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Measuring progress towards an inclusive green economy

Measuring progress towards an inclusive green economy
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). December 2012
  • This publication introduces a framework for the use of indicators in developing and tracking green economy policies. The objective is to provide guidance on the role of indicators in major stages of policymaking, using environmental issues as an illustrative entry point. Section 2 introduces the indicators for environmental issues and targets. Section 3 discusses indicators for environmental policy interventions. Section 4 focuses on indicators that show the impacts of policy interventions on well-being and social equity beyond the environmental realm. Examples of policies and the indicators that can be utilized to evaluate them are presented in Section 5. Data needs and capacity-building issues are highlighted in Section 6, and the final section points to the next steps that could facilitate the use of this framework.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Environment, Green economy, Information and data
  • Main target audience: Governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Guidance
  • Type of resource: Indicators
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Published in 2014