UN Environment, together with the Zayed International Foundation for the Environment, and Tongji University, will launch the joint publication 'The Inclusive Green Economy: Policies and practice' edited by Derek Eaton, former economist at UN Environment and Fulai Sheng, Head of economic and fiscal policy work at UN Environment.
The publication builds on and extends the traditional economic growth model by articulating the contributions to productivity from investing in natural capital, clean technologies, and green skills, enabled by fiscal, finance, trade, and labour policies. It addresses the importance of institutions and progress measurement for ensuring that transition towards a green economy is pro-poor, inclusive, fair, and just. Ultimately, the aim of the publication is to inspire students and policy makers, and prepare them to shape the Inclusive Green Economy of tomorrow.
The launch event will take place at International Environment House 2, Room 'Rhin' from 4-6 pm on 12 June.
Elena Antoni (co-author), Environment and Trade Hub, UN Environment
Dr. Meshgan Al Awar (co-author), Director, Research and Studies Center, Dubai Police Academy, Secretary General Zayed International Foundation for the Environment
Guoyong Liang (co-author), Division on Investment and Enterprise, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Jacob Michael Salcone (co-author), The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB), UN Environment
Camilla Roman, Policy Specialist, Green Jobs, International Labour Organization