The Global Green Growth Institute is a results-focused organization committed to meet its accountability, transparency, learning and continuous improvement needs. A key priority of results-based management is to deliver more for less and maximize impact by harnessing credible evidence to scale up successes and address areas for improvement.

GGGI's Corporate Results Framework

The GGGI Corporate Results Framework (CRF), introduced in 2015, is a management tool that enables GGGI to monitor, report and improve its results and performance to achieve the goals and corporate targets set out in Strategy 2030. Strategy 2030 is the new 10-year plan and guiding framework that GGGI uses in its mission to support the green growth transformation of Members.

  • The new and current CRF 2021-2025 was approved by Council in October, 2020.  It replaces the first CRF 2015-2020 that was introduced in 2015 to track and measure the delivery of the first GGGI Strategy 2015-2020.
  • The new CRF was developed in close consultation with management and relevant staff members across GGGI, Members and donors to track GGGI’s results and performance on the delivery of Strategy 2030 over the next five years, coinciding with the Roadmap 2021-2025.
  • The CRF has contributed to the formative Results-Based Management (RBM) culture and system in GGGI. Progressive steps have been taken since 2017 when the 6 Strategic Outcomes (SOs)were introduced as the impact target areas for supporting the transformation of Members.  The SO Guideline was adopted in 2019 which helped to set Strategy 2030 SO targets, Roadmap 2025 SO targets and country program/projects ex-ante impact estimates in the CBP/WPB 2021-2022.
  • The new CRF now includes SO impact indicators/targets which are being reported for the first time in 2020 through the submission of Country Program Results Reports (CPRRs) using the Impact Pathway Approach (IPA).

GGGI Strategy 2030

Strategy 2030 is a 10-year plan that sets the course for GGGI to effectively support its Members’ needs in transforming their economies toward environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive green growth.

The 2015 Paris Agreement calls for a strengthened global response to the threat of climate crisis and deteriorating environmental conditions, seeking to keep a global temperature rise this century to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Additionally, the Paris Agreement aims to strengthen the ability of countries to deal with the impacts of climate change combined with their obligations under the 2030 Development Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals to promote sustainable and inclusive development.

GGGI supports its Members to take action in implementing their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement as well as their obligations under the 2030 Development Agenda’s SDGs.

Under Strategy 2030, GGGI will grow and expand its vision to achieve a low-carbon, resilient world of strong, inclusive and sustainable growth. With the guidance of Strategy 2030, GGGI will be able to generate development results that demonstrate convincingly that its work to expand and scale-up green growth implementation and catalyze partnerships, is delivering impacts to the benefit of its Members and the global community.

Strategy 2030 will be implemented in two 5-year phases. The first 5-year phase will be guided by the Roadmap 2021-2025, which is essentially an action plan that sets out the 8 Global Operational Priorities (GOPs) and 11 programmatic solutions for country and global program delivery and how GGGI manages it business to remain nimble, agile and relevant in a challenging global environment.

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5-year Roadmap 2021-2025

In October 2019, the GGGI Council approved the Strategy 2030 which sets the future course for the GGGI’s efforts to respond and effectively support its members needs in transforming their economies towards a pathway of resilient, strong, environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive green growth and supporting their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation.

The 5-Year Roadmap is essentially an action plan to guide the implementation of Strategy 2030 for the first phase, covering the period 2021-2025.  It is aligned with the optimal pathway that GGGI will follow and the critical actions the Organization needs to implement through its programs and day to day business operation to achieve its goals. From the what and why defined in the Strategy 2030, the Roadmap provides the how, where, when, and who that drive the implementation.  It will build an understanding and ensure a shared ownership across the organization and with partners in the implementation of Strategy 2030.

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2021 Annual Report : Green Bonds

Green bonds have the enormous potential to boost climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts, as they steer investments toward low-carbon and resilient projects and initiatives. Seeing this opportunity, in 2021, GGGI assisted its Members in issuing green, social, and sustainability bonds to accelerate the transition toward a sustainable and inclusive economy.

GGGI’s support in 2021 led to the mobilization of USD4.7 billion from domestic and international capital markets, including the issuance of the Government of Peru’s first sustainability bond for USD3.25 billion and the country’s first social bond for EUR1 billion, as well as collaboration with NAFIN – Mexico’s second largest development bank – to issue the bank’s first sustainability bond for USD371 million. With GGGI’s strong expertise and growing portfolio of green bond initiatives, it is able to utilize green bonds to increase the flow of finance to NDC- and SDG-aligned projects for its Members.

Considering this, the Annual Report 2021 showcases GGGI’s work in Green Bonds, as well as highlights GGGI’s results from the year, including USD5.1 billion in green investments, 50,000 green jobs created, 76 green growth policies adopted by 18 Members, and other achievements in line with its attributed strategic outcomes and intermediate outcomes of catalyzing green investments, developing green growth and national policy frameworks, and knowledge sharing and capacity building. The Annual Report also features success stories from countries with GGGI-supported projects, to underscore their efforts to accelerate low-carbon and climate-resilient green growth

2020 Annual Report : Accelerating Climate Ambition and Building Back Better

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the year 2020 provided both challenges and opportunities for GGGI and its Members. As for GGGI, we were well-positioned to weather the storm ourselves and initiated support for our Members to green their recovery plans early in the pandemic.

