Integrating Green Growth in Regional Development Strategies

This is the final report published as part of the project "Regional Strategies for Green Growth and Innovation". Nordregio Report 2012:6.

This is the final publication of the project Regional Strategies for Green Growth and Innovation commissioned by the Nordic Working Group for Third Generation Regional Policy. This report synthesises the work carried out within the framework of the project which comprise the working papers Scoping Green Growth and Innovation in Nordic regions, and Green Growth and Innovation in Nordic Regions: Case Studies. This report comprises an identification of key concepts; a quantitative mapping exercise of green growth in Nordic regions; two case studies of respectively an urban and rural region which have both targeted public development initiatives within the area of green growth; and finally policy implications for green growth in post-2013 regional development strategies and suggestions for further research.