Location: San Jose, Costa Rica

Sectors: Sustainable energy: access, efficiency and renewables; Green industry, material efficiency and waste minimization; Sustainable Cities and Built Environment; Biodiversity, Forests and other Ecosystems; Social sector and green economy: education, health, employment, equity;

By: Earth Charter International

Type: Global

Year: 2011

The Earth Charter and the Green Economy
An exploration of synergies between the Earth Charter and Green Economy initiatives.
This document discusses a potential synergy of goals and efforts between two major attempts at solving the environmental, social and economic challenges facing humanity today: the Earth Charter ? an ethical framework for sustainable development; and efforts to promote a green economy ? a practical approach to managing the economic change towards sustainability.
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