Case Studies

The GGKP Case Studies Database provides real world examples of the development and implementation of green growth policies and practices. Case studies included in this database are typically focused on specific sectors, themes, or countries.  For deeper research and analysis around green growth topics, please visit the GGKP Resource Library

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April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

Alberta’s climate is changing: temperatures are rising, particularly in the winter; heat waves have become more frequent; and the growing season has become longer. These trends are expected to continue into the future.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

Alberta’s climate has changed and will continue to change in the coming decades. The province’s mean annual temperature is expected to rise 2°C by the 2030s and 4°C by the 2060s (compared to the 1990s) should the current rate of global greenhouse gas emissions remain unchanged.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

In recent decades, Alberta has experienced significant changes in its climate as well as its economy, population and environment.

April 2017
Prairie Climate Centre

Alberta has experienced significant changes in recent decades, including changes in its climate.

March 2017
Program on Forests (PROFOR)
This study sheds Understanding the Role of Forests in Supporting Livelihoods and Climate Resilience new light on two important aspects of climate change and forest ecosystems.
March 2017
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Agriculture is an important engine for economic growth in Africa, but effective agricultural strategies to support rural development and poverty alleviation are scarce.

February 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

This is a compendium featuring six successful examples of green public procurement implementation in four different Asia-Pacific countries, namely Thailand, Japan, China and Korea.

February 2017
Center for Development Research (ZEF)

In this study the Total Economic Value (TEV) framework was applied.

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Latest Case Studies

March 2019
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
To support Ministry of Construction (MOC) to implement the NDC, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has conducted an assessment of the potential green city actions that would help achieve Viet Nam’s NDC commitments. This paper, Achieving Viet Nam’s NDC in the Urban Sector, outlines the findings from the assessment in two sectors contributing the majority of urban GHG emissions: waste and energy.
February 2019
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of congestion pricing on the demand for clean transport modes.

January 2019
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This report, Mobilization of Private Investment in Green Growth in Viet Nam, outlines the work the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has done in Viet Nam, examining multiple case studies focused on green growth policy support and investment mobilization for bankable projects, and provides recommendations on engaging the private sector in green growth financing.
January 2019
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This case study research examines six water quality trading (WQT)/offset programs from Canada, the United States and New Zealand and highlights specific policy and program mechanisms that enabled the programs to achieve their goals of reduced nutrient and contaminant loading.