Archive 2013:

Nordic prime ministers call for more green funding

The Nordic countries have traditionally been able to combine strong economic growth with strict environmental policies. Now, the Nordic Prime Ministers want to boost green growth in the region by co-ordinating and improving funding opportunities for green investments and companies.

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Public procurement to spur green innovation

The Nordic Prime Ministers have identified green public procurement (GPP) as one of eight key means of encouraging green growth. Public procurement of goods and services in the region amounts to 16-20% of GDP – a figure that clearly demonstrates the strategic value of GPP for ensuring a Nordic lead in green growth.

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