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December 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The study Green Economy Assessment Report: Ghana provides comparative scenarios for future growth that estimates economic, environmental and social impacts. It provides recommendations on how greening the agriculture, energy and forestry sectors can catalyze a transition to a green economy in Ghana.
September 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

A green economy is one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities.

September 2015
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Gordon Institute of Business Studies (GIBS), University of Pretoria

While South Africa is the second largest economy in Africa and has a relatively high GDP per capita, poverty, (youth) unemployment, inequality, food insecurity and environmental degradation are some of the greatest challenges faced by the country.

June 2012
International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This joint study by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) highlights that the transformation to a greener economy could generate 15 to 60 million additional jobs globally over the next two decades and lift tens of millions of workers out o

May 2012
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

With new and emerging technologies, shifts in employment and changes in the workforce are occurring across the world.

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.