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19 July 2017
Jobs
This contract is expected to last approximately 1 year part time. We estimate that the work would include roughly 150 working days. This consultancy is home based, but will include 3 country case studies. The focus of the contract is on chemical and waste statistics in the context of the SDGs. Specifically, the focus is on SDG indicator: 12.4.2 Hazardous waste generated per capita and proportion of hazardous waste treated, by type of treatment and 12.5.1 National recycling rate, tons of material recycled - with an emphasis on 12.4.2. (The methodology for SDG 12.4.1 on chemical MEA reporting has already been agreed, but the methodology should be presented in the publication.)
19 July 2017
Jobs
This contract is expected to approximately 4 months with around 40-50 working days. The consultancy is home based, but will include 2 country case studies. The focus of the contract is on SDG indicator 12.c.1 Amount of fossil-fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption) and as a proportion of total national expenditure on fossil fuels. The consultant should propose core indicators and methodologies which should be used globally, as well as the additional indicators which could be monitored nationally for use in national policy making.
19 July 2017
Jobs
This contract is expected to last approximately 4 months with around 40 working days. The consultancy is home based, but will include 2 country case studies. The focus of the contract is on SDG indicator 12.6.1 Number of companies publishing sustainability reports. The consultant will be responsible for helping define a 'sustainability report' and the key elements of such a report for different sizes of companies. Additionally, the consultant should propose how reporting can be monitored globally and nationally.
19 July 2017
Other News

The global momentum towards green growth as a strategy for decarbonizing key economic sectors such as energy has driven relevant transformative processes in both developed and emerging economies.

10 July 2017
Jobs
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is hiring a Senior Analyst, to support the work of Green Growth Performance Measurement (GGPM) by identifying implementation of the GGPM project and supporting other relevant GGGI projects and activities.
20 June 2017
Other News

Many countries have become more efficient in using natural resources and the services provided by the environment, generating more economic output per unit of carbon emitted and of energy or raw materials consumed.

13 June 2017
Jobs

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic programme support intern to assist with its programme management activities. The application deadline is 26 June 2017.

6 June 2017
Projects & Initiatives

Despite an increasingly connected and online world, face-to-face interactions are still indispensable in this day and age. This is especially true of the gargantuan gatherings at world fairs, which originated in Europe as an outcome of industrialisation.

2 June 2017
Jobs

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic communications specialist to lead its communication and outreach from its office in Geneva, Switzerland. The Deadline is 11 June 2017.

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