This working paper explores the barriers developing countries face in accessing markets for eco-innovation. It outlines the key considerations policy needs to address to overcome these barriers.
This working paper reviews the economic literature on both the creation and transfer of environmental technologies, with an emphasis on how the development of new technologies in leading economies can lead to environmental improvements in developing countries.
This paper focuses on the effects of environmental policy framework conditions on innovation with respect to air and water pollution abatement, and solid waste management.
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This document corroborates data from the 2008 OECD Household Survey on Environmental Attitudes and Behaviour.
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The note was commissioned in the context of the preparation of the OECD Global Forum on Environment focused on eco-innovation, 4-5 November, 2009, Paris.
This book examines the empirical links between public (government) environmental policies and private (firm and facility) environmental management, investments, innovation, and performance, drawing upon a database of over 4,000 manufacturing facilities.
The Conference organised by the Environment Directorate presented the overall results of the OECD Household Survey on Environmental Behaviour and discuss policy implications.
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Speaking at the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Mr. Gurria called on all countries to use the economic crisis as an opportunity to promote ‘green’ growth. Collective action and bold political will, he said, will be necessary to draft environmentally sound stimulus packages, reduce emissions, foster green innovation, and work towards a successful UN Climate Change Conference at the end of the year.
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This report inventories eco-innovation policies in the US. Similar reports are available on selected non-EU OECD members: Australia, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey. They complement national roadmaps developed by EU member states under the Env. Technology Action Plan.