The effect of the circular economy on the labour market in Europe

Client: EC - DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jurgen Vermeulen, Katarina Svatikova Will the circular economy create or destroy jobs? The transition towards a circular economy has been set in motion. National policy frameworks are being developed and the European Union adopted the…

The environmental impact of the collaborative economy in Europe

Client: EC - DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Jurgen Vermeulen, Katarina Svatikova, Laura Baroni Is sharing economy good for the environment? The emergence of the collaborative economy or sharing economy is a fascinating new trend. Emerging disruptive business models (e.g. Airbnb, Uber…

CarbonNext: next generation of carbon for industry

Client: European Commission – DG RTD Implementation period: 2016 - 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Energy, Environment, Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jessica Yearwood Responding to Europe's two carbon challenges Europe faces two carbon challenges: it needs to curb carbon emissions to mitigate climate change, and at…

Update of selected chapters of the EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2016 - 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler How can the methodology to report on annual emissions caused by solvents and non-ferrous metals be improved? The project aims to gather the latest available information on emission inventory methodologies with regard to solvents and…

European Water Legislation: Cost of Non-Europe Report

Client: European Parliament Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams If existing EU water-related legislation were to be fully implemented, and all water bodies to achieve a ‘good’ status ranking, the combined annual benefits could be at least 2.8 billion Euro. The European Parliament has repeatedly…

Green Skills and Jobs in Developed Countries

Client: Agence de l'environnement et de la maîtrise de l'énergie (ADEME) Implementation period: 2015 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood, Irati Artola, How can green skills and jobs in developed countries be supported, to enable a transition to a sustainable economy? The discourse on green jobs and…

Green Infrastructure and Flood Management

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Germany, France, Poland, Belgium Theme:  Environment, Climate Change Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Jurgen Vermeulen, Will Green Infrastructure (GI) be able to protect us from flooding? The project focused on the potential for implementing GI in European…

Assisting the EIB in the assessment and improvement of the access-to-finance conditions for investments in Bio-based industries and in the Blue economy

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2015 - 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola What is the need and potential for a dedicated risk finance instrument at EU level to sustain investments for mature projects in Bio-based industries and in the Blue economy? This study led by…

Facilitating green skills and jobs in developing countries: Issues, stocktaking and recommendations

Client: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood, Koen Rademaekers How to facilitate the transition to a sustainable economy in developing countries by promoting green jobs & skills ? The study aimed to provide a knowledge base regarding the role of green jobs and skills in…