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Growth and Innovation

The Growth and Innovation research group explores the potential for green growth and its many benefits in terms of cleaner, more efficient economies.

Clean growth is the only realistic pathway to meeting the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, with bold and transformative steps needed to move the global economy onto a sustainable path.

Researchers from this group explore the role of green innovation and the dynamic cycle of investment and growth it could unleash in the context of cities, energy technologies and integrated assessment models. They look back in history to see what we can learn from previous energy transitions and economic transformations.

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Good for the environment, good for business: Foreign acquisitions and energy intensity

Good for the environment, good for business: Foreign acquisitions and energy intensity

The authors of this article argue that foreign direct investment can serve as a channel for the international transfer of environmentally friendly technologies and practices, thus directly contributing not only to economic growth but also to environmental progress. read more »