The OECD Green Talks Live webinar series brings world experts together on pressing environmental issues for a global audience. The next Green Talks Live will take place on 18 October 2017, focusing on "Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture".
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
At least half the world’s population suffers from polluted water. And the situation is set to worsen. Water pollution is on the rise due to indirect ‘diffuse’ sources of pollution from both agricultural and urban environments.
To what extent can the concepts of green economy and green growth live up to their promises economic growth and environmental preservation? How do we switch our economies to green growth pathways, and what kind of policy instruments are needed for this?
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
The PAGE Advanced Learning Materials is a set of 15 advanced learning units on green economy with thematic focus on “Green economy policy assessments” and “Greening economic sectors”.
Scandinavian countries have set very ambitious goals to stay at the forefront of global sustainability. In this context, municipalities and other influencing bodies need to make the right decisions and drive change at pace. How can we best leverage the case studies & expertise out there?
Natural capital refers to the stocks of the Earth’s natural assets and resources, such as soil, water, air and biodiversity. These stocks provide humans with a flow of goods and benefits – known as ‘ecosystem services’ – which positively impact well-being.