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Sustainable Urban Transformation and the Green Urban Economy

  • Kes McCormick
  • Lena Neij
  • Stefan Anderberg
  • Richard Simpson
  • Monika Zimmermann
Publishing year: 2012
Language: English
Publication/Series: The Economy of Green Cities: A World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy
Document type: Book chapter
Publisher: Springer

Abstract english

This chapter explores the connections between the concepts of sustainable urban transformation and the green urban economy, proposes a framework for understanding how these concepts “fit” together, and makes some practical suggestions for local governments (and national and international policy).


  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
  • Sustainable urban transformation
  • Green urban economy
  • Sustainable development
  • Green economy


Kes McCormick
E-mail: kes [dot] mccormick [at] iiiee [dot] lu [dot] se

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