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GGGI and KAIST Graduate School of Green Growth ink an MoU to share green growth knowledge and best practices

SEOUL –  May 24, 2017 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the KAIST Graduate School of Green Growth signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today at GGGI’s Seoul headquarters to actively cooperate to pursue joint research projects, sharing of green growth knowledge and best practices, and co-hosting workshops and conferences. The MoU was signed by Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI and Dr. Kwangwoo Park, Professor of Finance and Head of the Graduate School of Green Growth at KAIST.

“The MoU we signed today provides a strong basis for the partnership between GGGI and the KAIST Graduate School of Green Growth,” said Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI. “I am confident that GGGI and KAIST will achieve synergies by sharing green growth knowledge and best practices, conducting joint research activities as well as organizing joint workshops and conferences to promote green growth in Korea as well as in countries where GGGI operates. The Member countries of GGGI are committed to transform their economies to a new model of green economic growth that is environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive.”

Dr. Kwangwoo Park, Professor of Finance and Head of the Graduate School of Green Growth at KAIST added that, “GGGI and KAIST will work closely together through mutual cooperation to create and share knowledge on green growth and exchange resources, information, ideas and support to achieve a common goal of tackling global climate change.”

About the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Based in Seoul, GGGI is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization founded to support and promote green growth. The organization partners with countries to help them build economies that grow strongly, are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. To learn more about GGGI, see https://www.gggi.org and visit us on Facebook and Twitter.