P4G launch in New York on September 20th 2017. From left to right: Ms. Nguyen Phuong Nga, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of mission to UN, Vietnam; Ms. Koki Muli Grignon, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative, Kenya; Mr. Miguel Ruiz-Cabañas, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the Organization of American States, Mexico; Mr. Tomas Gass, Assistant UN Secretary-General; Ms. Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea; Mr. Esben Lunde Larsen, Minister for Environment and Food, Denmark; Ms. Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile; Mr. Luis Fernando Mejia, Director General of the National Department of Planning, Columbia; Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark; Mr. Andrew Steer, President and CEO of World Resources Institute; Mr. Bob Collymore, CEO, Safaricom; Ms. Ulla Tørnæs, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark; Ms. Amy Jadesimi, CEO, LADOL; Rachel Kyte, CEO, Sustainable Energy for All.
P4G is an action oriented global green growth engine that powers breakthrough partnerships with government, business and community leaders to speed up the UN Sustainable Development Goals and fulfil the commitments of the Paris Agreement of 2015. P4G will accelerate impact through innovative, cross-sector, public-private partnerships among leaders across national borders to inspire, share knowledge and implement solutions at scale.
P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 – is an initiative that creates a space with breakthrough partnerships for businesses, national and city leaders, financiers, and community advocates to join forces in the development and deployment of powerful cross-sector ideas that accelerate progress.
P4G will focus on the following areas to maximize green growth: Energy, water, land-use, food, sustainable cities, and a circular economy.
Frontrunner countries including Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico and Vietnam, have taken the lead to gather an alliance of nations, private companies and international organisations with a shared commitment to deliver on green growth and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Through an inclusive approach, the alliance will engage actively across borders and sectors to create a global economy that works for all of us.
P4G is built on three core elements: