Environment Directorate

Focus

  • 4th OECD Green Investment Financing Forum

    24-25 October - The Forum will gather senior policy makers and key actors from around the world for lively, open and action-oriented discussions to advance the global green finance and investment agenda; and will address four main topics: from short-term actions to long-term ambition; opportunities for green investment; towards a sustainable financial system; and channels for green finance and investment.

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  • OECD at Stockholm World Water Week

    27 August - 1 September - Join us in a series of events in Stockholm World Water Week under the theme "Water and Waste: Reduce and Reuse" to discuss policies to manage water pollution, recent development in financing investment in water security, and further work on water governance.

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  • Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

    The report shows that combining strong climate action with fiscal and structural reforms will boost growth in both the short and long term. The report was noted in the final communiqué of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, which is a strong endorsement of the message that climate and growth policies must go hand-in-hand.

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We help countries to design environmental policies that are both economically efficient and effective at achieving their environmental objectives.

LATEST VIDEO - GREEN TALKS LIVE ON OECD REPORT "INVESTING IN CLIMATE, INVESTING IN GROWTH"


The OECD report "Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth" shows that integrating measures to tackle climate change into regular economic policy will have a positive impact on economic growth over the medium and long term.

A climate-friendly policy package can increase long-run output by up to 2.8% on average across the G20 by 2050 and if avoided climate damage are also taken into account, this rises to nearly 5%.

Watch OECD Environment Director Simon Upton presenting key findings from the report during a Green Talks LIVE webinar held on 22 June 2017.

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