Better Policies for Development 2015
Policy Coherence and Green Growth
In 2015, as the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) come to an end, the international
community is embarking on a new global framework for sustainable development. The
international community, including the OECD and its members, will need to adapt its
policy instruments and working methods to successfully achieve the new Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. This report contributes to this process by introducing
the concept of Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development (PCSD), along with a proposal
for monitoring coherence.
Better Policies for Development 2015 provides an overview of the core actions involved
in aligning separate – and sometimes opposing – policy objectives, as well as managing
potential trade-offs and synergies between them. In particular, it applies a policy
coherence lens to green growth, as one of the priority areas for policy coherence
identified in the OECD Strategy on Development.
The report includes numerous contributions from intellectuals, member states and civil
Published on September 25, 2015