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June 2009
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Improving environmental performance, tackling global warming and enhancing resource management are high on the list of global challenges that must be addressed urgently.

May 2009
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Within the context of sustainable development, natural resources and ecosystem services provided by the environment are essential to support economic growth social wellbeing, and human health.

May 2009
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

The greening of economic growth series ESCAP, its partners and Asia-Pacific countries have advocated "green growth" as a strategy to achieve sustainable development in the resource-constrained, high-poverty context of the Asian and the Pacific region.

April 2009
International Energy Agency (IEA)

Despite the severity of the current financial and economic crisis, it cannot be allowed to distract us from addressing critical and strategic climate change and energy challenges.

April 2009
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This report was commissioned by UNEP in response to the multiple global crises of 2008 – fuel, food and financial. The report proposes a mix of policy actions that would stimulate economic recovery and at the same time improve the sustainability of the world economy.

March 2009
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This report, (March 2009) prepared by UNEP proposes recommendations, objectives and suggestions for implementing a GGND as a response to the multiple crises the world is now facing.

March 2009
Sustainable Development Commission

This report attempts to shed light on whether nations can prosper without actually achieving sustainable growth. It also questions whether the benefits of continued economic growth still outweigh the costs, and scrutinises the assumption that growth is essential for prosperity.

March 2009
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Over the past few years the employment creation potential of activities beneficial to the environment has been receiving increasing attention through the term of ‘green jobs”.

February 2009
European Commission

This report constitutes the findings of a study on the potential of market pull instruments for promoting innovation in environmental characteristics. The study was conducted by COWI A/S in collaboration with Ecotec Ltd.

February 2009
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Investment in network infrastructure can boost long-term economic growth in OECD countries.

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