Production & design of a UN Green Economy textbook

Client: UN Environment

United Nations Environment Programme


UNEP approached Altus Impact to put together a green economy publication, bring together contributions from more than 20 authors writing in the economics and green economy.

Altus Impact undertook copy-writing and editing tasks and the full design of the document and its supporting website.


Altus Impact designed a 400 page online book and accommpanying website. The book brought together contributions from more than 20 authors from a range of economics backgrounds. The booklet contained summary definitions, integration of additional resources and easy in-book navigation. The book includes chapters on labour markets, policies, market-based tools, finance and how to achieve a just transition.

The book is published at


The book is designed to increase the reach of policy-ready advice for green economy practionners.  Over the next few months the book will be promoted as a resource to policy makers to help them mainstream green economy concepts into national development plans.

Textbook screen shots