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Wednesday, 5 June 2013 - 3:15pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The Green Economy Coalition (GEC) welcomes the UN High Level Panel’s vision for the post-2015 agenda - as one that describes a single global development agenda , is defined by shared goals , and is guided by the principles of sustainable development . But we urge governments to use this opportunity... Read more
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 - 12:31pm
Grace Philip - GEC
GEC member, Development Alternatives, is leading a new initiative to map the new, green economy in India. The GEC caught up with Gijanjali Kumar for an update. Two years ago, Development Alternatives, began a country-wide discussion about the meaning of a green economy in India. They consulted... Read more
Thursday, 2 May 2013 - 11:13am
Victor Anderson - Anglia Ruskin University
The Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) is revisting Limits to Growth in a new project to depict the potential scenerios of the future - but this time, they are factoring in green growth. Victor Anderson explains. The problematic question of ‘green growth’ is on the agenda for a new study of the... Read more
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 - 11:45am
David Roberts
....if their environmental costs were fully integrated. David Roberts, GRIST, reports on some mind-boggling new research as to the real cost of our unpriced natural capital. The notion of “externalities” has become familiar in environmental circles. It refers to costs imposed by businesses that are... Read more
Monday, 22 April 2013 - 9:45am
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
Coalition launches a new phase Latest from our network knowledge centre TEEB for Business joins the Coalition Your Green Economy global highlights Check out the online version of the newsletter here . Thatcher - the unlikely trail-blazer of a green economy? The battle over Thatcher's legacy is now... Read more
Friday, 19 April 2013 - 1:10pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The race for a green economy is now on and is gathering pace. The GEC is committed to accelerating the transition to a green economy, and to ensuring that equity and inclusion are put at the very core of the transformation. The GEC launched a new phase of work for the next three years at their 6th... Read more
Thursday, 18 April 2013 - 11:07am
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
We are delighted to announce that TEEB for Business is joining the Green Economy Coalition. The TEEB for Business Coalition, launched on 06 November 2012, aims to achieve a shift in corporate behaviour to preserve and enhance rather than deplete our natural capital. To achieve this, the Coalition... Read more
Tuesday, 5 February 2013 - 2:31pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The Green Economy Coalition has partnered with the New Economics Foundation , Stakeholder Forum , Development Alternatives and the African Centre for a Green Economy to support two new hubs for new economy thinking in South Africa and India. Over the next two years, Development Alternatives and the... Read more
Tuesday, 5 February 2013 - 12:33pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
Green Economy Coalition's 6th Global Strategy meeting (26 - 27 February, 2013) Members of the Green Economy Coalition will be meeting for their annual strategy meeting on 26 - 27 February at IUCN's offices in Gland, Switzerland. The Coalition will be using the two-day meeting to: Assess the current... Read more
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 9:29am
Bill Vorley - IIED
Reslient Dynamism is the buzz-phrase of this year's WEF in Davos. But how does the WEF propose to measure resilience? And what might it mean for informal economies? Bill Vorley, IIED, gets beyond the rhetoric. This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos has Resilient Dynamism as its watchword. The... Read more

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