Cross-sectoral financing

The information in this section covers several sectors of the green economy.


Tools and methodologies

  • Study on green financing in CEE and Ukraine (Regional Environmental Center, 2014). The objective of the study was to provide a comprehensive picture of the state of play in the region and to come up with recommendations for improvement that could be of use to the European Commission, national governments and financers.
  • Environmental Policy Toolkit for Greening SMEs in the EU Eastern Partnership Countries (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD] Green Growth Studies, 2015). This manual was developed to support governments in the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries to design and implement instruments to promote environmental compliance and green business practices among SMEs using existing good practices in EU and other OECD countries.
  • Environmental Lending in EU Eastern Partnership countries (EaP GREEN Partnership for Environment and Growth, 2014). This report provides an overview of the main environment-related credit lines extended by IFIs/donors/financing institutions and disbursed through local commercial banks in the EU’s Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.
  • Green Growth and Environmental Governance in Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (OECD Green Growth Papers, 2012). This report takes stock of the latest developments in overall economic and social conditions in EECCA countries, market signals and environmental governance arrangements that may facilitate the shift towards green growth, and discusses possible barriers and measures to overcome them.
  • Green Growth in Practice: Lessons from Country Experiences (Green Growth Best Practice Initiative, 2014). These guidelines provide a comprehensive global assessment of good practices and lessons learned in green growth planning, analysis and implementation. The document contains sections on mobilising investments, public-private collaboration and prioritising options and pathways.


  • Journey to a Cleaner Future – Investing in People and Institutions than Make Laws Work

Information platforms

Case studies