Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
Location: Costa Rica
Date of completion: 2011
This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Description/achievement of initiative
In its recent communication to the UNFCCC Costa Rica announced that it will implement a "long-term economy-wide transformational effort to enable carbon-neutrality" that will help the country to significantly deviate from "business as usual" emission scenarios from now until 2021 and beyond.
Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs