Green Economy in the BRICS

 

Volume 4, Issue 2, Number 2, Pages 30-40, Published Online April 20, 2016

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Author(s):

Atefeh Alahverdi and Zohreh Poorhatami

ABSTRACT:

Green economy is considered as the key of sustainable development. In other words, implementing sustainable development is based on attending to green economy. Accordingly, it not only causes the reduction in poverty, the increase in public welfare, health care and the implement of social justice, but also controls governmental performance. This study has aimed to investigate green economy in BRICS countries and library method has been used. Results from the study showed that many new economies including BRICS countries have recognized needs to change to green development strategies but they lack implementing mechanisms including educational actions to promote green economy skills. Changing to green economy has remained week due to inefficient political structure, lack of organizational support and implementing strategies in some countries.

KEYWORDS:

Green Economy, sustainable development, BRICS.

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