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This Policy Guidance is intended to provide policy makers and practitioners in development co-operation agencies with information and advice on how to mainstream climate change into development.
This book examines the empirical links between public (government) environmental policies and private (firm and facility) environmental management, investments, innovation, and performance, drawing upon a database of over 4,000 manufacturing facilities.
The Conference organised by the Environment Directorate presented the overall results of the OECD Household Survey on Environmental Behaviour and discuss policy implications.
Water is vital for human and economic development, and for maintaining ecosystems. However, billions of people lack access to water and sanitation services, mainly due to poor governance and inadequate investment and maintenance.
The purpose of this expert workshop convened by the OECD Working Group on the Economic Aspects of Biodiversity (WGEAB) was to discuss and exchange experiences and views on....
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The OECD can, through policy analysis and identification of best practices, assist countries in their efforts to respond to the growing policy demands to foster green growth and work with countries to develop further measures to build sustainable economies.
The Declaration on Green Growth, adopted at the Council Meeting at Ministerial level on 25 June 2009, tasked the OECD with developing a Green Growth Strategy bringing together economic, environmental, technological, financial and development aspects into a comprehensive framework.
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.
Speaking at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurria called on all countries to use the economic crisis as an opportunity to promote ‘green’ growth. Collective action and bold political will, he said, will be necessary to draft environmentally sound stimulus packages, reduce emissions, foster green innovation, and work towards a successful UN Climate Change Conference at the end of the year.