DSDS 2013: Employment and Growth Benefits of a Green Economy

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    Lise Grande, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative speaking at the DSDS’s 2013 session on ‘Employment and Growth benefits of a Green Economy’. Stressing the role of a green economy in spurring growth, improving social equity, preserving the environment, and in turn, achieving sustainable development, she said, “We think green economy is a good idea because it is the fastest and most effective way of delivering what we in the UN refer to as the triple crown of development: economic growth, social equity and environmental sustainability.” [Photo: UNDP India]

    A consultation on employment and growth benefits of a green economy was organized as part of the 13th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2013, ‘The Global Challenge of Resource Efficient Growth and Development,’ supported by UNDP.

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