On behalf of the Regional Development Committee (REGI) of European Parliament the project consortium consisting of ÖIR, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Ecologic Institute Berlin conducted a study on successful regional transformation towards climate-neutral future in the EU. The project aimed at bringing together the requirements for regional climate neutrality based on environmental sciences and the context of the EU targets and policies.

Analysed case studies, © ÖIR/WU/Ecologic Institute

Based on the analysis of six regional examples across the EU, the key drivers, conditions and instruments for a successful transformation towards a climate neutral future were identified. The project resulted in the formulation of specified policy recommendations for EU decision-makers in the field of supporting the EU regions in achieving the goals of climate neutrality.



Period: 2021
 - 2022
Client: European Parliament, Directorate B Structural and Cohesion Policy

Partner: Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Managing Sustainability; Ecologic Institute

Methods: Case studies, Regional analysis, Triangulation and synthesis, SWOT-Analysis, Workshop

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