Environment Directorate


  • 4th OECD Green Investment Financing Forum

    24-25 October - The Forum will gather senior policy makers and key actors from around the world for lively, open and action-oriented discussions to advance the global green finance and investment agenda; and will address four main topics: from short-term actions to long-term ambition; opportunities for green investment; towards a sustainable financial system; and channels for green finance and investment.

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  • The Land-Water-Energy Nexus: Biophysical and Economic Consequences

    This report contributes to the discussion of interconnections between scarce resources by highlighting the nexus between land, water and energy (the LWE nexus). It focuses on a dynamic, integrated, and disaggregated analysis of how land, water and energy interact in the biophysical and economic systems.

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  • Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

    The report shows that combining strong climate action with fiscal and structural reforms will boost growth in both the short and long term. The report was noted in the final communiqué of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, which is a strong endorsement of the message that climate and growth policies must go hand-in-hand.

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We help countries to design environmental policies that are both economically efficient and effective at achieving their environmental objectives.

NEXT GREEN TALKS LIVE ON "Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture" - 18 OCTOBER 2017

Agriculture is expected to face increasing water risks in the future. Climate change, extreme weather events, sea level rise, growing water demand from other sectors, groundwater depletion and pollution will impact agriculture production in different regions of the world.

Green talks Water Risk Hotspots in Agriculture

Where are the water risk hotspots? How will they affect markets, trade or food security and what can be done? 

Join us on 18 October at 17:00 CEST to learn more about using the hotspot approach to tackle these agriculture water risks. The talk will highlight findings from the recently published OECD report: Water Risk Hotspots for Agriculture.

Duration: 1 hour (Presentation of 20-30 minutes followed by Q&A)

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This brochure details how our Organisation is helping governments face up to cross-cutting, systemic challenges with a more holistic approach that is increasingly joining the dots between environment, growth and equity:

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