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May 2019
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI)
This paper, Construction and Carbon: The Impact of Climate Policy on Building in Canada in 2025 , studies the economic impact of climate policies on future carbon prices in the area of construction in Canada, by applying an economic and energy model of the Canadian economy known as gTech.
April 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This report, Business Models for the Circular Economy: Opportunities and challenges for policy, presents a typology of five circular business models that could support the transition to a more resource efficient and circular economy: circular supply, resource recovery, product life extension, sharing, and product service system models. It also reviews the current market penetration and assesses the potential scalability of each business model, and provides a broad set of policy approaches that could help alleviate some of the barriers that currently hinder the widespread adoption of circular business models.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Under the theme of ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ UN Environment’s sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) presents a comprehensive assessment of the state of the global environment, covering a range of topics, issues and potential solutions with contributions from over 250 scientists and experts from more than 70 countries.
March 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

The sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), focusing on the theme “healthy planet, healthy people”, aims to help policymakers and all of society achieve the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Develop

February 2019
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
This report, 1.5-Degree Lifestyles: Targets and options for reducing lifestyle carbon footprints, analyses the carbon footprint of household lifestyles and how changes can contribute to meeting the ambitious 1.5-degree aspirational target envisaged by the Paris Agreement on climate change. It analyses scientific emission scenarios and case studies from Finland, Japan, China, Brazil, and India, and proposes long-term targets for individuals’ lifestyle carbon footprints by 2030-2050, as well as low-carbon options that citizens and society can adopt.
February 2019
Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
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.
December 2018
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), New Earth, European Commission
To inspire companies to ‘shout it out’, the Consumer Information Programme has issues this white paper to identify good practices of product-level social impact communication that can provide inspiration, and be built upon or replicated. It identifies relevant principles, criteria and means to communicate such impacts, including recommendations on integrating social impact communication with more well-established environmental impact communication tools.
October 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This preview of the OECD's "Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060" report sees global materials use rising to 167 Gigatonnes in 2060 from 90 Gigatonnes today as the world population soars to 10 billion people and average global income per capita rises to converge with the current OECD level of USD 40,000. It indicates that the biggest rises in resource consumption will be in minerals, including construction materials and metals, particularly in fast-growing developing economies.
October 2018
Circle Economy, City of Amsterdam, Copper8
Amsterdam Circular: Evaluation and action perspectives a comprehensive consolidation of insights from the practical implementation of 70+ circular projects in the circular City of Amsterdam and is validated by 100+ local businesses.
August 2018
Economic Dialogue on Green Growth (EDGG), UK aid
This paper Triggering Green Transformation of the Private Sector Through Central Bank-led Initiatives: The role of Bangladesh Bank in mainstreaming green finance in Bangladesh presents a diagnostic assessment of the initiatives undertaken by Bangladesh's central bank to disburse green finance to the private sector. It also proposes a functional conceptualization of the term "green finance" for the national context and spells out a number of recommendations for triggering a green transformation of the private sector through central bank-led initiatives in Bangladesh.