Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
Location: Republic of Korea
Date of completion: 2010
This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Framework Act on Low Carbon, Green Growth
Description/achievement of initiative
The enactment of the Framework Act on Low Carbon, Green Growth is to implement measures to effectively address climate change and energy issues and promote sustainable development.
The foremost reason for the enactment of the Framework Act on Low Carbon, Green Growth is to implement measures to effectively address climate change and energy issues and promote sustainable development, which are partially implemented by various ministries and offices pursuant to respective Acts and subordinate statutes, by flexibly bringing them together or integrating them. The second reason is to build the implementation system for green growth, such as the establishment of the Presidential Committee on Green Growth, to implement low carbon green growth strategies in an efficient and systematic manner, for the sake of creating the green technology and the green industry to ensure that the economy and environment are harmonized, encouraging green buildings, and helping people to lead a green life.
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