Tag Archive for 'green growth'

OECD report on green growth at the heart of development

June 11th, 2013 by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

With 7 billion people in the world today and 9 billion by 2050, we must invest in development that will meet the growing demands for food, water and energy. The OECD publication Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development suggests that these investments could define a path for inclusive growth and sustainable development by […]

Is Green Growth possible?

December 4th, 2012 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Economic growth not only leads to rising turnovers and incomes but also increases greenhouse-gas emissions. Can “Green Growth” be a way out of this dilemma? Is it “a fairytale or a strategy”? Issues like this are being debated at the international climate summit in Doha. British growth critic Professor Tim Jackson; and Ottmar Edenhofer, chief […]

CBI Director General says everyone needs to go green

July 5th, 2012 by Confederation of British Industry

John Cridland, the CBI’s Director-General, called on politicians to adopt a smarter, more consistent approach to energy and climate change policy during the launch of the CBI report, The colour of growth: maximising the potential of green business. New research by the UK’s leading business group shows that the UK has the ability to become […]

Need green agenda for progressive economy & competitive advantage

April 18th, 2012 by KPMG

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited KMPG offices recently to launch his ‘green growth‘ initiative. Mr. Clegg made it clear that he regards ‘green’ as a source of competitive advantage. It is not a handicap or an extra cost that will hold us back. Green technology properly embraced can help both businesses to make and […]

Carbon Trust investigation finds that UK risks lagging behind Germany in race for Green Growth

January 20th, 2011 by Carbon Trust

A Carbon Trust investigation reveals that three times as many top UK decision makers believe Germany is better prepared than Britain to take advantage of the £3.2 trillion global environmental market. The research coincides with the launch of a new Carbon Trust ‘Green Growth’ campaign backed by business leaders including; Ian Cheshire of Kingfisher; Lord […]