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October 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The final report of the UNEP Inquiry argues that there is now a historic opportunity to shape a financial system that can more effectively finance the development of an inclusive, green economy. This opportunity is based on a growing trend in policy innovation from central banks, financial regulators and standard setters, who are incorporating sustainability factors into the rules that govern the financial system. The report draws together practical examples of policy changes in banking, capital markets, insurance and institutional investment, drawing on detailed work across a number of countries.
July 2014
Green Growth Best Practice (GGBP)

Green growth is becoming an attractive opportunity for countries around the world to achieve poverty reduction, environmental protection, resource efficiency and economic growth in an integrated way.

March 2012
Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water), World Water Council (WWC), Korean Presidential Committee on Green Growth (PCGG), Government of the Republic of Korea

This report is the first major output of a project on Water and Green Growth, led by the Government of the Republic of Korea and the World Water Council (WWC). It is the result of over 12 months of research and analysis by an international group of experts.

November 2011
Environment for Development Initiative (EfD)

This book challenges the conventional wisdom that gasoline taxation, an important and much-debated instrument of climate policy, has a disproportionately detrimental effect on poor people.

September 2008
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Organisation of Employers (IOE)

This report is the first comprehensive study on the emergence of a “green economy” and its impact on the world of work.

October 2007
Cities Alliance, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This report investigates how cities can use different instruments to integrate the environment into urban planning and management approaches. Including: policy instruments, process instruments, planning instruments and management instruments.