GUIDE
Pursuing a Green Economy: Growth Alongside Environmental Sustainability in Latin America
Latin American countries have been implementing some innovative market incentives to catalyse the expansion of the green economy, in particular in relation to natural resource conservation and development of greener...
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BRIEFS
Payments for Environmental Services: A Market Mechanism Protecting Latin America’s Forests
In Latin America, payments for environmental services schemes are the preferred market mechanism for forest conservation and reforestation. Success stories from the region provide a range of valuable lessons for...
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BRIEFS
Incentives for Electricity Generation in a Green Economy: Effective Frameworks from Latin America
Latin American countries are implementing innovative policy and market mechanisms to catalyse the development of nonconventional renewable energy sources. This Brief presents some of the region’s success stories.
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BRIEFS
Green Building in Latin America
Amidst rapid urbanisation, Latin American countries have been scaling-up green building, in some cases achieving significant reductions in energy consumption, water use, carbon dioxide emissions, and solid waste. This Brief...
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SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Spotlight on Publications: Pursuing a Green Economy in Latin America
The green economy is a development model based on principles of ecological economics and sustainability. Some countries have made substantial progress towards transforming specific sectors, with Latin America leading some...
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SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS
Spotlight on Organisations: Green Economy Policy and Practice in Latin America
This Spotlight highlights some of the key organisations in Latin America working on themes such as forest-based payment for ecosystem services, water pollution abatement and watershed conservation, promotion of renewable...
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BRIEFS
Economic Instruments for Water Pollution Management in Latin America
What are the success factors behind Latin America’s use of economic instruments to improve water quality and generate new revenue for abatement?
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