The thirteenth edition of the GreenItaly Report has been presented, over 531 thousand companies have decided to invest in green technologies and products in the five-year period 2017-2021 (with an increase of 51% compared to the previous survey period, 2014-2018)
Over 531 thousand companies have decided to invest in green technologies and products in the five-year period 2017-2021 (with an increase of 51% compared to the previous survey period, 2014-2018): 40.6% of companies in industry, a value that rises to 42.5% in manufacturing. Eco-investing companies they are more dynamic on foreign markets compared to those that do not invest (35% of the former expect an increase in exports in 2022 against a smaller 26% of those that have not invested); percentage increase the turnover more (49% vs 39%) and hiring (23% vs 16%).
These are the data of the thirteenth edition of the GreenItaly Report, created by the Symbola Foundation and Unioncamere, with the collaboration of the Tagliacarne Study Center. Conai, Novamont, Ecopneus collaborated on the report; many organizations and over 40 experts.
GreenItaly was presented by Ermete Realacci, president of the Symbola Foundation; Andrea Prete, president of Unioncamere; Giuseppe Tripoli, general secretary of Unioncamere.
“There is an Italy that can be a protagonist with Europe at COP27 in Egypt: it makes the green transition an opportunity to strengthen the economy and society and already involves 2 out of 5 manufacturing companies – declares the president of the Foundation Symbola, Ermete Realacci – Accelerating renewables and energy efficiency to replace fossil fuels as well as tackling the climate crisis makes us freer and helps peace. An Italy already exists today that makes Italy ready for the challenge of the climate crisis: in the GreenItaly 2022 report we see an acceleration towards a more human-friendly economy that focuses on sustainability, innovation, communities and territories. We are, for example, a European superpower of the circular economy and this makes us more competitive and capable of the future ”.
“In the year of post-pandemic recovery, in 2021, the share of eco-investing companies increased, relaunching the country’s green transition process. In fact, it has gone from a share of 21.4% in 2020, the year in which green investments had nevertheless held up, to one of 24.3% ”, underlines the president of Unioncamere, Andrea Prete.