There are continuing concerns over economic and environmental developments in many countries - some of these have intensified due to prolonged global energy, food and financial crises. In this context, “green economy” was proposed as a means for catalysing renewed national policy development and international cooperation and support for sustainable development. However, there is still a lack of clarity around what “green economy policy” encompasses and how it integrates with national and sub-national priorities and objectives relating to economic growth and poverty eradication. This stems from a lack of experience in designing, implementing and reviewing the costs and benefits of green economy policies and measures. The report covers the various dimensions of this study in Karnataka’s context.