- Submitted by: Ireland
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Ireland
- Date of completion: 2008
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Building Ireland's Smart Economy - A Framework for Sustainable Economic Renewal
Description/achievement of initiativeThe Action Areas and Points within this Framework are a combination of existing policies on which the Government will build and new actions that will drive the restructuring of the economy.
Source: UNCSD Secretariat (2010) Questionnaire for the Member States on Experiences, Success Factors, Risks and Challenges with Regard to Objective and Themes of UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD)
The Framework for Sustainable Economic Renewal sets out the Government's vision for the next phase of Ireland's economic development, which is predicated on successfully addressing the severe economic situation we face, restoring stability to the public finances, and beginning the process of restoring competitiveness. Building on the significant strengths of the economy, which provide strong foundations for future export-led economic growth, this document sets out an ambitious set of actions to develop Ireland's Smart Economy.