Cohesion Policy and Sustainable Development. Role of non-Cohesion Policy Instruments, Supporting Paper 3

The purpose of this report is to understand the role that non-Cohesion Policy instruments can make in support of both Cohesion Policy objectives and environmental objectives.

The report presents the thematic reviews of non-investment policy instruments that could be appropriate to support Cohesion Policy funds to encourage transition to a more environmentally sustainable economy, including those instruments that integrate environmental objectives into broader economic measures. It also assesses whether existing investments (particularly those that are leading to win-wins) are leading to the crowding out of potential private investment.