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No net zero without SMEs

Exploring the key issues for greening SMEs and green entrepreneurship

SMEs and entrepreneurs are of critical importance for reaching climate objectives. They have a significant environmental footprint on aggregate, but also make important contributions to reaching net zero through their innovations and greening efforts. This paper discusses the importance of taking entrepreneurs and SMEs into account in climate and environmental policies. It analyses the drivers and barriers of green entrepreneurship and the greening of SMEs, and discusses policy options to support these objectives.

Published on November 05, 2021

In series:OECD SME and Entrepreneurship Papersview more titles