- Many countries are mainstreaming green growth in order to revive their economies after the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The World Health Organization recommends green recoveries include protecting nature, promoting clean energy and investment in healthy cities.
- McKinsey says economic recovery from COVID-19 should prioritize job creation and meeting climate change targets.
A green recovery in the region is key to ensuring a sustainable return to growth and development after COVID-19. Examples from many countries show how climate change mitigation and other environmental measures are being prioritized to help build back better.