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This paper was developed at the request of the OECD Working Party of the Investment Committee to document efforts to date to define and measure green FDI and to investigate the practicability of various possible definitions, as well as to identify investment policy restrictions to green FDI. It does so by reviewing the literature and existing work on the contributions of FDI to the environment; by providing a two-part definition of green FDI; and by discussing various assumptions necessary to estimate the magnitude of 'green' FDI.


environmental goods and services, green FDI, FDI measurement, foreign investment, technology transfer, international investment, green growth


This work is freely available courtesy of OECD Publishing and was originally published the OECD iLibrary as DOI 10.1787/5kg58j1cvcvk-en.

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