Government has much to gain from a better utilisation of its citizens’ creativity and innovation potential. With a different philosophy of governance as well as a new mindset, government may effectively improve development towards a cleaner economy.
By combining the mindset of ‘green growth’ with ‘the energetic society’, a new perspective is created on the role of government: one that considers the long term and that creates opportunities for society.
In its Trends Report, ‘The energetic society. In search of a governance philosophy for a clean economy’, the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency describes ways in which such a new philosophy of governance could be formed and how government could fill this new role.
The report from PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency is now available in English.