The database contains selected indicators for monitoring progress towards green growth to support policy making and inform the public at large. The dataset covers OECD countries, BRIICS economies, Argentina and Saudi Arabia from 1990 onwards.
The prospects for sustained growth are good if reforms are undertaken: a science-based approach to stock management for resource sustainability in fisheries & improved regulation to deal with environment and space competition for unlocking future growth potential of aquaculture.
Investment, new technologies and business models are essential to spur our transition to an economy combining sustainable growth with reduced impact on the environment, and to harness the latter as a source of new inclusive growth. Climate, carbon and COP21 will be some of the key issues of this year's Forum.
In this defining year for climate change policy and low-carbon investment, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed senior government officials and key actors in financing green infrastructure investment for a targeted discussion under the Chatham House Rule.
The OECD invites city governments, national governments, networks and institutions for development co-operation to participate into the platform, to get an increased and shared understanding of what urban green growth entails, which could lead to more effective design and implementation of urban green growth policies.
Governments must seize new opportunities to ensure that green growth - strong economies and a clean environment - offer the potential to increase the well-being of all citizens in all countries.
As world economies become more integrated, economic growth has created environmental problems that demand global solutions.