This issue brief Shades of Green: An introduction to the Green Economy for Parliamentarians aims to provide parliamentarians with a basic understanding of the green economy and of the policies required to transition toward it.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Promoting green growth requires well-designed institutions and environmental policy instruments that are effective in achieving their environmental objectives without imposing excessive burdens on the economy.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This Exploratory Report on the Green Economy (ERGE) Green Economy Assessment Study - Senegal was created under the Green Economy Initiative launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2008. It aims to enable Senegal to seize the opportunities offered by the green economy.
E-waste is currently the largest growing waste stream. It is hazardous, complex and expensive to treat in an environmentally sound manner, and there is a general lack of legislation or enforcement surrounding it. Today, most e-waste is being discarded in the general waste stream.