A year ahead of Korea chairing the next G20 Summit, Mr. Gurría described in Seoul the “cocktail” of strategy, policies and framework conditions that will enable economies to harness new sources of economic growth, prevent environmental degradation and enhance the quality of life.
Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-soo urged governments around the world to work together for a new “green growth” paradigm based on low-carbon economic development in his keynote speech at the OECD Forum on 23 June 2009.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in Korea. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.
This report examines environmental progress made by Korea since 1997 and evaluates the extent to which domestic environmental objects and international commitments are being met.
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This study looks at the situation in Korea which began actively promoting its environmental technologies in the early 1990s when the government identified environmental goods and services as one of several strategic national industries. (OECD Trade and Environment Working Paper No. 2004-03.)