Financial Instruments for Industrial Resource Efficiency

Client: The World Bank/International Finance Corporation Implementation period: 2014 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage:  Theme:  Environment, Energy Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency, Energy Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Rob Williams Promoting resource and energy efficiency through financial instruments – Jordan case study The objective of the project (led by AMEC) was to develop an approach and toolkit on…

Supporting the Impact Assessment of the Communication on Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector

Client: DG Environment - European Commission Implementation period: 2012 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Assessing the impacts of an EU voluntary and mandatory framework for the assessment of the environmental performance of buildings The study (led by Copenhagen Resource Institute) supported the Commission in its Impact…

Nowcasting and Target Setting of Resource Efficiency Indicators

Client: EC- DG Environment Implementation period: 2011 - 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova Nowcasting and early estimates of resource efficiency indicators Nowcasting involves using more recent data as a proxy, trend extrapolation and other techniques to produce estimates (nowcasts) of indicators from their last official…

Mapping resource prices, the past and the future

Client: EC- DG Environment Implementation period: 2011 - 2012 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Katarina Svatikova What were the past price trends of major resources and how will their prices evolve by 2020? The study examined real price changes in over 20 resources over the last 50 years and…

Assessing the Implications of Climate Change Adaptation on Employment in the EU

Client: EC- DG Climate Implementation period: 2013 - 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Environmental Policy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Jessica Yearwood How many jobs will be lost in the EU as a consequence of climate change? The objective of this project was to fill out…

Fiscal instruments to stimulate a more circular economy

Client: Environment and Forestry Directorate of the Scottish government Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage:  Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Rob Williams How can fiscal instruments stimulate the circular economy in Scotland? The purpose of this project was to examine the role of fiscal instruments in maximising the duration for which materials…

Compilation of ‘transport success stories’ to reduce health and environmental impacts

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2015 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Denmark, Lithuania, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, Austria, Netherlands, France, Spain Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan What success stories exist for reducing the health and environmental impacts of transport in Europe? This study compiled cases of actions that can reduce…

A new Research & Innovation agenda on Climate change, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

Client: DG RTD - European Commission Implementation period: 2013 - 2017 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy||Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola, Stephan Slingerland, Tycho Smit How can the EU become a research and innovation leader in the fields of climate, resource efficiency and raw materials? Trinomics is…

Technological innovations and financial instruments for a circular economy

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment Implementation period: 2015 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy & Resource Efficiency Experts:  Stephan Slingerland, Katarina Svatikova, Koen Rademaekers How can innovations for the circular economy in The Netherlands be promoted? The Dutch policy program “From waste to resource” aims to develop a circular economy. An…

Public-Private Partnerships and Inclusive Green Growth

Client: Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency Implementation period: 2014 - 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Green Growth, Green Skills & Jobs Experts:  Elske Veenstra, Stephan Slingerland Can Public-Private Partnerships contribute to Inclusive Green Growth Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) have become increasingly popular in government policy. The expectation is that PPPs will enhance the efficiency of public good provisioning,…