National Documents

The Green Growth National Documents Database is a library of key official documents that advance green growth and green economy. The Database highlights countries’ actions towards green growth and provides access to relevant plans and policies.

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Singapore

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Sustainable Development (IMCSD) was set up in January 2008 to formulate a national strategy for Singapore’s sustainable development.

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South Africa

Powerful forces are driving a green economic revolution worldwide, providing in the process a strong lever for broad-based economic development in many parts of the globe, and often re-orienting development trajectories. South Africa, having one of the most carbon-intensive economies in the world

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South Africa

The South African Government signed a Green Economy Accord in November 2011 and this document sets out the text of the Accord.

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Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
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South Africa

The Green Economy Learning Assessment for South Africa is a response to PAGE’s intention to contribute to better policy coordination and collaboration, and to help improve institutional and individual capacities through enhanced green economy learning.

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Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
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Thailand

This report, Final GHG Reduction Roadmap Report: Industry Greenhouse Gas reduction to support the implementation of Thailand's climate change master plan is part of a project aimed to assist the implementation of the Thailand Climate Change Master Plan by developing a clear roadmap for r

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Ugandan Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), New Climate Economy (NCE)
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Uganda

Uganda has seen an average of 7% annual economic growth over the last two decades. This has resulted in a reduction in headcount poverty, from 56% in 1992-1993 to 20% in 2012-2013. Additionally, around half a million jobs have been created annually and access to basic services has improved.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

This report sets out initial analysis on the contribution of the resource and waste management sector to economic growth in the UK, now and in the future. Resource and waste management activity already makes a significant contribution to the economy.

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Republic of Korea

To implement the national vision of green growth more effectively, the National Strategy for Green Growth was adopted along with the Five-Year Plan for Green Growth.

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Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
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China

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, has launched a ground-breaking report that sets out in specific and practical terms an ambitious agenda of how China can green its rapidly developing financial and capital markets.

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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
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Bangladesh

Innovations in policies, regulations and norms to shape a greener and more inclusive financial system are emerging in many places, but particularly in developing and emerging economies.

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