Green Growth

Many private sector development programmes aim to achieve economic as well as environmental goals, including the mitigation of, and adaptation to, climate change, the reduction of pollutants, and a reversal of biodiversity loss and water scarcity. Meeting these needs can also be an opportunity for businesses in the developing world.

This page compiles key resources on green growth that are relevant to private sector development practitioners. For a broader collection of green growth resources, see the Green Growth Knowledge Platform.

At a glance: Short reads on Green Growth

DCED publications

Key overview documents

Green growth approaches


Business Environment Reform

Green Industrial Policy

Green Innovation

Climate Change Adaptation

DCED/GGKP Webinar on Climate Expert: Helping SMEs develop strong climate adaptation strategies, September 2019

Green Growth and Gender

DCED/GGKP Webinar on Making Gender-Responsive Green Growth Happen, December 2019

Green Jobs and Skills

Political Economy

Sector Resources






Urban Areas

Country and Regional Studies

Useful links

Photo credits

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