Green growth for jobs and prosperity in the EU : report of the European Commission expert group “R&I policy framework for green growth & jobs”
The independent expert group on the “R&I policy framework for green growth and jobs” was established by the European Commission for engaging in a forward looking reflection contributing to define the reference policy framework for green research and innovation. The report presents the notion of a global transition towards an environmentally sustainable future which is more adequate and profitable to the European peculiarities. Such “green trajectory” includes but goes beyond the traditional green sectors and European policymakers are invited to align policies to favour it. This would allow... the EU to take a leading pioneering position and competitive advantages from that tilted playing field. This transition built on green research and innovation will positively impact new job creation by enticing companies to locate in Europe new high growth activities.