Evaluation of the climate benefits of the use of harvested wood products in the construction sector

Client: EC – DG CLIMA Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Joris Moerenhout How to incentivise the usage of wood in construction as a carbon sink – while ensuring that its harvest is sustainable? Using wood timber or engineered wood as construction materials can lead to…

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’…

Limits of Recycling 2020

Client: European Environment Agency Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Rob Williams, Graeme Nicholls, Andreea Beznea, Irati Artola How high can recycling targets fly? In light of increasing recycling targets and the drive for a more circular economy in Europe, the aim of the contract was to identify and…

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.…

Evaluation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls, Vineta Goba, Lisa Korteweg How well is EU policy tackling biodiversity loss? This project will evaluate the progress made by the EU and its…

Analysis and communication of progress on Resource Efficiency and Green Economy

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Environment Policy, Resource Efficiency Topic: Green Growth, Green Skills & Jobs Experts:  Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Tycho Smit Does the Green economy contribute to the protection of the Environment in the EU? The European Union has a wide variety of Environment policies,…