A green economy must be fair and inclusive, and be defined by multiple governing actors. Investment is not neutral, and innovation can be directed towards big societal challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation. Markets can be shaped in a green direction, towards inclusive economic growth which is also sustainable.
Greater Manchester Mission-Oriented Environment Plan
IIPP worked closely with Greater Manchester Combined Authority to develop the mission roadmap for the city-region’s Five Year Environmental Plan, to meet the Mayor’s ambitious target of becoming a carbon-neutral city-region by 2038. This work forms part of Manchester’s Local Industrial Strategy, as a ‘trailblazer’ region in the UK.
Greening central banks
- Watch Professor Mazzucato’s interview with The Banker, “China under Trump: the green innovation race” (23/1/2017)
- Mariana Mazzucato and Gregor Semieniuk (2017), “Financing Renewable Energy: Who Is Financing What and Why It Matters”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, in press.
For more information on our work on IIPP's work around Sustainable Development Goals, please contact Martha McPherson, Head of Green Economy and Sustainable Growth at IIPP: