Green growth

Green growth is about fostering economic development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which our well-being relies. Investing in green growth is a good opportunity for LAC  to foster alternative, internal sources of growth that can lead to the creation of new jobs and investment opportunities while securing a sustainable future. Browse indicators, including environmental data on air and climate, biodiversity, environmental policy, materials, waste and water along with additional energy indicators from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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International Energy Agency (IEA)

Energy statistics and indicators in most Latin American countries are collected and monitored by the International Energy Agency (IEA) to provide analysis and advice on topics such as market reform and energy technology. The IEA’s annual World Energy Outlook incorporates the latest data and projections of energy demand, production, trade, and investment, until 2040.


The OECD Database on Policy Instruments for the Environment (PINE) includes qualitative and quantitative information on environmentally related taxes and other policy instruments for environmental and natural resource management in 14 LAC countries. Country contributions to this database are also relevant to monitoring progress towards Aichi Biodiversity Target 3 on incentives under the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Further indicators on environment