The race for greener economies is now on and gathering pace. The GEC, the world’s largest multi-stakeholder network working on green economy, is committed to accelerating the transition to a green and fair economy.
We are mobilising activity amongst stakeholders;sharing experiences and policy practices across our global network; and influencing key decision makers at the local, national and international levels.
We believe the transition to a green economy requires five interrelated action areas (that we call our big picture): measuring what matters; influencing financial systems; greening high impact sectors; investing in people and managing natural capital. We are working across all of these action areas and drawing the connections between them. Our activities include:
Coordinating multi-stakeholder national dialogues on a green economy
Researching and identifying policies necessary for the transition
Representing the voices of stakeholders in national and international processes
Engaging new target audiences in the opportunities offered by a transition
Lobbying key decision makers
We are convinced that change is possible. We know it is necessary. We invite you to be part of it.
Over the last ten years, GEC member SEED has supported more than 200 social and environmental enterprises enabling collaboration and peer learning. SEED’s inspiring success story and significant key lessons have now been...
The programme for the 2015 World Forum on Natural Capital has been announced, unveiling a range of international speakers and experts attending the two day event (23-24 November) in Edinburgh, hosted...
On 25 September 2015, GEC partner PAGE (Partnership for Action on Green Economy) will be supporting a UNEP, the Government of Germany, and UNDP co-hosted high-level panel discussion at the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York entitled:...
GEC founder IIED has released a great animation 'Bringing the SDGs to life: real change for real people' to help communicate the scale and reach of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in just 3 minutes!
GEC member Tearfund, the Christian development charity, has released a new report championing the 'Restorative Economy' and aiming to "...catalyse a much needed debate about how we shape the future of our society and of our world."
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