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7 November 2018
Events
From 7-9 November, the inno4sd.net Symposium is taking place in Brussels, Belgium, focusing on the role of science, technology and innovation (STI) for achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). If you are unable to join in person, click here for links to the livestream of the event.
5 November 2018
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) has launched the Green National Documents Database – a library of official national documents that outline country-level plans, policies, programs and more to advance green economic development.
31 October 2018
Events
In November 2018, leading institutions geared towards sustainability convened in Paris, France to debate and discuss the best ways forward to a greener future in three key areas: green finance, natural capital, and green growth.
30 October 2018
GGKP News
Three papers presented at the "Green Transformation and Competitive Advantage Conference" have been recognized for their outstanding policy relevance. The conference was jointly held by the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), and the German Corporation for International Cooperation / Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in June 2018.
30 October 2018
Projects & Initiatives
For the first time, a pilot study shows how many raw materials and other products are traded from Switzerland and how large the associated environmental impact is. It is almost nineteen times higher than the environmental impact of Switzerland's final consumption.
29 October 2018
Projects & Initiatives
New research from OECD, UN Environment and World Bank says serious and rapid investment in sustainable upgrades and alternatives is needed to limit climate change. The report finds that energy, transport, buildings and water infrastructure contribute more than 60 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions.
26 October 2018
Research
A preview of the OECD's Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060 was released today at the World Circular Economy Forum in Yokohama, Japan. The report sees global materials use rising to 167 Gigatonnes in 2060 from 90 Gigatonnes today as the world population soars to 10 billion people and average global income per capita rises to converge with the current OECD level of USD 40,000.
22 October 2018
Events
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) took an initial step towards the potential development of a green industry program at the 5th Green Industry Conference for Sustainable Development, held in Bangkok on 3-5 October 2018. At the event, the GGKP held a soft launch of of the new Green Industry Platform, currently being migrated to the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) from UNIDO.
17 October 2018
Call for Papers
The call for contributions is now open for Resilient Cities 2019, the 10th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, which will take place from 26 - 28 June 2019 in Bonn, Germany. The deadline for application is 2 November 2018.
15 October 2018
Research
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