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Urban green growth-myth or reality?
Linköping University, Department of Management and Engineering, Environmental Technology and Management. Linköping University, Faculty of Science & Engineering.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7131-7353
2015 (English)In: URBACT II New Urban Economies : How can cities foster economic development and develop ‘new urban economies’ / [ed] Willem van Winden, Luis Carvalho, Saint-Denis, France: URBACT II Programme , 2015, 35-38 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

‘To create the most resource-efficient region in the world’. This is the vision of Tekniska verken, the municipalityowned infrastructural company in Linköping, Sweden. It reflects the city’ s long-standing ambitions to be a ‘forerunner in climate and environmental initiatives’ and to support ‘business-driven’ environmental development, actively stimulating the development of a green economic sector. Linköping and the surrounding county of Östergötland are here used for discussing the development of the green economy in cities and regions.

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Saint-Denis, France: URBACT II Programme , 2015. 35-38 p.
Keyword [en]
Green growth, urban transformation, economic transitions
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-123212OAI: diva2:877665

This publication is part of a bigger capitalisation initiative set by the URBACT programme for 2014–2015 with the objective to present to Europe’ s cities existing urban knowledge and good practices.

Available from: 2015-12-07 Created: 2015-12-07 Last updated: 2015-12-16Bibliographically approved

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