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April 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report provides a comprehensive view of practices and developments in the governance, implementation and performance of budgeting across OECD countries. It looks at recent practices such as the application of medium-term frameworks and the use of data and analytics to highlight the impacts of policies on concerns such as gender equality and the environment.
February 2019
Market Uptake of Solar Thermal Electricity (MUSTEC)
This report investigates clean energy policy strategies in France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the European Union (EU) as a whole and finds that none of these pathways would lead to decarbonisation to the extent required to fulfil the European (Union and national) commitments under the Paris Agreement. The report points to a greater need for power system flexibility in order to expand intermittent renewables.
November 2018
Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

This report, released the 2018 Arab Forum for Environment and Development Annual Conference, identifies financing needs, gaps, options and mechanisms for sustai

October 2018
ESU-services
This Pilot-Study for the Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Commodities Traded in Switzerland evaluates the environmental impacts of commodities traded by Swiss companies without being physically transported to Switzerland. Like this, they are excluded from foreign trade statistics or input-output analysis. With Switzerland trading 20-65% of global trade, depending on the commodity, this pilot-study closes this gap.
September 2018
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)

As a global financial centre with a growing strategic interest in sustainable finance, and a country recognized as a leader in digital technologies and innovation, Switzerland is seeking an improved understanding of how digital finance can accelerate the greening of financial flows.

October 2016
Applied Energy (Elsevier)

In order to enhance energy efficiency as a pillar of transition to a green energy economy it is important to understand whether and under which conditions energy efficiency programs could have positive economic and social impacts.

October 2015
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Environment at a Glance 2015 updates key environmental indicators and relevant socio-economic and sectoral indicators to track OECD country progress on major environmental issues and inform policy development and evaluation.

October 2015
Nordic Council of Ministers

This report presents a model that analyses fossil fuel subsidy reform across 20 countries showing an average reduction in national GHG emissions of 11% by 2020, and average annual government savings of USD 93 per tonne of CO2 abated.

November 2014
Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)
This report Food Security: Challenges and Prospects highlights the need for more efficient management of the agriculture and water sectors, enhancing the prospects of food security.
October 2014
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), World Bank Group

At the Davos forum of January 2014, a group of 14 countries pledged to launch negotiations on liberalizing trade in "green goods" (also known as "environmental" goods), focusing on the elimination of tariffs for an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation list of 54 products.

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