Circular Econonomy in Dutch international cooperation and trade programmes

Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Circular Economy, Energy, Environment Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Tycho Smit How does and can the Dutch international cooperation and trade programs contribute to the shift to circular economy? In the Dutch policy context, there are large ambitions when…

Ex-post evaluation of the implementation of Part IV of the “Trade Pillar” between the EU and and Central America

Client: EC – DG TRADE Implementation period: 2021 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Joris Moerenhout, Lisa Korteweg What are the main environmental impacts of the Association Agreement between the EU and its Member States and Central America? The evaluation study will support the European Commission – DG Trade in…

Mapping contribution to and initiatives for healthy oceans by the Netherlands

Client: NL – Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BuZa) Implementation period: 2020 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Assessing the Dutch public contribution to the healthy oceans debate The Netherlands has a long and rich history of working with the marine environment. The ocean and sea have been closely linked…

Support to the development of guides to a Climate Action and Environment Sustainability Tracking System for the PJ/ETD/AGRUDEV division

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Resource Efficiency Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jeroen Oomkens How will EIB track and monitor its ambition for CA&ES finance by 2025? The European Investment Bank (EIB)’s funding and lending practice could be a bellwether for sustainable investments.…

Support in developing integrated nature area management in the Netherlands

Client: Dutch Ministry of LNV Implementation period: 2020 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Irati Artola, Hans Bolscher, Jeroen Oomkens How to develop an integrated area management approach for the Netherlands? Urbanisation, sustainability, and climate adaptation are major intertwined challenges that the Netherlands faces today. The pressure on…

Strengthening of air quality monitoring, modelling and plans under the Ambient Air Quality Directives

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2020 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Irati Artola How can the air quality monitoring, modelling and plans be further strengthened? The aim of this project is to support the European Commission in the process to strengthen air quality monitoring, modelling and plans.…

Evaluation of EU policy on forest products and deforestation

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Kym Whiteoak, Graeme Nicholls, Andreea Beznea Does the EU policy on forest products and deforestation have it’s effect? Global forests continue to be threatened by deforestation and forest degradation, despite the integral role they play in…

Ecosystem restoration and establishment of green infrastructure to support commitments of the European Green Deal

Client: European Environmental Agency – EEA Implementation period: 2020 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Graeme Nicholls, Lisa Korteweg How can ecosystems be effectively restored throughout Europe? Maintaining functional, healthy ecosystems is imperative for the conservation of biodiversity and the essential ecosystem services that humans depend on. However,…

Ex-post evaluation of the implementation of the Trade Agreement between the EU, Member States, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

Client: EC – DG TRADE Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Ecuador, European Union, Peru Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Joris Moerenhout, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Lisa Korteweg What have been the main environmental impacts of the Trade Agreement between the EU and its Member States and Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador? The evaluation study will…

Project of the EU Social Partners on the Circular Economy

Client: European Trade Union Confederation – ETUC Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Elske Veenstra, Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova, Laura Baroni How will the Circular Economy affect European workers and employers? “The European cross-sectoral social partners (i.e. the European Trade Union Confederation – ETUC on the workers’…

Cir©Lean: European Network of Businesses and SMEs for Industrial Symbiosis

Client: EC – DG Grow Implementation period: 2019 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency Experts:  Matthew Smith, Irati Artola, Marwa Mahmoud, Hans Bolscher, Liliana Guevara Opinska Supporting the EU to create a network and tools to grow Industrial Symbiosis Earlier work by Trinomics et al established that whilst there are a number of…

Public financial contribution to international biodiversity of the Netherlands

Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Vineta Goba, Tessa Zell Efforts of the Netherlands to scale-up international biodiversity finance The world is witnessing a steady loss of biodiversity, which has profound consequences for human well-being.…