Every year, the Green Economy Coalition publishes the Green Economy Barometer, an analysis of the state of the global movement towards a fair, sustainable future. The Barometer tracks the transition, both celebrating the successes, and calling attention to challenges yet to be overcome.
Green growth initiatives to date have often placed the economy and environment front and centre. However, for green growth to fulfil its promise, it needs to also focus on people and address systemic causes of poverty and social exclusion.
Since 2010 the GEC has been tracking the transition to green economies by drawing on the experiences and insights of GEC members and gathering different perspectives from different regions. The report aims to provide a brief but broad picture of what has been happening recently and where.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Green Economy Coalition (GEC)
Inclusive green growth offers a route out of multiple related crises - in the economy, the environment and society. Yet for green growth to really fulfil its promise, it needs to be truly inclusive - tackling issues such as poverty, inequality and the exclusions that constrain both growth and environmental sustainability.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Green Economy Coalition (GEC)
This paper sketches the profile of the changing ‘green growth/economy architecture’ at the global, national, corporate and local levels. It finds that the project of ‘green growth’ continues to gain political momentum, attract new investment and draw in new players.
The natural world has a lot to teach us. Above all, it teaches us about systems and cycles; that altering one component of a system, however small, can have wider implications within and beyond a given cycle.
This publication was prepared as an input into the UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 by the Green Economy Coalition. It sets out the Coalition’s vision for change, drawing lessons from their series of national dialogues in developing and developed countries and from across the Coalit