Policy Analysis

IISD joins newly formed international coalition for a green economy: Signs open letter to G20

By Mark Halle on March 27, 2009
IISD-Europe Executive Director Mark Halle has signed an open letter to the G20, as a member of a new international global coalition urging the heads of state to build a green and inclusive economy.

The coalition of environment, development, business and labour groups, met for the first time in Switzerland March 2-3, 2009. The meeting was convened by IUCN in partnership with WWF International UNEP, and IIED. Participants also included representatives from the Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development, DFID, IISD, ILO, ITUC, Royal Philips Electronics, WBCSD, and The Centre for Human Ecology.