Preparatory meeting for 3GF 2013

March 26, 2013 

A preparatory meeting for 3GF 2013 will be held in Copenhagen on 1-3 May 2013. The aim of the meeting is to set the stage for the next Global Green Growth Forum, which will be focussed on improving resource efficiencies in the value chain. The 3-day meeting will include working sessions within the current 4

Next 3GF to take place 21-22 October 2013

December 13, 2012 

The 3rd Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) will take place on 21-22 October 2013 in Copenhagen. The forum will be hosted by the Danish Government in partnership with the governments of China, Kenya, Korea, Mexico and Qatar. The process leading up to 3GF 2013 has already started and next year’s overall focus is contemplated to

Report from 3GF2012 now available

December 12, 2012 

The report from the 3GF meeting 2012 is now available. The report features highlights from the nearly 40 interactive sessions that took place during the 2-day forum, all  focussing on how to achieve better resource efficiency through public-private cooperation across sectors and countries at the national and international level. Click here to read the full

Alliance for Sustainable Energy Trade Initiatives to be launched

November 28, 2012 

One of many concrete outcomes of this years’ 3GF high level forum in Copenhagen is the launch of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy Trade Initiatives – the SETI Alliance. The purpose of the Alliance is to support the formulation of policies addressing international markets for sustainable energy goods and services. The SETI Alliance is a

Summary of proceedings

October 9, 2012 

A summary of proceedings of the 2nd Global Green Growth Forum is available for download. The fragile global economic recovery remains an important and challenging backdrop, but the assembled leaders recognised that as growth picks up again across the globe, there cannot be a return to business as usual. The discussions focused on concrete actions

Global Green Growth Forum Launches New Public Private Partnerships

October 9, 2012 

The second annual Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) brought together 250 business, public and civil society leaders committed to advancing inclusive green growth catalyse public and private partnerships (PPP) that can rapidly bring to scale green growth opportunities. The fragile global economic recovery remains an important and challenging backdrop, but the assembled leaders recognise that

Enabling Global Green Free Trade

October 9, 2012 

THE Global Green Growth Forum 2012 will facilitate high level representatives across governments, corporations and international organisations to work together to create new models of growth accelerating the drive towards long-term sustainability. Co-operation between nations willing to grow sustainably and work with the private sector is crucial to accelerated transition to sustainable and inclusive global

New OECD report about Green Growth

October 8, 2012 

Copenhagen leads Europe at creating green jobs The OECD has identified Copenhagen as a global leader when it comes to growth and jobs related to the green economy. The country organisation underlined the fact that companies in the greater Copenhagen area saw their export of green services and product rise per cent between 2004 and 2009

The UN Secretary-General: Message to Global Green Growth Forum

October 7, 2012 

Twelve months ago I addressed the inaugural Global Green Growth Forum, and was impressed by the level of engagement and the focus on practical outcomes.  This year’s event aims to be even more ambitious.  I commend Denmark, the Republic of Korea and Mexico for their initiative.  Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt is a leading advocate of

Country Sessions

October 6, 2012 

Global action is needed to deal with the environmental challenges of climate change while also reaping the associated economic opportunities. Yet implementation and impacts are local, making collaboration in national and regional planning and policy development an imperative. Recognizing this, parallel country sessions will be held at 3GF 2012 highlighting the green growth experiences, challenges

Green growth; the way forward

October 6, 2012 

Next week, 8-9 October, for the second year in a row, more than 200 leaders from government, industry and international organizations convenes in Copenhagen for the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) to discuss concrete measures to promote an array of green growth measures. Ministers from countries such as Denmark, Korea, Qatar, China, France, Kenya, Mexico

E-profile: Ditlev Engel, President & CEO, Vestas Wind Systems A/S

October 5, 2012 

Ditlev Engel will be leading a panel discussion at the “Technology and Green Growth” Plenary Session and will be participating in the “Energy For All” Conversations Session at this years’ 3GF. We put a series of questions to him about Vestas’ role in 3GF, what the company can bring to this event, and what the

E-profile: Niels B. Christiansen, CEO & President of Danfoss

October 5, 2012 

3GF Profile Questionnaire In The Spotlight: Niels B. Christiansen, CEO & President of Danfoss Niels B. Christiansen, President and CEO of multinational energy services company, Danfoss, will be participating in the Energy Efficiency Finance section in this year’s 3GF. We put to him a series of questions about Danfoss’ role in 3GF, what the company

Experience an Offshore Wind Farm

October 3, 2012 

As participant at 3GF we encourage you to join the free of charge State of Green Tour to the Middelgrunden Offshore Wind Farm. Middelgrunden is one of the first offshore wind farms in the world and one of the pioneer projects that has laid the ground for this booming industry. The exciting boat tour will

Programme is Taking its Final Shape

September 24, 2012 

Preparations are well underway for what we expect to be yet another fantastic event. Confirmed participants are numbering 185 and counting. Among the confirmed participants, you can look forward to meeting top-level decision makers from China, Korea, Mexico, Qatar, Kenya, Indonesia, Turkey, Denmark and more. For status on list of participants by October 1, 2012 click here. From the

