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April 2012

23.04.2012 – ZEW (eje)

Baden-Württemberg Sustainability Days 2012: Students Visit ZEW

Qualification phase-students from Schwetzingen Business Secondary School (Wirtschaftsgymnasium Schwetzingen) visited the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim in the context of the Baden-Württemberg Sustainability Days. On Friday, April 20, researchers from the ZEW Research Department "Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management" informed the students and their economic geography teachers about the connections between economics and sustainable climate protection. read more

February 2012

15.02.2012 – ZEW (kre/kbo)

"Green" Innovations Favour New Employment

Companies that have introduced eco-friendly process innovations registered an up to five per cent larger growth in employment than companies that have introduced non-eco-related process innovations. Especially strong stimuli resulted from "green" innovations that lead to reductions in the consumption of material and energy. These are the findings of a recent study conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim in cooperation with Prof. Jens Horbach from the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg. The study analyses the impact of eco-innovations on the employment behaviour of approximately 2,100 companies in Germany between 2006 and 2008. read more


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