Greening Global Value Chains: New OECD Papers
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released four new reports on strategies for green growth, focusing on the "greening" of global value chains. These papers are a product of the OECD's Green Growth Strategy, which offers policy framework recommendations for countries pursuing economic development and protection of ecosystem services.
11 April 2013 - The first paper, "Private Sector Initiatives on Measuring and
Reporting Green Growth," recommends that access to high quality
information on green growth be used to make better private sector
decisions that consider both the environmental and social risks of their
The second paper,
"Greening Global Value Chains: Innovation and the International
Diffusion of Technologies and Knowledge," reviews the knowledge and
strategies available for the diffusion of technology in greening global
value chains, with a focus on climate-mitigation technology. It outlines
the path of knowledge and technology dissemination across countries,
and discusses key policy challenges in this area.
paper, "Greening Global Value Chains: Implementation Challenges,"
highlights the public and private strategies that can support each other
to overcome implementation problems associated with greening global
value chains, particularly in developing countries.
paper, "Building Green Global Value Chains: Committed Public-Private
Coalitions in Agro-Commodity Markets," examines partnerships between the
private and public sectors in the work of greening global supply chains
through the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), based in the
Netherlands. The paper offers examples of successful green growth
You can find the original article and the publications here