The database contains selected indicators for monitoring progress towards green growth to support policy making and inform the public at large. The dataset covers OECD countries, BRIICS economies, Argentina and Saudi Arabia from 1990 onwards.
The study of publicly capitalised green investment banks (GIBs) analyses this relatively new category of public financial institution, which is catalysing private investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure and other green sectors and energy efficiency projects.
International Transport Forum's 2016 Summit on Green and Inclusive Transport explored the importance of low-carbon transport as an essential element in the transition to a green growth economy as well as the changes needed to make transport more inclusive and provide access for everyone to jobs, public services, and other opportunities.
The GGSD forum on 14-15 December 2015 examined how to foster the “next industrial revolution” by harnessing the potential of systems innovation policies that support green growth.
Long-term projections highlights the necessity for both developed and developing countries to move to a new growth path that is consistent with the protection of the environment and a sustainable use of scarce natural resources while still achieving sizeable gains in living standards and reducing poverty.
The OECD invites city governments, national governments, networks and institutions for development co-operation to participate into the platform, to get an increased and shared understanding of what urban green growth entails, which could lead to more effective design and implementation of urban green growth policies.
As world economies become more integrated, economic growth has created environmental problems that demand global solutions.