In this article, the authors discuss the use of green economy to promote sustainable development. Research and Partnerships Unit Head Sheng Fulai states that sustainable development is composed of economic, social and environmental development. Furthermore, it features Research and Partnerships associate Gary Flomenhoft who believes that green economy is useful when it deals with factors such as distribution of wealth and throughput of materials and energy.
Natural Resources Forum
sustainable development, ecology, economic development, economic policy, wealth, materials
Fulai, Sheng; Flomenhoft, Gary; Downs, Timothy; Grande-Ortiz, Maángeles; Graef, Dana; Scholtens, Bert; Mol, Arthur P.J.; Sonnenfeld, David; Spaargaren, Gert; Goel, Rajeev; Hsieh, Edward W.T.; Scrieciu, Serban; Steurer, Reinhard; Polzin, Christine; Kostka, Genia; Ancev, Tiho; Pirgmaier, Elke; Boons, Frank; Robèrt, Karl Henrik; Bryant, Christopher; Zhou, Ke; Acharya, Surya Raj; Huberman, David; Sonwa, Denis; Mycoo, Michelle; Guan, Dabo; Hubacek, Klaus; Sumaila, U. Rashid; Lopez-Ruiz, Hector; Jolley, G. Jason; Dougherty, Michael; Pilon, André Francisco; and Prakash, Ravi, ""Is the Concept of a Green Economy a Useful Way of Framing Policy Discussions and Policymaking to Promote Sustainable Development?"" (2011). International Development, Community, and Environment. 124.
This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Fulai, Sheng, et al. "Is the concept of a green economy a useful way of framing policy discussions and policymaking to promote sustainable development?." Natural Resources Forum. Vol. 35. No. 1. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2011, which has been published in final form at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1477-8947.2011.01347.x. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.