The social impact of transitioning to a low carbon economy
Little Blue Research developed case studies showing the social impact of moving to a low carbon economy for areas of heavy industry supporting a wider research team. The focus of the work was the social impact on those who lose work due to the move towards low carbon industries and how this process is managed. This was part of a project funded by the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.
Agulhas required support to research the social impact of moving to a low carbon economy for an investment fund. They wanted to identify common themes in managing industrial transition and to understand recommendations on how to achieve a just transition to a low carbon economy.
Identifying common themes in managing industrial transition.
Identifying available data on industrial transition that tracks the impact of transition on the work force and communities, and how this may apply in the case of moving to low carbon.
Report show casing examples of successful industrial transitions in terms of their management relating to social impact.