GLOBE EU event on Resource Efficiency Indicators

Good turnout for the GLOBE EU event on Resource Efficiency Indicators on November 18 with presentations by Janez Potočnik, former EU Environment Commissioner and presently co-chair of the UNEP International Resource Panel, François Wakenhut, European Commission, and Vasileios Rizos from CEPS. Resource Efficiency Indicators are an important tool to measure resource productivity and, in turn, help society progress towards a circular economy.

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Presentation Potočnik

Presentation Wakenhut

Presentation Rizos


Joint Club of Rome / GLOBE EU event

GLOBE EU was pleased to co-host an event by the Club of Rome on October 20 where Anders Wijkman, co-president of the Club of Rome and former president of GLOBE EU, presented his recent report on the social benefits that a transformation from a linear to a circular economy would bring.


Mobilizing private assets to finance a resilient low-carbon and resource-efficient Europe

Europe needs investments to finance the transition to an environmentally sustainable economic path of growth decoupled from the use of resources. This is not only sensible environmental policy but shrewd economic policy; short-term costs of adopting decarbonizing and resource-efficient solutions are outweighed by long-term benefits to healthier air, improved ecosystem services, industrial efficiency and jobs.

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