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Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia

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Lund University
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Free of charge
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English

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How can humans live a good life on one planet with over seven billion people?

This course will explore greening the economy on four levels – individual, business, city, and nation. This course will look at the relationships between these levels and give many practical examples of the complexities and solutions across the levels.

Scandinavia, a pioneering place advancing sustainability and combating climate change, is a unique starting point for learning about greening the economy. Lesson will be taken from many initiatives attempted in Scandinavia since the 1970s, which are all potentially helpful and useful for other countries and contexts. The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University is an international centre of excellence on strategies for sustainable solutions. The IIIEE is ideally suited to understand and explain the interdisciplinary issues in green economies utilising the diverse disciplinary backgrounds of its international staff. The IIIEE has been researching and teaching on sustainability and greener economies since the 1990s and it has extensive international networks connecting with a variety of organizations.

Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia