The struggle for coherence and policy integration is going into its fourth decade. Meanwhile, the overall framework conditions of policy-making have considerably changed: Processes of economic and political globalization have deepened, new forms of governance have emerged and new actors have entered the stage, such as International Organizations or transnational advocacy-networks. The result is a significant increase of the complexity of policy-making.
Co-ordination Action for Innovation in Life-Cycle Analysis for Sustainability (CALCAS)
Sep 01, 2006 — Feb 28, 2009
Project partners: Ente Nazionale per le Nuove Tecnologie, l’Energia e l’Ambiente (ENEA); Institute of environmental sciences, Leiden University (CML); Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL); Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy (WI); Division of Technology, Industry and Economics - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Institute for Environment and Sustainability (JRC IES); School of Chemical Engineering Analytical Science – University of Manchester (UNIMAN); ARMINES; Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon (IST); European Science Foundation (ESF); CRYSTAL FARADAY (CRYSTAL); Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung gGmbH, (IÖW)
Creating Sustainable Growth in Europe. Resource Productivity, Environmental Tax Reform and Sustainable Growth in Europe
General project coordinator: Prof. Paul Ekins, Professor of Energy and Environment Policy, Department of Geography, King's College London
Jul 01, 2006 — Sep 30, 2009
Project partners: Paul Ekins, Professor of Energy and Environment Policy, Department of Geography, King's College London Bernd Meyer, Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftliche Strukturforschung, University Osnabrück Terry Barker, Cambridge Econometrics, Cambridge University Stefan Giljum, Stefan Speck, Sustainable Europe Research Institute, Vienna Petr Sauer, University of Economics, Prague
Comparative Analysis of Industrial Policy Measures
Nov 15, 2007 — Apr 15, 2008
Project partners: Adelphi Research
Development of Recommendations for the Use of Economic Instruments in Order to Icrease Ressource Efficiency in Germany and the EU
Apr 01, 2013 — May 30, 2015
In light of the increasing scarcity of resources and the resulting consequences the need to improve resource efficiency and to reduce resource consumption grows. So far, regulatory instruments are the main means to control resource consumption. Economic instruments are being used only in the areas ...
Green Jobs in Asia – Potentials and Prospects
Jan 01, 2012 — Mar 31, 2012
Environmental catastrophes and forecasts of climate change implications illustrate the risks that are evoked by resource-intensive and environmentally harmful economic models. This is why a transition towards “green growth” is increasingly called for. Environmental technologies are being seen ...
Green Jobs: Employment Effects of a Green Economy
May 01, 2013 — Sep 30, 2013
The transition to a Green Economy is linked to hopes for the generation of additional Green Jobs. Existing empirical evidence on possible employment effects of a Green Economy, in particular in developing countries, is still limited, however. Existing studies are focused on projecting future ...
Innovation Potentials in Eco-friendly Public Procurement
Oct 01, 2008 — Sep 30, 2009
Project partners: Adelphi Research
Oct 01, 2010 — Sep 30, 2013
Projektpartner: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW), Fraunhofer-Institut für System- und Innovationsforschung (ISI)
Resource Policy - PolRess
Jan 15, 2012 — May 31, 2015
Project partners: Ecologic; European School of Governance (EuSG); Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftliche Strukturforschung (GWS); Institut für Ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung (IÖW); Öko-Institut; Wuppertal-Institut
Rio World Summit on Sustainable Development 2012 - Governance for a Green Economy
Jul 01, 2011 — Sep 30, 2011
In the light of the upcoming Rio 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), the study explores the stances of European civil society actors on issues related to the Green Economy as part of Sustainable Development. For that purpose, the study discusses the most important streams of ...