China Joins Alliance for Global Green Growth

September 21, 2012 

Copenhagen, DENMARK, 21 September, 2012 – Following the successful launch of the Global Green Growth Forum last year, new countries are joining the alliance to promote concrete ideas and strategies to secure sustainable growth globally. China, together with Kenya and Qatar, has joined Denmark, Mexico and the Republic of Korea in accelerating the global transition towards green

Transitioning to a Bio-Based Society

September 20, 2012 

Biobased growth will be a featured topic in this year’s 3GF. Europe, together with Japan, has the highest level of oil dependency in the world, so it is crucial for the economic stability of the continent that the resource base is shifted towards sustainable biobased alternatives. A newly forming European wide Public Private Partnership (PPP),

Participants in Conversation

September 11, 2012 

In Conversation sessions will provide an opportunity to engage directly in dialogue with high-level business and political leaders in smaller settings. High-level speakers will ‘step off the stage’ and, either individually or in pairs, spend the session probing, and being probed, on their role, experience, and hopes for advancing green growth through public-private collaboration. In

Higher Level Participation than Last Year

September 5, 2012 

The ambition to attract participants holding even higher positions within their organizations for this year’s 3GF is being met. A large number of business leaders, including CEOs and presidents from global companies such as Eskom, Siemens, Philips, Danfoss, Novozymes, Vestas, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance will participate. Also South Korea’s Prime Minister and Qatar’s Deputy

Revised Dates for 3GF2012 Forum in Copenhagen: 8-9 October 2012

June 28, 2012 

Revised Dates for 3GF2012 Forum in Copenhagen: 8-9 October 2012 The IMF and the World Bank have announced that their 2012 Annual Meetings will be held on 12-14 October 2012 in Tokyo. In view of the fact that a large number of 3GF guests and stakeholders will be participating at the IMF/WB Annual Meeting and related

3GF and the G20/B20 Green Growth Action Alliance

June 22, 2012 

3GF and the G20/B20 Green Growth Action Alliance The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) in October will be one of the major platforms for the G20/B20 Green Growth Action Alliance which was launched last week in Los Cabos. The Alliance is a public-private partnership initiative that addresses the shortfall in green infrastructure investment, estimated at

Global Economic Recovery can be Propelled by the Transition to a Green, Inclusive Economy. But Governments need to Step Up Cooperation with Business, Investors and Civil Society to make it happen.” - Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark

June 18, 2012  Press Release/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Picking up from G20-discussions on the critical state of the world economy, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark - current Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the host of the Global Green Growth Forum - invites world business and government leaders to discuss the economic growth potential in the transition to a

3GF pioneers with analytical tool to support Public Private Partnerships for Green Growth

June 14, 2012  Press Release/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark

5 questions to Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) for global green growth: Are you needed? Are you involving the right people? Is your focus right? Will you have global impact? Do you generate growth?   The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) is launching a world-first analytic framework to drive strategic development of effective partnerships that can

3GF events during Rio+20 in Rio de Janeiro

June 8, 2012  Ministery of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) is hosting two major events at Rio+20. We invite you to attend one or both of these events, and to share the information with people within your network. “Sustainable, Inclusive Growth: The Way Forward from Rio+20 and G20″ is a high-level session with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, President Lee,

3GF Boosts the Green Economy through Public-Private Partnerships

March 23, 2012  Press Release

On 26-27 March 2012, more than 100 representatives from governments, global corporations and international organizations will meet in Copenhagen for a strategy meeting to discuss the role of public-private partnerships in unlocking green growth. The meeting will lay the tracks for the second annual Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) on 9-10 October 2012. Denmark has

3GF Awarded for its Transformative Work at COP17

December 7, 2011  Press Release

Today, the Global Green Growth Forum – 3GF was acknowledged for its innovative and solution-oriented work on green growth, as it was announced winner of the “Transformative step of the Day” during COP17 in Durban. 3GF had been nominated to ‘Transformative step of the day’ by the Chinese municipal government of Boading – a front

3GF sets Paths for Ambitious Public-Private Partnership

October 14, 2011  Press Release

The Global Green Growth Forum (3GF), initiated and hosted by the Danish government, positions public-private partnership on the international agenda for green growth. “3GF offers a space for world economic leaders to challenge conventional thinking and find new green avenues to growth. Jointly we can promote the bold decisions which will make all of us

The Danish Government presents Global Public-Private Partnership for Green Growth

May 12, 2011  Press Release

International partners behind the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) met today in Copenhagen for an initial discussion on how to ensure optimal conditions for the transition to a global green growth economy. On May 12th 2011 in Copenhagen, Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen hosted a high-level roundtable on green growth together with the President

Global Green Growth Forum (3GF)

May 1, 2011  Press Release

The mission of the Global Green Growth Forum is to explore and demonstrate how better collaboration among business, experts and public institutions can effectively realise growth potentials of the transition to a green economy: the next industrial revolution. The Challenge Economic growth is a core driver in politics, business and society at large. However, the current economic growth paradigm