Natural capital encompasses the world's living and non-living natural assets. It forms the basis for environmental and economic life through natural resource production and the provision of ecosystem services.
An enduring concern for developed and developing countries alike is to strike the right balance between ambitious environmental policies and the international competitiveness of both nations and individual firms.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP)
We as humans make thousands of decisions each day, but many of these may be habits or choices that are not the most environmentally-friendly. How can we effectively change our behaviours to reduce waste, increase resource efficiency and strengthen policies for sustainable consumption?
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) commits to support implementation of the Pan-European Strategic Framework for Greening the Economy and contribute to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a range of knowledge generation and knowledge sharing actions, including
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Colombia and Peru are countries rich in natural resources, particularly those in the forest sector. The region has experienced considerable economic growth over the past decade, driven by mining, agriculture and other export commodities, resulting in a significant decrease in poverty.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), WWF
Africa is urbanising fast. By the mid-2030s, a majority of Africans will live in urban areas. But productive jobs and quality public services are not keeping up with the fast growth of cities and towns.