Environment

Towards Green Growth?

Tracking Progress

In series:OECD Green Growth Studiesview more titles

Published on July 27, 2015

Also available in: French

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The 2011 Green Growth Strategy provided initial guidance to governments on how to achieve economic growth and development, while preventing costly environmental damage and inefficient resource use. What progress have countries made in aligning economic and environmental priorities since 2011? This report attempts to evaluate this progress and highlight where there is broad scope to heighten the ambition and effectiveness of green growth policy. It draws lessons from green growth mainstreaming across the OECD’s work programme, notably in terms of how governments can maximise institutional settings to seize economic opportunities surrounding the transition to a green economy, and considers ways to enrich the Green Growth Strategy based on work undertaken since its launch.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword and acknowledgements
Executive Summary
A Framework to align economic and environmental goals
Country efforts to implement green growth
Revisiting the Green Growth Strategy
The value of institutional settings for mainstreaming green growth
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  • Catherine Mann, Chief Economist, OECD 

 

  • Nathalie Girouard, Head of Division, Environmental Performance and Information Division Environment Directorate (OECD), OECD 

 

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