February 15, 2013
At the World Economic Forum The Green Growth Action Alliance published – The green Investment report some weeks ago.The Green Investment Report is the first report from the Alliance. It aims to inform and inspire policy-makers and public and private finance providers to close the gap in delivering inclusive, sustainable growth.
As I can see the report will be an interesting contribution to the ongoing discussion in many places in both developing and developed countries. In government it can play an important role for both policy discussion and actions.
In the report you will find facts that show how developing countries are playing a growing role in scaling up green investment. Cross-border and domestic investment originating from non-OECD countries grew 15-fold between 2004 and 2011 at a rate of 47% per year (compared with 27% per year for OECD-originating investment), albeit from a low base. Clean-energy asset financing originating from developing countries in 2012 is on […]