Introduction to Green Economy E-Learning Course

Most of us agree that our economies and lifestyles need to embark on a greener development path. But what does greening an economy mean? Which opportunities exist to advance sustainable development? What challenges lie ahead along this path?

This free and self-paced e-learning experience has been designed to equip you with a mental compass as you seek answers to basic questions about inclusive green economies.

The course provides clear, concise and up-to-date information for anybody interested in obtaining a general understanding about inclusive green economies. The course should be of particular interest to the following audiences:

  • Civil servants in national ministries, sub-national departments and local authorities
  • Environmental managers in private sector and civil society organizations
  • Faculty, researchers and students
  • Interested citizens

The course enables learners to familiarize themselves with the rationale and core concepts guiding an inclusive green economy. It discusses both opportunities and challenges at global and national level to achieve low-carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive development.

To learn more about the course or to enroll, visit the course website.