Transforming the economy

In this part of the Scoreboard, indicators relevant to the economy are presented. These reflect a variety of different elements. One is the management of waste, being relevant to ‘closing the loop' in a circular economy. Another section deals with research and innovation with environmental objectives or outcomes. The allocation of resource to innovation of this type as well as its outputs are assessed, as indicators of potential growth in the green economy. The indicators within the section titled ‘Getting the prices right' are concerned with the shift in taxation to tax bases with a negative environmental consequence, as a way of directing movement away from these activities.

The different thematic areas are:

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