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GGGI supports the High Commissioner’s Office for Post Conflict on the structuring of Bankable productive projects in four conflict-affected areas

Bogota, July 11 – Colombia is undergoing a transition phase from conflict to peace building, facing great challenges in terms of sustainable business development. GGGI has actively engaged by promoting genuine sustainable projects in areas where the conflict had its roughest impact. The funding of these projects, likely by both private and public financiers, will not only […]

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GGGI raises bar in support of green and climate finance mobilization

SEOUL – May 17, 2018 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in 2017, helped mobilize over half a billion USD for green investments that aim to support developing countries and emerging economies transition toward environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economic growth. According to the GGGI 2017 Annual Report, published today, GGGI contributed to the […]

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GGGI and DTI Hold Inter-Agency Consultation on Development of DTI Carbon Footprint Calculator

Manila, Philippines — 19 April 2018— The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) conducted an Inter-Agency round table consultation to inform the methodologies and assumptions for the ongoing development of the DTI Carbon Footprint Calculator. The activity was attended by representatives from the Climate Change Commission (CCC), Department […]

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USD 4m in Climate Funds released to 4 Local Government Units

Manila, Philippines – In March 28, 2018, following the signing of a financial agreement last March 7, 2018, the Philippine Government granted a total of Php 192 million or roughly USD 4 million of climate adaptation funds to four local governments through its People’s Survival Fund. The Fund was established in 2012 through Republic Act […]

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Mr. Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Elected as President and Chair of GGGI

SEOUL – March 5, 2018 – Mr. Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations visited the GGGI Seoul headquarters in his new capacity as President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of GGGI. Mr. Ban has formally started his term in office as GGGI’s new President and Chair. Dr Ban is fully committed to help […]

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Palawan Adopts Province Wide Ordinance on Climate Resilience and Green Growth

PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES – December 6, 2017 – Palawan Province, dubbed the Philippine’s “Last Frontier”, enacts legislation to chart local development that is climate resilient, inclusive, sustainable and green.  Provincial Ordinance No. 1865: “Prescribing the Climate Resilience and Green Growth Framework for the Province of Palawan” was signed by Palawan Governor, Hon. Jose Ch. Alvarez. The […]

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Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, Global Green Growth Institute and Korean Embassy Bring UAE Youth Together for Climate Change Adaptation Workshop

DUBAI, UAE – December 5, 2017 – The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE), in cooperation with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, held a youth workshop at the Youth Hub in Dubai to discuss topics of climate change adaptation and how young people can get […]

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GGGI and Future Earth Australia partner to promote next generation of Australia-Pacific green growth researchers and practitioners

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Future Earth Australia (FEA) have launched a fellowship program to support early career researchers and practitioners from Australia and the Oceania region to gain hands on experience on green growth initiatives in developing countries. Fellowships will advance work on green cities, sustainable energy, water and sanitation, and sustainable […]

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Papua New Guinea Minister launches GGGI-PNG GCF Readiness Partnership

PORT MORESEBY – November 30, 2017—Honorable John Pundari, Minister for Environment and Climate Change of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG), closed a two-day workshop on accessing climate finance today in Port Moresby. The workshop, hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and PNG, highlighted the challenges and solutions to accessing climate […]

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Colombia launches National Alliance for deforestation-free value chains

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA – November 28, 2017 – The Colombian chapter of the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA2020) was launched today by the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Luis Gilberto Murillo, as a public-private partnership that brings together the National Government, civil society organizations, corporations, producer associations, donor countries and multilateral entities to promote zero deforestation […]

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Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy Launch

The Government of Uganda has launched the new Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy 2017/18 – 2030/31 on November 22, 2017 during the 8th National Development Policy Forum at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala to guide its development. The event was officiated by the Rt. Hon. First Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Moses Ali. The strategy provides […]

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Italy and GGGI Sign Contribution Agreement for Cooperation to support Ethiopia’s NDC Implementation

23rd Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP23) BONN GERMANY – November 14, 2017 The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) today signed a cooperation agreement to support the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to implement its Nationally Determined Contribution to the […]

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GGGI-Led Project Team Explores Strategies for Green Energy in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – February 14, 2014 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has completed a 12-month collaborative project to develop and evaluate new strategies to reduce Mongolia’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The project—Strategies for Development of Green Energy Systems in Mongolia—aimed to promote green energy systems that will lower emissions of carbon dioxide and […]

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The Fijian Government and GGGI launch the country’s NDC Implementation Roadmap

Bonn, Germany November 6, 2017 At a side event at the UN Climate Negotiations at COP23 in Bonn Germany, Fiji launched the country’s NDC Implementation Roadmap, further demonstrating the island nation’s commitment to be at the forefront of global efforts in combating climate change. The roadmap defines a pathway to achieve the 30% reduction in […]

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GGGI and Nepal sign Memorandum of Understanding in new GGGI Country Office

KATHMANDU, NEPAL – November 02, 2017 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Nepal (GoN), represented by Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE), Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport (MoPIT) and the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing the partnership between GGGI […]

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UAE Signs Host Country Agreement with GGGI

DUBAI, UAE – October 24, 2017 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) during the World Green Economy Summit, thus cementing GGGI’s local presence in the UAE and the Gulf region. The signing ceremony was held after the opening of the summit with […]

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GGGI and Korea University ink an MoU to establish research and capacity-building partnerships

SEOUL – October 31, 2017 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Korea University (KU), one of the country’s oldest and most prominent institutions of higher education, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 31, 2017 at KU’s Office of the President to pursue joint research projects, sharing green growth knowledge and best […]

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GGGI and Korea University ink an MoU to establish research and capacity-building partnerships

SEOUL – October 31, 2017 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Korea University (KU), one of the country’s oldest and most prominent institutions of higher education, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 31, 2017 at KU’s Office of the President to pursue joint research projects, sharing green growth knowledge and best […]

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UAE Signs Host Country Agreement with GGGI

DUBAI, UAE – October 24, 2017 – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Host Country Agreement (HCA) during the World Green Economy Summit, thus cementing GGGI’s local presence in the UAE and the Gulf region. The signing ceremony was held after the opening of the summit with […]

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Morocco and GGGI sign MoU to strengthen Green Growth

RABAT, MOROCCO – October 23, 2017 – The Kingdom of Morocco and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to foster green growth ahead of workshop design to deliver sustainable development at sub-national level. The Secretary of State for Sustainable Development co-organized a workshop on Green Growth and Development of […]

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