Publications by Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
Synthesis of National Reports for RIO+20

At the Rio+20 Conference, world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, came together to shape how we can reduce ...

A Guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 1: Green Economy, Green Growth, and Low-Carbon Development - history, definitions and a guide to recent publications

Sustainable development has been the overarching goal of the international community since the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1992. Amongst numerous commit...

A Guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 3: exploring green economy policies and international experience with national strategies

The green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication was one of the two themes for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeir...

A Guidebook to the Green Economy - Issue 2: exploring green economy principles

The concept of green economy has received significant international attention over the past few years both as a tool to address the 2008 financial crisis as well as one of the two ...

Issues Brief 1 - Trade and Green Economy

The potential trade risks of a transition to a green economy - protectionism, conditionality, subsidies - are issues of long standing and not unique to the green economy. The urgen...

A Guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 4: A guide to international green economy initiatives

In this Issue 4 of A Guidebook to the Green Economy, the focus turns to the various international initiatives that are supporting countries and stakeholders to implement the green ...

Title Publisher Year
A Guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 4: A guide to international green economy initiatives UN-DESA 2013
Voluntary Commitments and Partnerships for Sustainable Development - a special edition of the SD in Action Newsletter UN-DESA 2013
A Green Economy Knowledge‐Sharing Platform: Exploring Options UNCSD 2012
A Guidebook to the Green Economy - Issue 2: exploring green economy principles UN-DESA 2012
A Guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 1: Green Economy, Green Growth, and Low-Carbon Development - history, definitions and a guide to recent publications UN-DESA 2012
A Guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 3: exploring green economy policies and international experience with national strategies UN-DESA 2012
A Toolkit of Policy Options to Support Inclusive Green Growth AfDB, OECD, UN, World Bank. 2012
Building an Equitable Green Economy The Danish 92 Group Forum for Sustainable Development. 2012
Dominica Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development Strategy 2012‐ 2020 Climate Investment Funds 2012
Green Economy and Trade Opportunities UNEP 2012
Green Economy Briefing Papers UNEP 2012
Green Economy in a Blue World Synthesis Report UNEP 2012
Green Economy in a Blue World: Synthesis Report UNEP, FAO, IMO, UNDP, UNDESA, IUCN, WorldFish Center, GRID‐Arendal 2012
Green Economy Roadmap and Ten Conditions for a Transition toward a Green Economy International Chamber of Commerce 2012
Green Economy: Scoping Study Synthesis Report Barbados UNEP, UWI, Government of Barbados 2012
Green Growth and Developing Countries– Consultation Draft OECD 2012
Green Growth Planning GGGI Country Programs 2012
Green Growth, Resources and Resilience UNESCAP, ADB, UNEP 2012
Greening Development: Enhancing Capacity for Environmental Management and Goverance OECD 2012
Inclusive Green Growth: For the Future We Want OECD 2012
Inclusive Green Growth: The Pathway to Sustainable Development World Bank 2012
Incorporating Green Growth and Sustainable Development Policies into Structural Reform Agendas OECD, World Bank, United Nations 2012
Life Beyond Growth AtKisson 2012
Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap for Asia and the Pacific UNESCAP 2012
Measuring Progress Towards a Green Economy UNEP 2012
Principles for the Green Economy Stakeholder Forum 2012
Resilient People Resilient Planet SG’s High‐Level Panel on Global Sustainability 2012
Rio+20 Policy Brief: A green economy for a planet under pressure Planet under pressure (IGBP) 2012
Road Map on Building a Green Economy for Sustainable Development in Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada UN DESA 2012
Synthesis of National Reports for RIO+20 UN DESA/UNDP 2012
The future we want, Outcome of the UNCSD 2012 (Rio+20) UNCSD 2012
The Green Economy Pocketbook Green Economy Coalition 2012
The Power of Local Action UNDP 2012
The Principles of a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy Green Economy Coalition 2012
Towards Green Growth in Denmark OECD 2012
Turkey’s Sustainable Development Report – Claiming the Future 2012 UNDP 2012
Vietnam: Implementation of Sustainable Development: National Report at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) Vietnam 2012
