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News • September 17, 2021

GGGI and KOGAS join forces to promote green hydrogen

September 16, 2021; Seoul, Korea – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote green hydrogen in developing and emerging countries, including Indonesia. The two organizations have agreed to share knowledge and cooperate to develop joint projects through the provision of technical […]

News • September 16, 2021

Republic of Nicaragua to become the 40th Member of GGGI

SEOUL – September 16, 2021 – Today, the Republic of Nicaragua deposited its instrument of accession to become the 40th Member of GGGI. The instrument of accession was deposited by H.E. Rodrigo Coronel Kinloch, the Ambassador of the Republic of Nicaragua to the Republic of Korea, and received by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI, […]

News • September 7, 2021

Official Statement from President & Chair – 2nd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT & CHAIR 2nd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies (for GGGI website and Korean media) Today, September 7, 2021, marks the 2nd International Day of Clean Air for blue skies as designated by the United Nations General Assembly. This day reminds us of the need to act now to […]

News • August 26, 2021

Tonga takes a step forward into implementing the TERMPlus for a cleaner and more inclusive energy sector.

Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuesday August 24th, 2021. Her Excellency Tiffany Babington (New Zealand High Commissioner to Tonga), Chief Executive Officer, Paula Ma`u for Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC), and GGGI´s Country Representative for Tonga, Vanuatu, Fiji and Kiribati, Daniel Muñoz-Smith, launched today their collaboration for the project titled […]

News • August 19, 2021

Climate Finance Access Network Announces 8 Pacific Countries Receiving Dedicated Climate Finance Advisors

The Climate Finance Access Network, coordinated by RMI, will be placing advisors dedicated to unlocking critical finance for climate adaptation and mitigation in eight Pacific nations on the front lines of climate change. New York, NY – August 18, 2021 The Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN), coordinated by RMI and supported by regional and global […]

News • August 16, 2021

Fiji holds Virtual Stakeholder Validation of new National Energy Policy

Suva, Fiji – 7 July 2021 – Fiji’s Department of Energy (DOE), under the Ministry of Infrastructure and Meteorological Services (MIMS), with support from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), today held the National Stakeholder Validation Workshop on the Draft Fiji National Energy Policy […]

News • August 16, 2021

Cote d’Ivoire Climate Breakfast Session: on the road to COP26

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, August 05, 2021 – GGGI launched a session on COP26 called “climate breakfast session: on the road to COP26” for civil society organizations (CSOs) under the partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa and the UK Embassy. The aim of the climate breakfast sessions was to get CSOs and other stakeholders […]

News • August 16, 2021

GGGI delivers a Capacity Strengthening Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate-Resilient Green Growth into Provincial Plans and Budgets, in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Enga Province was the third pilot province to hold a capacity strengthening workshop on mainstreaming Climate Resilience and Green Growth (CRGG). Global Green Growth Institute delivered the workshop in Wabag under the leadership and guidance of the Enga Provincial Administration and Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA). The target audience for the […]

News • August 11, 2021

GGGI and iNNpulsa Colombia sign MoU to strengthen the green entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem to promote the sustainable use of biodiversity and carbon neutrality

Colombia’s green entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem receives a great boost to consolidate itself as the country’s sustainable growth engine. Bogotá, August 4, 2021. GGGI and the National Government’s Business Growth Management Unit (iNNpulsa Colombia) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow them to join efforts to work with value chain actors and carry […]

News • August 6, 2021

Chương trình đào tạo chuyên biệt cho các đơn vị đánh giá Trái phiếu xanh tại Việt Nam

Bộ Tài chính vừa khởi động chuỗi chương trình đào tạo dành riêng cho thị trường trái phiếu xanh tại Việt Nam trong khuôn khổ chương trình hợp tác với Viện tăng trưởng xanh toàn cầu (GGGI) về phát triển tài chính xanh. Sự kiện đào tạo đầu tiên nhấn mạnh vai trò của các […]

News • August 6, 2021

Training opens for green bond verifiers in Viet Nam

The Global Green Growth Institute and The Viet Nam’s Ministry of Finance have started a capacity-building program with a series of training events for Viet Nam’s green bond market within the framework of a collaboration initiative. Under the guidance of the Ministry of Finance, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in partnership with Climate Bonds […]

News • August 5, 2021

Regional innovators gather to launch Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network

Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) today, a multi-year, multi-million dollar program funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to support entrepreneurs in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. The virtual launch event was attended by over […]

News • August 5, 2021

Sanitation and Climate Change: Assessing Resilience and Emissions (SCARE) project selected to be certified on the road to Dakar 2022

The 9th edition of the World Water Forum will be held in Dakar on March 22 – 26, 2022, with a new approach to focus on action for water. The event aims to ultimately create coherence with SDGs and directly contribute to the 2030 agenda. This edition of the forum will focus on four core […]

News • August 3, 2021

EASTERN CARIBBEAN GREENPRENEURS INCUBATOR PROGRAM: APPLICATION OPEN; CALL FOR MENTORS

Thursday, July 27, 2021 — Entrepreneurial start-ups and early-stage enterprises with a green business idea or venture can now apply to participate in the Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs Incubator Program which was launched on July 27 by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the OECS. Teams or individual entrepreneurs with a green business […]

News • July 28, 2021

Việt Nam Học Tập Kinh Nghiệm Từ Các Chuyên Gia Quốc Tế Hàng Đầu Về Trái Phiếu Xanh

Thí điểm phát hành trái phiếu xanh thông qua các loại hình tổ chức phát hành khác nhau (doanh nghiệp, nhà nước, địa phương) là một trong những bước cần thiết để đẩy nhanh sự phát triển của thị trường trái phiếu xanh của Việt Nam, đây là một trong các khuyến nghị được đưa […]

News • July 28, 2021

Vietnam Picked Up Insights From International Leading Experts On Green Bonds

Pilot green bond issuance through different issuer types (corporate, sovereign, municipal) is one of the steps to accelerate the development of Vietnam’s green bond market, recommended in the freshly launched report by GGGI. On June 25, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) launched its report “Green Bonds Make More Cents?” which analyzes trends of green […]

News • July 26, 2021

Launch of the Eastern Caribbean Green Enterpreneurship Initiative

  Micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the OECS region will receive support to grow their businesses through the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative which launches on July 27, 2021! The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission are searching for Greenpreneurs to participate […]

News • July 21, 2021

Peru gets ready to issue first sustainable bonds with new official Framework

Lima, July 16, 2021 –Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has officially approved the country’s Sustainable Bond Framework (Ministerial Resolution N° 221-2021-EF/52) following the stringent standards of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), which establishes principles and recommendations for the governing and issuance process in order to promote transparency and integrity in the ever-growing thematic […]

News • July 20, 2021

Qatar Fund for Development and Global Green Growth Institute hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum

Under the theme Building back better to realize the SDGs in LDCs: Accelerating action to achieve inclusive, sustainable, resilient recovery – approaches on the road to the LDC5 On July 14, Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-hosted a virtual event on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political […]

News • July 20, 2021

Virtual Future of Mobility Industry Round Table Brings Together Global Mobility Experts to Discuss Sustainability and Innovation

On Thursday, July 15, 2021, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Korea and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) co-hosted a special industry roundtable discussing the Future of Mobility and the role that sustainability concerns are playing in driving innovation within various mobility sectors. The roundtable, titled ‘The Future of Mobility,’ was originally intended […]