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Tools and Indicators

Green growth is a multidimensional concept with the aim to deliver economic growth that is both environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive. At the same time, green growth approaches differ between countries given their distinct stages of development, geography, resource endowments, and socioeconomic characteristics. Systematically comparing different countries and assessing different sectors within a country can help us to identify opportunities for green growth. Quantitative tools such as indicators and benchmarks are essential for such an analysis. Yet, given the complex nature of the green growth concept and its dependence on individual countries’ context makes measuring green growth a challenging endeavor.

Theory of Change: Tools and Indicators

GGGI is developing the Green Growth Potential Assessment (GGPA) and the Green Growth Performance Measurement (GGPM), which offer country-specific indicators and innovative simulation tool to help its partners obtain a full picture of the potential benefits of green policies and investments.

The GGPA seeks to diagnose a country’s performance in key green growth areas to help identify and transform the areas of underperformance into opportunities for high impact green growth interventions. Under GGPA, green growth “potential” is framed in the context of focusing on unmet needs with notable room for improvement since high-impact potentials are often most prominent in areas where a country is lagging behind, turning weaknesses into opportunities.

Through its composite index and simulation tool, the GGPM aims to raise awareness and understanding of green growth, provide an interactive learning experience, and foster a data- and evidence-driven approach to green growth. The Green Growth Index (GGI) is based on more than 35 indicators that represent six sectors including energy, transport, cities, industry, water and land use as well as green growth dimensions including resource efficiency, optimal use of natural resources, socioeconomic resilience, green economic opportunities and social inclusion. The simulation tool, which links the GGI to policy choices, has a user-friendly interactive interface that allows policy makers and other users to explore how specific policies can improve green growth performance.

Projects

Project
Green Growth Performance Measurement
Start Date Q1 2017
Funding Source Core
Approved Budget USD 1 695 000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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News

News • June 3, 2018

Rwanda Celebrates World Bicycle Day- 3rd June 2018

The first World Bicycle Day will be celebrated on June 3rd with a series of events at the UN in New York as well as local events around the world. The UN adopted the resolution describing the bicycle as “simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation, fostering environmental stewardship and health. The […]

News • May 17, 2018

GGGI and the Government of Senegal held the Technical Validation Workshop on the National Green Growth Strategy

GGGI and the Government of Senegal (GoS), in collaboration with key stakeholders, co-organized on Thursday, May 17, the national workshop on the technical validation of the National Green Growth Strategy, at the King Fahd Palace Hotel in Dakar. The workshop was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Alioune Guisse […]

Reports

Green City Development Guidelines Viet Nam  • Green Cities  • Cross Cutting
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Green City Development Guidelines

Viet Nam  • Green Cities  • Cross Cutting

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Peru Country Report Peru
Report
Green Growth Potential Assessment – Peru Country Report

Peru

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Nepal Country Report Nepal  • Cross Cutting
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Green Growth Potential Assessment – Nepal Country Report

Nepal  • Cross Cutting

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Lao PDR Country Report Lao PDR
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Green Growth Potential Assessment – Lao PDR Country Report

Lao PDR

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Lao PDR Summary Report Lao PDR  • Cross Cutting
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Green Growth Potential Assessment – Lao PDR Summary Report

Lao PDR  • Cross Cutting

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Myanmar Summary for NDC Implementation Myanmar  • Cross Cutting
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Green Growth Potential Assessment – Myanmar Summary for NDC Implementation

Myanmar  • Cross Cutting

Green Growth Potential Assessment – Myanmar Country Report Myanmar  • Cross Cutting
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Green Growth Potential Assessment – Myanmar Country Report

Myanmar  • Cross Cutting

Cambodian Green City Strategic Planning Methodology Cambodia  • Green Cities
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Cambodian Green City Strategic Planning Methodology

Cambodia  • Green Cities

Central Kalimantan: Green Growth Strategy Documents Sustainable Landscapes  • Indonesia  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
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Central Kalimantan: Green Growth Strategy Documents

Sustainable Landscapes  • Indonesia  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Country Selection Project: A methodology to identify countries’ green growth potential Cross Cutting
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Country Selection Project: A methodology to identify countries’ green growth potential

Cross Cutting

Urban Green Growth Strategies for Indian Cities – Vol. 1 India  • Green Cities
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Urban Green Growth Strategies for Indian Cities – Vol. 1

India  • Green Cities

Green Growth Strategies for Indian Cities – Vol 3 India  • Green Cities
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Green Growth Strategies for Indian Cities – Vol 3

India  • Green Cities

Green Growth Strategies for Indian Cities – Vol 2 India  • Green Cities
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Green Growth Strategies for Indian Cities – Vol 2

India  • Green Cities

Green Growth Assessment of KIPI Maloy Development, East Kalimantan Indonesia  • Cross Cutting
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Green Growth Assessment of KIPI Maloy Development, East Kalimantan

Indonesia  • Cross Cutting

GGGI Staff

Jan Stelter

Senior Analyst - Thought Leadership, Green Growth Potential Assessment Tool

Orestes Anastasia

Manager- Knowledge Sharing

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