A Green Economy for Canada: Consulting with Canadians Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (CIELAP) 2011
Adapting for a Green Economy: Companies, Communities and Climate Change WRI, Oxfam, UNEP 2011
Beyond Rio+20: Governance for a Green Economy Pardee Center 2011
Colombian Low Carbon Development Strategy Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Development 2011
Decoupling Natural Resource use and Environmental Impacts from Economic Growth UNEP, International Resource Panel 2011
Enabling the Transition to a Green Economy: government and business working together The Government of United Kingdom 2011
Energy For People - Centered Sustainable Development UNDP 2011
Environment Program: Greening Growth in Asia and the Pacific Asian Development Bank 2011
Environments of the Poor in the context of Climate Change and the Green Economy Government of Nepal 2011
Ethiopia’s Climate‐Resilient Green Economy Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 2011
Forests in a Green Economy-A Synthesis UNEP 2011
Fostering Innovation for Green Growth OECD 2011
From Green Economies to Green Societies UNESCO 2011
From Growth to Green Growth: A Framework World Bank 2011
Green Economy Accord South Africa 2011
GREEN economy: Why a Green Economy Matters for the Least Developed Countries UNEP 2011
Green Growth and Climate Resilience Republic of Rwanda 2011
Green Growth and Climate Resilience - National Strategy for Climate Change and Low Carbon Rwanda 2011
Green Growth in motion: Sharing Korea's Experience Global Green Growth Institute 2011
Green Growth in the Czech Republic Czech Statistical Office 2011
Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low‐Carbon World UNEP, ILO 2011
Health in the green economy World Health Organization 2011
Issues Brief 1 - Trade and Green Economy UNCSD Secretariat and UNCTAD 2011
Japan’s New Growth Strategy to Create Demand and Jobs OECD 2011
Preparing Low‐Emission Climate‐Resilient Development Strategies UNDP 2011
Roadmap for a green economy in the Heart of Borneo: A scoping study WWF, PwC 2011
Shaping the Green Growth Economy Green Growth Leaders 2011
The 2011 Global Green Economy Index: An Analytic Tool Measuring National Green Reputations and Performance Dual Citizen 2011
The Green Economy: Trade and Sustainable Development Implications UNCTAD 2011
The Road to Rio+20: For a development]led green economy UNCTAD 2011
Towards a Green Economy in Jordan UNEP 2011
Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication UNEP 2011
Towards Green Growth OECD 2011
Transition to a Green Economy: Benefits, Challenges and Risks from a Sustainable Development Perspective UNDESA DSD, UNEP, UNCTAD 2011
Why a Green Economy Matters for the Least Developed Countries UNEP, UNCTAD, UN-OHRLLS 2011
Working Towards a Balanced and Inclusive Green Economy Environmental Management Group, United Nations 2011
A Framework for Assessing Green Growth Policies OECD 2010
A fresh look at the green economy Oxfam America 2010
A Guidebook for IUCN’s Thematic Programme Area on Greening the World Economy Huberman, David 2010
Brazil Low‐Carbon Development Study World Bank 2010
China’s 12th Five‐Year Plan APCO worldwide 2010
Climate Change and the World Bank Group: The Challenge of Low‐ Carbon Development World Bank 2010
Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia Climate Works Australia 2010
Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) OECD/IEA 2010
Mexico: Low-carbon Development for Mexico ESMAP 2010
National Sustainable Development Strategy: Towards a Green & Fair Economy Republic Francaise 2010
Opportunities for Low Carbon Investment in Tanzania ‐ an Assessment of Future Emissions Growth and Low Carbon Reduction Potential Global Climate Adaptation Partnership, Stockholm Environment Institute, UKAID 2010
Progress to date and remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits in the area of sustainable development, as well as an analysis of the themes of the Conference UNDESA 2010
Promoting poles of clean growth to foster the transition to a more sustainable economy UNCTAD 2010
Transforming Guyana’s Economy While Combating Climate Change Republic of Guyana 2010
A Global Green New Deal Barbier, Edward. A Global Green New Deal, Report prepared for the Green Economy Initiative of UNEP. 2009
A Lively & Liveable Singapore: Strategies for Sustainable Growth ‐ Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and Ministry of National Development Singapore 2009
Green Growth in the Netherlands Statistics Netherland 2009
Low Carbon Growth Plans: Advancing Good Practice Project Catalyst 2009
Road to Our Future: Green Growth Korea 2009
The National Green Growth Roadmap Cambodia 2009
The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan HM Government 2009
Building a Low‐Carbon Indian Economy Confederation of Indian Industry 2008
Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World International Labour Organization 2008
Indonesia: Low Carbon Development Options for Indonesia The World Bank 2008
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