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8 March 2019
Other News
The Better Together Award will give five internationally outstanding collaborations for local climate action the visibility, support and connections to take their impact global. The application deadline is 24 March 2019 (23:59 CET).
6 March 2019
Research
From the innovations and ethical dilemmas of synthetic biology to the options for appropriate international adaptation to climate change: The UN Environment Frontiers 2018/19 report explores the emerging environmental issues facing the planet
6 March 2019
Other News
Egypt and Morocco have joined the World Bank WAVES partnership alongside the eight core implementing countries – Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, Indonesia, Guatemala, Kyrgyz Republic, Egypt, and Morocco and seven countries receiving Targeted Technical Assistance (TTA) - Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Madagascar, and WACA .
6 March 2019
Research
The report provides a unique analysis of potential implications of the Paris Agreement from a lifestyle perspective, whereas most existing studies predominantly focus on production- and technology-based solutions. It establishes the first global per-capita lifestyle carbon footprint targets for 2030 to 2050 with explicit linkages to the 1.5-degree target, and proposes an indicator of “lifestyle carbon footprint,” a consumption-based greenhouse gas accounting used for establishing targets, examining current status, and identifying solutions.
6 March 2019
Research
A new working paper from the GGKP Expert Working Group on Green Growth and the Law finds major data shortages in environmental rule of law, and that existing datasets are limited in scope and non-comparable.
5 March 2019
Other News
The Green Economy Coalition (GEC) will be ten years old in 2019. Moving forward, GEC aims to be bigger, stronger, clearer and more impactful. In this context, the GEC invites you to complete their 2019 Strategy Survey.
28 February 2019
Projects & Initiatives
The Social & Human Capital Protocol launched today in Geneva, Switzerland. It provides a consistent process to guide businesses as they assess their relationship with social and human capital. It offers an overarching framework for collaborative action to bring together different approaches for social and human capital measurement and valuation and is designed to be used alongside the Natural Capital Protocol to understand the full spectrum of business interactions with people, society and the environment.
27 February 2019
Research
Smart Prosperity Institute and the Climate Bonds Initiative have released Green Finance State of the Market – 2018, the seventh annual stocktake of green bonds and sustainable finance in Canada.
26 February 2019
Events
Making the Money Flow, the side event to the third session of Asia Pacific Ministerial Forum, jointly organized by the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the government of Korea, explored best practices of innovative financing to tackle environmental challenges and support sustainable consumption and production.
26 February 2019
Events
The Summary Report of the Sixth Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference (#GGKP6), held in conjunction with the OECD's 2018 Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum, is now available.

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