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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

We have 8 items tagged with ‘Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’.
  •  An Ethiopian government delegation learns about energy innovations in a climate smart village in Kenya. Ethiopia's government hopes to combine climate resilience with economic growth (Photo: CGIAR, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    What's happening to aid to the Least Developed Countries?

    New figures show an overall decline in aid to the world's Least Developed Countries, yet commitments made in Paris and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda call for more aid, not less

    18 January 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • A view of the Houses of Parliament, home of the Environmental Audit Committee which has  warned that the government risks undermining new global development goals (Photo: Skeeze, via pixabay)

    SDGs 'not just for overseas'

    In its latest report, the UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has warned that the government risks undermining new global development goals, following evidence that the UK has been seeking to limit their scope and ambition

    15 December 2014 | News | Governance
  • Wilton Park will host a conference exploring the fast-evolving views of the green economy concept next week

    Conference explores ways to bridge varied visions of ‘green economy’ to foster inclusive growth within environmental limits

    Business leaders, politicians and representatives of international financial institutions, UN agencies, think tanks and non-governmental organisations will meet next week to explore fast-evolving views of the green economy concept.

    20 February 2014 | News | Green economy
  • Re-Define Managing Director Sony Kapoor, pictured giving a slightly larger presentation, recently delivered a Critical Theme lecture to IIED staff (Photo: Zero Emission Resource Organisation via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

    IIED opens doors to open minds

    As part of efforts to explore new ideas and widen the knowledge of its staff, the International Institute for Environment and Development has launched a new series of talks by visiting experts.

    13 February 2014 | Article | Economics
  • Image of a solar panel, with light glinting off it.

    Green Growth and equity must go hand in hand

    The OECD’s latest report begins to bridge the growing divide between international institutions’ focus on green growth, and developing countries’ need for greater equity.

    13 June 2013 | Blog | Governance
  • Bloggers: Have you joined a virtuous circle yet?

    “It is a call for a fundamental reorientation of how societies work and govern themselves.” That’s what one blogger Jeff Kelly Lowenstein has said about IIED’s new book Virtuous Circles: Values, systems and sustainability by Andy Jones, Michel Pimbert and Janice Jiggins. Launched two weeks ago, we asked you to tell us what you thought. Thanks to those of you who have blogged already – and if you haven’t, it’s not too late. 

    7 December 2011 | Blog | Energy
  • Calling all bloggers: Join a virtuous circle

    We need to talk about ketchup. We all love the red stuff. But we really need to talk about it. Analysis of the steps involved in processing ketchup – from farming the tomatoes through to packaging – to transporting and retailing that symbol of American mass consumerism reveals an alarming fact. To produce it requires a mind-boggling 150 separate processes, across several continents, according to research cited in a new book by the International Institute for Environment and Development. 

    22 November 2011 | Blog | Energy
  • Three angles on 'green growth'

    How can you marry environment and development? Over the past two years, governments and businesses have begun to trumpet ‘green growth’ as one way of boosting economic growth without compromising environmental sustainability.

    30 June 2011 | Blog | Green economy
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