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The Practical Guide to the

GREEN ECONOMY

How to Grow the Everyone Economy in a Green Future

The green economy is the future economy.

For Northeast Ohio, and regions like it, the move toward a greener economy marks a transition from an era of scarcity to one of potential abundance. It marks the emergence of a new set of industries for regions to compete over. It also marks a fundamental shift in what it means for a firm or a region to be competitive.

 

The Practical Guide to the Green Economy demystifies the transition to a green economy. The guide is designed for leaders in economic development and related disciplines who are working to grow a better tomorrow—one in which good jobs and rising incomes are within reach of all Northeast Ohioans.

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Optimism Revolution

A green economy will favor places—like Northeast Ohio—that make things. However, this transition risks surrendering to habitual momentum of the past.

The Green Economy is the Future Economy

For Northeast Ohio, and regions like it, the move toward a greener economy marks a transition from an era of scarcity to one of potential abundance.

Green Economy FAQs

There is no universally accepted definition of the green economy— indeed, it is a highly contested concept!

Greening Job Hubs

A place-based, green economy strategy offers the potential to reverse current trends of industrial sprawl and leads outcomes that are good for people, businesses and public sector balance sheets.

Future-Proofing Businesses

Global demand is rapidly shifting toward climate-friendly products and processes.

Maximizing Community Benefit

Efficiency upgrades and behind-the-meter energy are set to become more and more attractive for homeowners, nonprofits, governments, and businesses.

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