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
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 - 5:01pm
Carina Millstone - New Economics Institute
The summer may feel far away, but the map developed by our four organizations - the New Economics Institute, the New Economics Foundation, Stakeholder Forum and the Green Economy Coalition- for the Rio+20 conference in June keeps on growing and growing. Carina Millstone gives us the latest. To the... Read more
Friday, 7 December 2012 - 1:13pm
Alok Gupta - Envecologic
India stands at a cross-road point between green development and business as usual. Which way will it turn? Alok Gupta investigates. India has maintained a very respectable average GDP growth rate of more than 7.5% since 2007, in spite of the recession in 2008 and slowdown in 2011. However, the... Read more
Friday, 7 December 2012 - 12:05pm
Kimbowa Richard - Uganda Coalition
The OECD is committed to catalysing green growth and are working hard to accelerate the transition. But where do people and environmental limits fit into their version of 'green growth'? Kimbowa Richard reports back from Paris. Many economists and policy makers now advocate a fundamental shift... Read more
Thursday, 6 December 2012 - 5:42pm
Ralph Blaney - Scottish National Heritage
A wealth of natural resources, a commitment to cutting carbon, indicators to measure natural capital: Is Scotland on the verge of a green economy? Ralph Blaney from the Scottish National Heritage tells all. Scotland faces a number of challenges at present, quite apart from deciding its... Read more
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 - 5:46pm
Melissa Leach - IDS
Impoverishment and dispossession on the green economy's dark side In green economies, economic growth and environmental sustainability are seen to go hand-in-hand, and central to this are new financial values and markets for pieces and aspects of nature. But can nature really be sold to save it? Is... Read more


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