11 November 2016
Climate, food, population, health: How do we find solutions to the world's biggest challenges? Solving Grand Challenges, such as climate change, global health or population growth, will require large-scale initiatives to foster technological innovation and diffusion. Last year governments committed...
9 November 2016 to 10 November 2016
Policy coherence between spatial and land-use planning and environment policy is an area of increasing focus for governments. Many land-use and spatial planning interventions fail to properly account for environmental consequences, such as those related to urban sprawl, transport systems and flood-...
24 October 2016 to 25 October 2016
The OECD Global Forum on Environment on " Towards Quantifying the Links Between Environment and Economic Growth " will be held on 24-25 October 2016 at the OECD Conference Centre, Paris. BACKGROUND The objectives of the Global Forum are to provide a platform for policy experts, academics and...
21 October 2016
Forests are an important link in transition to a green economy and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Yet, defining an accurate value of some environmental and social services provided by forest remains a major challenge. No universal assessment method for these...
5 October 2016 to 6 October 2016
The World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2016) is the world’s leading platform to discuss, foster, plan and implement the shift to the green economy for government, business, finance and civil society. The Summit’s objectives are to: Maintain WGES as the premier green economy event for global leaders...
26 September 2016
90% of emissions from energy use are priced at less than EUR 30 per tonne, a lower-end estimate of the damage from emitting 1 tone of CO2 and 60% of emissions are subject to no price whatsoever. We are making poor use of carbon pricing, a acost-effective means of reducing CO2 emissions OECD...
22 September 2016 to 23 September 2016
During the 17th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET), the Green Fiscal Policy Network (United Nations Environment Programme, International Monetary Fund and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin...
14 September 2016 to 16 September 2016
The Scientific Partners of BIOECON are pleased to announce the Eighteenth Annual International BIOECON conference on the theme of “Instruments and Incentive Mechanisms for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Service Provision”. The conference will be held at Kings College Cambridge, England...
6 September 2016 to 7 September 2016
GGKP Annual Conference
The Fourth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference took place on the theme of “Transforming Development through Inclusive Green Growth” during 6-7 September 2016 at the International Convention Center on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.
5 September 2016 to 9 September 2016
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) will organize the Global Green Growth Week (#GGGWeek2016), from September 5-9 , on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. GGGWeek will serve to identify practical, innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and strengthen partnerships that deliver growth...