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  • Submitted by: France
  • Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
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  • Location: France
  • Date of completion: 2007
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Grenelle Environment Roundtable
Description/achievement of initiative

France initiated the ecological transition of its economy from 2007 through the adoption of the "Grenelle Environment Roundtable" commitments, deployed in 2010 in a new National strategy of sustainable development towards a green and equitable economy".
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France initiated the ecological transition of its economy from 2007 through the adoption of the "Grenelle Environment Roundtable" commitments, deployed in 2010 in a new "National strategy of sustainable development towards a green and equitable economy". The aim of the Environment Round Table, instigated by the President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, is to define the key points of government policy on ecological and sustainable development issues for the coming five years.

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