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Boosting the economy and improving the environment: Government response to Ecosystem Markets Task Force final report »

The Government has published its response to the Ecosystem Markets Task Force final report, welcoming its recommendations and agreeing on the essential relationship between the economy and the environment.

Towards a common approach on green growth indicators »

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform proposes a set of headline indicators for monitoring and communicating progress on greening growth and a greener economy and an international agenda for action for taking these forward.

Realising nature’s value: Ecosystem Markets Task Force final report »

The independent Ecosystem Markets Task Force argues for a new approach to business and nature, integrating the real value of nature into business thinking to maximise opportunities and manage future risks.

Publications round-up: sustainable consumption, energy security, community innovations, trade unions »

The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: sustainable consumption case studies, climate change and energy security, grassroots sustainability innovations, trade unions in the green economy.

The Green Economy: a UK success story »

Alastair Harper describes how analysis by Green Alliance has found that the Green Economy is already delivering benefits to the UK economy and argues that we must celebrate its success to further encourage green business.

Business news round-up: water, strategy, product footprints, green growth, low carbon funding, awards »

Recent sustainable development news from business: toolkits for sustainable water management and sustainable business; forum to tackle environmental footprints; the potential of green business; funding; awards.

Environmental Audit Committee report on the green economy »

The Environmental Audit Committee has published its report on the green economy, what it should look like, and how it will help deliver sustainable development, recommending a longer-term view and transformation of the whole economy.

News round-up: ecosystems network, health and social care, local authorities, green growth indicators, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Ecosystems Knowledge Network, sustainable health briefing, local action on climate change, indicators for green growth, sustainability in Africa, EU Green Week.

The Green Construction Board »

The background and aims of the Green Construction Board, a close collaboration between industry and Government to make the most of business opportunities from the transition to a greener economy.

Ecosystem Markets Task Force call for evidence »

Zoe Hodgson introduces the Ecosystem Markets Task Force, inviting responses to the recent call for evidence to support its work to review the business opportunities to develop goods and services which value and protect the environment.