Green Growth and the Post-2015 Development Agenda by Richard Samans

At a Glance

Publication Date January 2013
Format pdf
Thematic Area Cross Cutting

This is the first in a series of Issue Papers written by GGGI staff.  This paper is for the United Nations High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons. This paper, written by GGGI Director-General Richard Samans, seeks to 1) Explain the relationship between the sustainable development, green economy and green growth concepts; 2) Summarize the state of knowledge regarding the feasibility and ultimate potential of green growth; and 3) Recommend how the post-2015 international development cooperation agenda could be structured to maximize the contribution of green growth to sustainable development over the next two crucial decades.