Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Date of completion: 2011
This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
The Earth Charter and the Green Economy
Description/achievement of initiative
An exploration of synergies between the Earth Charter and Green Economy initiatives.
This document discusses a potential synergy of goals and efforts between two major attempts at solving the environmental, social and economic challenges facing humanity today: the Earth Charter an ethical framework for sustainable development; and efforts to promote a green economy a practical approach to managing the economic change towards sustainability.
Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs