Tuesday, 8 October 2013 - 11:01am
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The first ever high-level meeting to move beyond GDP in Asia is happening in Bangkok between from the 8th to the 10th October. This international conference, run by the UNEP , SANDEE and UN ESCAP , aims to examine ways to calculate the value of nature for national accounting purposes and will... Read more
Monday, 7 October 2013 - 12:49pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
The 6th Global Eco Forum: Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Sustainability (22nd October, 2013) On October 22nd GEC members, eco-union , are organising the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Sustainability in Barcelona. This year the focus of the forum is on: Water governance Green jobs Green economy... Read more
Friday, 4 October 2013 - 3:39pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
A new global initiative aiming to bring greater alignment between corporate, national and global metrics of 'success' has been launched by the Green Economy Coalition and partners. Led by the Green Economy Coalition, the project brings together the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), The Prince’... Read more
Wednesday, 2 October 2013 - 1:26pm
Michael Green - The Social Progress Imperative
Micheal Green questions if 'inclusive growth' will really help the worlds most disadvantaged. On Thursday we will receive the report from the United Nations General Assembly meeting that has been running in New York since last week. One of the major agenda items has been defining Sustainable... Read more
Monday, 12 August 2013 - 11:37pm
Nicole Leotaud - CANARI
Four years ago, the concept of ‘green economy’ hit international agendas. But would this “top-down” policy debate be relevant in the Caribbean? Would it be open to respond to Caribbean priorities and realities? Nicole Leotaud describes a Caribbean journey. The last several years have been rough for... Read more
Thursday, 18 July 2013 - 4:32pm
Poverty Environment Initiative
A different set of national accounts revealed the ‘double dividends’ of investing in the environment in Malawi. Working closely with the Poverty-Environment Initiative (UNDP-UNEP), the government is changing course. From the shorelines of Malawi’s great lakes each evening you can see lights... Read more
Monday, 8 July 2013 - 5:13pm
Shannon Wang - OECD
From Cambodia and China to Ethiopia and Brazil, Shannon Wang from the OECD describes some of the lessons and the stories that she has learned along the way about the pathways to greener economies in developing countries. A year ago, I attended the Rio+20 Conference at Rio de Janeiro, a city famous... Read more
Tuesday, 2 July 2013 - 10:18am
Steve Bass - IIED
In the last five years the concepts of green growth and green economy have moved from fringe debates to mainstream policy. However, a divide is opening up between some large international institutions focusing on growth through green investment, and developing countries emphasising poverty... Read more
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


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