Green economy study

Environmental protection brings opportunities for job creation and economic growth. This report assesses its potential and considers the role government can play.

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Book cover for the report showing a seedling in a lightbulb.


  • The green economy has been identified as a rapidly growing sector in Sydney and NSW, generating both economic and environmental benefits.
  • The green economy study defines the green economy and green jobs in a Sydney context. It measures the value of the green economy and the number of green jobs in the City of Sydney local area. Future growth opportunities are explored and our role in supporting this emerging sector is discussed.
  • The study was conducted to support the preparation of Sustainable Sydney 2050 and the renewal of our economic development strategy.
Building a strong green and circular economy for SydneyPDF · 3.35 MB · Last modified