GGGI implemented 148 projects in 2020, most of which were dedicated to reducing GHG emissions and the rest of which were spread over five additional Strategic Outcomes (SOs), including green job creation and climate change adaptation. All GGGI’s projects were aligned with the SDGs – clearly demonstrating the priorities of GGGI’s Members and partners as well as their NDC commitments and SDG ambitions.

Between 2015 and 2020, GGGI mobilized some USD 2 billion in green investments in developing countries, including catalyzing 67 green investment deals during the period and raising USD 160 million via funding proposals with the Green Climate Fund. In 2020 alone, GGGI mobilized USD 476 million, with work in India (USD 145 million) and Indonesia (USD 127 million) being the two largest projects. Below are some 2020 highlights of GGGI’s support for Members and partners.

2019 Annual Report: Greening Urban Planning and Growth

Cities are the driving force behind national and global economies, and have a critical role to play in supporting global sustainability and climate change ambitions, as well as the realization of green growth pathways. Urban areas are increasingly seen as engines of national and global wealth but face an urgent need to address their own sustainability challenges and various adverse external impacts they have on natural resources, ecosystems, and the planet. Cities have a key role to play in the realization of Agenda 2030 as well as the climate change agenda, including the Paris Agreement, and linking renewed green city planning to climate finance provides a significant opportunity for change.

Recognizing the importance of cities to the global sustainability agenda and green growth transitions, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has committed to working with its Members and partners to deliver inclusive, integrated urban planning, infrastructure, and mobility solutions.

This in turn strengthened cities’ efforts to grow using more renewable energy, better manage urban waste through circular economy approaches, support sustainable transportation solutions, and create new green jobs.

2018 Annual Report: Partnering to Catalyze Green Growth

Recognizing the importance of partnerships to deliver at greater scale and impact, GGGI has committed to identifying and engaging with partners that share its mission. In 2018, GGGI developed over 70 partnerships in the delivery of 30 projects. GGGI’s diverse partnerships count governments, financial institutions, the private sector, academics institutions in developing and developed countries, intergovernmental organizations, and global initiatives and platforms that bring together stakeholders and scale-up green growth impact.

GGGI’s development of longer-term partnerships with stakeholders benefit its Member and partner countries and the organization itself. Prioritizing delivery of work with strategic partners rather than outsourced consultancies allows GGGI to build its in-house capacity and better maintain and share knowledge gained though project implementation. GGGI’s growing network of partners provide Member and partner countries with increasing opportunities to leverage knowledge and capacity and mobilize climate finance to realize green investments.

For the full 2018 Annual Report, visit 2018 Annual Report website.

2017 Annual Report

GGGI’s achievements in 2017 were especially impactful as the organization successfully completed the first year of its second Work Program and Budget for the GGGI Strategic Plan 2015-2020. Building on previous policy work designed to enable green growth investment, in 2017 GGGI shifted its strategic focus toward preparing and de-risking projects to help mobilize green investment finance.

GGGI also welcomed Lao PDR as its twenty-eighth Member, and strengthened its presence in the Member countries of Senegal and the United Arab Emirates through the signing of Host Country Agreements.

For the full 2017 Annual Report, including financial statements and detailed project results reports, visit the 2017 Annual Report website.

2016 Annual Report

Two-thousand sixteen was one of many milestones for the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). Building on the momentum of the Paris Agreement and other notable sustainable development initiatives, GGGI re-doubled its effort to support Member and partner countries deliver green growth and lay the groundwork for transformational change.

In 2016, GGGI completed its first Work Program and Budget (WPB) against the Strategic Plan 2015-2020.

For the full 2016 Annual Report, including financial statements and detailed project results reports, click here.

2015 Annual Report

Two-thousand fifteen marked the first year of implementation for GGGI’s Strategic Plan 2015-2020, which focuses on supporting GGGI Members and partner-countries transition to models of growth that simultaneously achieve poverty reduction, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and economic development.

In working toward strengthening green growth planning, financing, and institutional frameworks, the Annual Report notes that green growth policies were adopted in a number of countries with encouraging signs that these policies have the potential for transformational change.

For the full 2015 Annual Report, including financial statements and detailed project results reports, click here.

2014 Annual Report

The year 2014 firmly established the leadership and strategic direction of the Institute for years to come. In April, Yvo de Boer became Director-General of GGGI and committed his over 30 years of international environmental sustainability experience to strengthening the reach and impact of GGGI’s green growth initiatives. In November of 2014, the course of action that GGGI will take to ensure that our green growth activities achieve meaningful results and become green growth models of inclusive, sustainable development was clearly articulated in the Institute’s new five-year Strategic Plan.

For the full 2014 Annual Report, including financial statements and detailed project results reports, click here.

2013 Annual Report

In 2013, after two years of transitioning to an international organization, GGGI programs have expanded to 34 programs of change in 20 countries; collaborating in some of the world’s most innovative green growth research projects; creating emerging partnerships with the private sector; and developing new experience and expertise in all the areas which will matter in the new global economy.

For the full 2013 Annual Report, including financial statements and detailed project results reports, click here.

2012 Annual Report

Two-thousand twelve was a significant year for the Global Green Growth Institute. Over the course of just one year, the organization nearly doubled in size in terms of the number of programs it runs, the number of experts it employs, and the number of countries with which it has as partners. Perhaps most significantly, GGGI became a treaty-based international organization in 2012 – one of only a few in Asia and the world’s only international organization focused exclusively on green growth.

For the full 2012 Annual Report, including financial statements and detailed project results reports, click here.