International Survey on Eco-Innovation Parks: 168 case studies in 27 countries.

Client

Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)

Project dates

2011–2014

Context and objectives

The Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) published a study on eco-innovation in industrial parks that includes 168 case studies from 27 countries.

Drawn up by Sofies, the report is the most recent overview of the evolution of environmental management in industrial zones around the world.

Outcomes

  • The “International Survey on Eco-Innovation Parks,” which is available in English, French (summary), and German (summary), analyzes the success factors for implementing eco-innovation techniques and lessons to be learned from the best international examples.
  • In addition, recommendations based on eco-innovation are offered to developers and managers of industrial parks and mixed urban-industrial zones.