Green growth is about fostering economic growth and development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which our well-being relies. Governments need indicators that can raise awareness, measure progress and identify potential opportunities and risks.
Far-reaching innovation is needed to address climate change and other environmental challenges, and to accelerate the transition to green growth. To measure the output of environmental innovation, the OECD published a new set of green patent indicators.
Statistics on external development finance extended with the purpose of assisting developing countries in the implementation of the three Rio Conventions.
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This is one in a series of Advisory Notes that supplement the OECD DAC Good Practice Guidance on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It guides planners and policy makers in applying SEA to post-conflict development.
These Guidelines indicate the potential for using transferable permit schemes at the local or national level to protect the environment or manage natural resources, and provide strategic advice for implementing such schemes.
This paper was submitted to the Delegates of the WMPG at the April 1998 meeting for consideration. The paper provides guidance for distinguishing wastes from non-wastes and outlines the remaining unresolved contentious issues.