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Monday, 24 April 2017 - 11:48am
Tarang Singh - Development Alternatives
What happens when a small Indian state bases their development planning on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) principles? Tarang Singh of Development Alternatives, GEC's green economy dialogue lead in India, reports on how global goals are being shaped by local voices. The Indian state of Sikkim in... Read more
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 11:46am
Green Economy Coalition
Politicians are all talking about inclusive green growth. Yet a new research paper by CAFOD finds that national green growth plans make little or no mention of poor and marginalised groups. In 2015, global leaders made a stand against poverty, environmental degradation and inequality. The signing... Read more
Monday, 30 January 2017 - 5:29pm
Chris Hopkins - Green Economy Coalition
The new flagship report ' Better Business, Better World ' released by the Business Commission shows that the next decade is critical for companies to open 60 market 'hot spots', tackle social, environmental challenges, and re-build trust with society. Sustainable business models could open economic... Read more
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 1:11pm
Moustapha Kamal Gueye - ILO
What is the future of work in a green economy? Writing for the UNEP Green Economy blog , ILO Green Jobs Coordinator Moustapha Kamal Gueye describes the progress made at the Academy on the Green Economy in October 2016. For the second time, the International Training Centre of the International... Read more
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 6:16pm
Chris Hopkins - Green Economy Coalition
A new study ‘Towards a Green Economy in the Mediterranean’ by eco-union , MIO-ECSDE , and the GEC presents the results of a cross-country review of Green Economy (GE) strategies and Sustainable Development (SD) policies in 20 Mediterranean countries. Full report available at http://medgreeneconomy... Read more
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 5:09pm
Emily Benson - Green Economy Coalition
Last month, practitioners and researchers working on green growth from around the world gathered in South Korea to discuss 'inclusive green growth'. What was the verdict? Emily Benson, Green Economy Coalition, reports back. The tiny South Korean island of Jeju has big ambitions: by 2030 it plans to... Read more
Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 4:30pm
Chris Hopkins - Green Economy Coalition
Yvo de Boer, director-general of GGGI , and Andrew Norton, director of IIED , argue the case that – from wetland protection in South Africa, to scrapping fossil fuel subsidies in Indonesia – the best climate policies are pro-poor. Ordinary people in many parts of the developing world are feeling... Read more
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 - 2:16pm
Measure What Matters
Measure What Matters: a Framework for Action brought together 150 global leaders from business, government, investor and civil society communities to explore how progress against the Sustainable Development Goals can be measured and tracked in a consistent and comparable way. Event Report The event... Read more
Monday, 1 August 2016 - 5:25pm
Bill Kerry - Equality Trust
Bill Kerry of the Equality Trust blogs about the discussion, arguments and agreement at the GEC's recent 2016 Global Meeting. On Tuesday 26th July, I went along to the latest conference of the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) which was very informative and cautiously encouraging. The transition to a... Read more
Friday, 15 July 2016 - 12:33pm
Measure What Matters
On Tuesday 12th July, HRH The Prince of Wales joined the Measure What Matters (MWM) team to successfully convene the global forum, “ Measure What Matters: a Framework for Action “, with Willis Towers Watson in London. The forum is the culmination of the three year MWM project undertaken by the... Read more

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