Economic Development and Environmental Gain
European Environmental Integration and Regional Competitiveness
This volume contains detailed information and assessment of incentives and policy instruments available within Europe to encourage good practice, and of how to achieve environmental gain in regional economic programmes. It describes an appropriate methodology for securing improved environmental benefit and explores the potential for achieving regional environmental competitiveness. There are insights based on wide international comparative experience of programme evaluation.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Ludwig Kraemer, European Commission DG XI * Economic Development and the Environment * Environmental Gain * Environment in the European Union * Inward Investment and Environmental Finance * The European Union Structural Funds * Environmental Integration in Regional Programmes * A Methodology for Realizing Environmental Gain * Towards Regional Environmental Competitiveness * Appendices * References * Index
Keith Clement is an independent environmental policy consultant and Senior Research Associate at the European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.