Strong international cooperation on testing, exploring and refining measurement tools on green growth is essential to support implementation and assessment of policies in both developed and developing countries, said OECD Secretary-General.
Long-term projections suggest that without policy changes, the continuation of business-as-usual economic growth and development will have serious impacts on natural resources and the ecosystem services on which human well-being depends.
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Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development, Summary for Policy makers
Hosted by the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, a regional expert meeting on measuring progress towards green growth in the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) took place on 5-6 March 2013 in Prague to review existing experiences of using green growth indicators, and to discuss methodological and other forms of support needed to apply such indicators in the EECCA countries.
In his speech to OECD Ambassadors, the President of Iceland discussed how Iceland could offer lessons on the nature of a clean energy economy; and presented some insights from Iceland's recent challenges in dealing with the financial crisis.
Although the market for green goods and services is growing, the development of new business models is affected by a range of barriers, many of which can be addressed by well-designed policies.
Putting “Green” at the core of a country’s “Growth” strategy is intelligent public policy at its best! Korea understands that there is no trade-off between green and growth. Much to the contrary: there are strong synergies that can be exploited between pro-growth and pro-green policies.
This report presents, for the first time a local ‘green growth’ indicator framework. This indicator framework was developed from the OECD ‘green growth’ strategy at the national level, but modified to highlight issues of transition that are most relevant for local areas.
Le Mexique est confronté à des arbitrages difficiles au fur et à mesure qu’il poursuit ses objectifs économiques, sociaux et environnementaux. Comme d’autres économies émergentes, il s’efforce actuellement de concilier la nécessité de protéger ses ressources naturelles avec celle de remédier à de profondes inégalités de revenus et à une grande pauvreté.
Comparée à d’autres pays, la Suisse émet peu de gaz à effet de serre par habitant, car elle recourt en grande partie à des sources d’énergie qui n’en produisent pas beaucoup, notamment dans le secteur de l’électricité, et son industrie lourde est modeste.