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Green finance in the building and building construction sectors


As a prologue for the further studies for urban ecological transition, this working paper examines the essential elements in green finance, bringing forward insights to help understand the possible research questions on the green investment in buildings and building construction sectors. To begin, it explains why green finance has become a popular topic and why and how the building and building construction sectors have significant imparts, both positive and negative, on the ecological transition to a low-carbon society. To provide a better understanding on this topic, this paper then gives a current overview of green finance development as well as the related discussions on sustainable development since the 1990s. It also presents the most employed finance instruments for green finance. The final part presents the tendency of green finance in France, separating in three different actors’ participations, namely, government, businesses, and citizens. The conclusion provides some reflections on existing literature and identifies several important issues on green finance inbuilding and building construction for future research.
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hal-04106555 , version 1 (25-05-2023)


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Wei-Ting Chao. Green finance in the building and building construction sectors. 2023. ⟨hal-04106555⟩
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