Growing Green Business Investments in Asia and the Pacific: Trends and Opportunities

Publication | December 2020

This paper discusses the opportunities and challenges for green businesses in Asia and the Pacific. It also identifies the market motivations, regulatory and nonregulatory mechanisms, and implications for companies.

The imperative for green businesses is growing in the region. In many Asian countries, governments are introducing policies, regulations, initiatives and other solutions to mainstream sustainable approaches to consumption and production. However, there are still many challenges to scale up these measures in the region.


  • Introduction
  • Conceptual Framework
  • Green Business Trends in Asia
  • Market-Based Motivations for Green Business
  • Regulatory Pressures to Induce Green Businesses
  • Non-regulatory Pressures to Induce Green Business
  • Innovation to Promote Green Business Deelopment
  • Performance Outcomes of Greening Businesses

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Promoting climate resilient development
  • Environment
  • Environmental policy and legislation
  • Eco-efficiency
  • 66
  • 8.5 x 11
  • WPS200357-2

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