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August 2017
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

The evidence summary "The Economics of Ecosystem-based Adaptation" highlights the economics of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) approaches, which can offer cost savings compared with other approaches, as well as additional benefits, such as the provision of wild foods, carbon sequestration and bi

August 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

‘The biggest private sector: what place for the informal economy in green and inclusive growth?’ was a conference held in London in February 2016 which aimed to build a new policy agenda for integrating the informal economy into inclusive green growth and sustainable development.

April 2016
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

By 2022, two billion people will be living in informal settlements according to the United Nations.

March 2016
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

E-waste – electrical and electronic waste – is one of today’s fastest growing waste streams. By managing it well, we can recover valuable raw materials and reusable parts, with significant associated emissions savings.

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.

December 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The green economy and climate resilience agendas are widely promoted as solutions to 21st century challenges facing sustainable development. As the world continues to urbanise, the role of cities in promoting these agendas is increasingly recognised.

April 2014
International Labour Organization (ILO)

This publication examines the linkages between the environment and the economy and the implications for the labour market of climate change. The report evaluates the linkages between economic, social and environmental policies in the Philippines.

March 2014
International Labour Organization (ILO), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

This publication proposes a conceptual framework for the characterisation of green jobs in Malaysia and the selection of technical indicators in the environmental and labour fields to be used for this process.

March 2014
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

'Inclusive green growth' is no longer just a buzz term. It is shaping donor priorities, influencing national development plans and attracting investment.

November 2013
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Through this paper, the author builds an equilibrium search and matching model of an economy with an informal sector and rural-urban migration to analyze the effects of budget-neutral green tax policy (raising pollution taxes, while cutting payroll taxes) on the labour market.

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