Economic, technological and institutional changes that currently form the basis of green economy strategies run the risk of reinforcing human insecurity and inequalities. A growing body of evidence points to diverse social consequences, and suggests key elements of alternative approaches that can promote the combined social, economic and environmental goals of sustainable development.
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). Social Dimensions of Green Economy. UNRISD (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development), Geneva, Switzerland (2012) 6 pp. [UNRISD Research and Policy Brief No. 12]