October 23, 2019

Eastern Caribbean transition to Green Economy rated as below average in newly released Green Economy Barometer 2018

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in collaboration with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) today released the Eastern Caribbean Green Economy Barometer 2018. A major finding from this ground-breaking document is that the traditional approach of a one-dimensional focus on development through a narrow profit or GDP only “bottom line” […]

Eastern Caribbean transition to Green Economy rated as below average in newly released Green Economy Barometer 2018

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Port of Spain, November 6, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) in collaboration with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) today released the Eastern Caribbean Green Economy Barometer 2018. A major finding from this ground-breaking document is that the traditional approach of a one-dimensional focus on development through a narrow profit or GDP only […]

Guyana recognises SMEs as a key pathway in its transition to a Green State

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Port of Spain, October 25, 2018 – Caribbean governments are recognising the importance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the transition to green-blue economies that are more environmentally sustainable, inclusive and resilient. Guyana has now outlined its bold plans for becoming a Green State by 2040. This was the focus of the recent “Green […]

Oxford economists raise alarm at vanishing wealth of nature

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Port of Spain, December 14, 2017 – The Caribbean needs to pay attention to findings by top economists which show that the decline of nature poses severe threats to continued national and global prosperity. New research from a team of Oxford economists launched at the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh shows that Ministries […]

#GE4U catalysing action towards a green economy in the Caribbean

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Port of Spain, March 06, 2017 – Change agents and innovators in key sectors in Trinidad and Tobago are ushering in a new phase of regional dialogue towards the development of a new Caribbean economy that aims for long-term prosperity and resilience through equitable distribution of economic benefits and effective management of ecological resources. Since […]