Pure Advantage ‘Green Growth’ report in the news

A report launched today by the business initiative Pure Advantage lays out a number of opportunities to boost New Zealand’s economy through ‘green growth’.

Produced by London-based consultancy Vivid Economics in conjunction with the University of Auckland, the report outlines a number of  opportunities for industry and government build a better economy through environmentally conscious and sustainable actions.

You can read the full report on the Pure Advantage website, and find extensive commentary from independent experts, collected by the SMC,  here.

Media coverage of the report (updated) and reaction to it’s recommendations, includes:

New Zealand Herald: Editorial: Green growth potential not to be wasted

Business Day (and other Fairfax papers): Green R&D failure is economic treason

Otago Daily Times: Huge potential in green growth: report

Stuff.co.nz (and other Fairfax papers): Research urged for ‘green growth’

Yahoo News: Green growth opportunities for NZ

New Zealand Herald: NZ’s key green growth areas outlined

MSN NZ: Green report must be heeded: opposition

National Business Review: Huge NZ bio-fuels opportunity from forestry

New Zealand Herald: NZ placed to reap rewards in an eco-conscious world

Unlimited: NZ needs trade with nations investing in ‘green’: report

 In the political sphere, the report has been welcomed by the major parties, with National, Labour and the Greens backing the recommendations to varying degrees.