Transitioning towards a green economy -one that focuses on reducing
environmental risks and resource scarcities, while also improving well-being- has
been put forward as one possible path towards sustainable development. While
the potential advantages of pursuing a green development path are clear, moving
forward on the green agenda requires guaranteed support for emerging businesses
and industries. Consequently, the policy agenda will have to be tailored to these
new green business areas. This study assesses various green businesses and their
potential suitability for the small island State of Barbados.