A Toolkit of Policy Options to Support Inclusive Green Growth
AfDB, OECD, UN, World Bank., 2012
by: African Development Bank (AFDB)
This document, published by the AfDB, the OECD, the UN and the World Bank, identifies a series of policy initiatives, mechanisms and other options that can be employed to support inclusive green growth. The authors recognise that these kind of policy approaches give the private sector the security to begin investment and innovation for sustainable development and ensure that consumers and businesses internalize the true cost of their behaviours.
The toolkit includes summaries of the following policy option: environmental fiscal reform, Public Environmental Expenditure Reviews, Sustainable Public Procurement, Strategic Environmental Assessments, Social Protection Instruments, Payments for Ecosystem Services, Certification for Sustainable Production, Green innovation and industrial policies, Project]Level Impact Assessment, Integrated Water Resources Management and Green Accounting. The publication also includes a section on knowledge sharing and capacity development and the importance in diffusing this knowledge across and within countries.