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Towards Green Growth: Learning from Republic of Korea’s Experience

Korea has learned valuable lessons applicable to sustainable economic development through its journey from a low-income country in the 1960s to one of the most dynamic emerging economies in the world. Korea positioned its program of resource management and climate change as an opportunity for green growth, and implemented innovative technology and institutional approaches in a phased approach. ...view more

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Three Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Towards Greener Environment: Korea’s Green Growth in Solid Waste Management

This segment discusses Korea’s green growth experience in solid waste management including through effects, implementation, challenges, and advice

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Greening the City: Korea’s Green Growth in Urban Regeneration

This segment discusses Korea’s green growth experience in urban regeneration including through history, examples, financing, challenges, and advice

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Building Greener Towns: Korea’s Green Growth in Town Development

This segment discusses Korea’s green growth experience in new town development including through accomplishments, linkage to green growth, financing, challenges, and advice

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Towards Greener Economy: Korea’s Green Growth in Emissions Trading Scheme

This segment discusses Korea’s green growth experience in emission trading scheme including through effects, policy integration, opportunities, challenges, and advice

About the Presenters

Dr. Hyunhee Lee

Chief of Global Business Department at Korea Environment Corporation (KECO)

Dr. Kyuhong Hwang

Research Fellow at Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH)

Dr. Jung Ik Kim

General Manager of Spatial Information Office at Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH)

Dr. Yong Gun Kim

Chief Research Fellow at Korea Environment Institute (KEI)