model survey, a sustainable business model canvas, and an internship report template.
3 June 2016
Event Updates
Ibnu Budiman

The European Commission research programs in partnership with Udayana University and the Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund recently conducted an international workshop in Bali to discuss a wide range of issues related to bioenergy.

21 April 2016
GGKP News
Brindusa Burrows (Fidanza)
Brindusa Fidanza, Founder and CEO of The Ground_Up Project, outlines why the new sustainable development goals can lead to a boom for business. The Ground_Up Association, a Swiss-based non-profit, is a partner in the GREEN-WIN project.
5 April 2016
Research
Jochen Hinkel
To mark the launch of the GREEN-WIN website, Dr. Jochen Hinkel, Coordinator of the GREEN-WIN Project, explains how the project will further research targeted at uncovering win-win opportunities - i.e. those that are economically attractive for individual countries, regions and firms, which also contribute to climate goals.