WP4 focuses on the environmental impact of GVC. More in details, it studies how political instability, trade protectionism, and the pandemic have accelerated new trends in international trade and global value chains reconfiguration. These evolutions impact the environment at several levels, depending on economies’ production specialization and technology adoption. The general objectives of WP4 is the quantification and evaluation of these environmental impacts, in terms of changes in carbon emissions, circular production, and transfers of sustainable business practices from multinational companies.
Lead Partner: UCLM
Starting/End date: May 2023 September 2024