Taken “green economy” mainstream
Successfully pushed for green economy to be recognised as a major outcome at Rio 20.
+10 years’ experience working with governments, international agencies and local citizens’ groups.
Built broad recognition amongst key institutions and governments that green economy must champion inclusion, equality, and environmental limits.
Green economy now at the heart of coronavirus recovery plans around the world, and a guiding principle for both governments and businesses.
Built a global network of:
+50 member organisations, uniting multilateral agencies, civil society, businesses, thinktanks, youth and citizens’ movements
Partnerships with major institutions including the OECD, UNEP, UNDP, the ILO, GGGI, WWF, the Capitals Coalition and many more.
Recognised by the European Commission and UN PAGE as having a unique role in delivering the green and fair agenda
Launched national hubs empowering ordinary people
Since 2016, co-developed 8 dialogue hubs in Brazil, India,
Peru, Mongolia, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda and the Caribbean.
Developed a unique, tried-and-tested model of citizen-led dialogue to drive policy change from the ground up.
5000+ participants in over 100 dialogue events, empowering citizens to hold their governments to account.
Forged a new roadmap for change
Established the Green Economy Principles to define a green and fair economy, endorsed by the OECD, UNEP, UNDP, the ILO and GGGI.
Launched the Green Economy Tracker to chart national progress across 20 key green economy policies.
Published annual Green Economy Barometers used by governments, researchers and civil society to track green economic progress worldwide.
Our projects cover many countries and a broad range of topics.
All aim to build social movements and develop new policies for economic transformation.
National Dialogue Hubs
We're working together with local civil society groups around the world to explore out what works in different national contexts, design locally relevant campaigns, and develop new green economies from the bottom up.
Stories For Life
The narratives we tell have the power to shape our world. How might our stories help design an economy in service to life?
Green Economy Tracker
A unique tool that benchmarks how nations are transitioning to green and fair economies across 21 key policy areas.
Power, People & Planet with Kumi Naidoo
Join Kumi Naidoo for a podcast that tackles the biggest issues of our time though a series of frank conversations with activists and community leaders.
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Explore our research, analysis and insight into the green economy. From event reports to video interviews, from strategy papers to policy brochures.
How to take a green transition to scale at speed? Policy insights and lessons from the Green Economy Coalition’s national dialogues.
Green Economy Coalition Strategy 2020-30
Published to mark our tenth year as a coalition, our new strategy sets out lessons learned across a decade of partnership around the world.