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ROK Green Growth Quarterly Update: July–September 2011

November 8, 2011

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Global Green Growth Institute chairman Han Seung-soo of South Korea delivers a keynote speech during the Global Green Growth Summit 2011 in Seoul June 20, 2011.
Global Green Growth Institute chairman Han Seung-soo of South Korea delivers a keynote speech during the Global Green Growth Summit 2011 in Seoul June 20, 2011 (Courtesy Global Green Growth Institute).

South Korean president Lee Myung-bak has made great strides internationally in propagating an international vision for green growth, especially through the work of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The Council on Foreign Relations has published a new report on South Korea’s green growth policies by Jill Kosch O’Donnell which describes South Korea’s newly emerging green growth partnerships with Denmark, the UAE, and the World Bank, as well as more mixed progress in implementing green growth strategies domestically. The report can be found here.

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