Related Policies and Projects

Extensive effort has already been made both at the European level and the national level to promote directives, initiatives, programs and projects that are built with the purpose of achieving sustainable society, sustainable consumption and production and resource efficiency.

Policies

Sustainability and Resource Efficiency

Flagship Initiative on resource efficiency 2011
http://ec.europa.eu/resource-efficient-europe
European Sustainable Consumption and Production Policies
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd/escp_en.htm
EU Sustainable Development strategy (EU SDS)
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eussd
Mainstreaming sustainable development into EU policies: 2009 Review of the European Union Strategy for Sustainable Development
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2009:0400:FIN:en:PDF
Action Plan for sustainable consumption and production and sustainable industrial policy (SCP/SIP)
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/sustainable-business/environment-action-plan/index_en.htm
Chemical Product Services in the European Union (CPS)
http://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/eur22213en.pdf
UNIDO’s chemical leasing
http://institute.unido.org/documents/M8S4_EnvironmentalManagement/Chemical_Leasing.pdf

Water

The EU Water Framework Directive
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-framework/index_en.html
A Blueprint to safeguard Europe’s Waters
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/blueprint/index_en.htm

Mobility

Transport Policy White Paper 2011
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/strategies/2011_white_paper_en.htm

Agri-food

Common Agricultural Policy (CAP 2020)
http://cap2020.ieep.eu
The CAP towards 2020: Meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/cap-post-2013/communication/com2010-672_en.pdf

Eco-innovation and ICT

European Environmental Technology Action Plan (ETAP)
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecoap/about-action-plan/etap-previous-action-plan/index_en.htm
PRO INNO Europe®
http://www.proinno-europe.eu
Innovation Union website
http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/index_en.cf
Europe 2020 Flagship Initiative: Innovation Union
http://ec.europa.eu/research/innovation-union/pdf/innovation-union-communication_en.pdf
Digital Agenda for Europe
http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/digital-agenda/index_en.htm
ICT for Sustainable Growth
http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/sustainable_growth/index_en.htm

Other links

Europe 2020
http://ec.europa.eu/europe2020/index_en.htm
European Environment Agency (EEA)
http://www.eea.europa.eu
UNEP website (United Nations Environment Programme)
http://www.unep.org
OECD Environment
http://www.oecd.org/environment
OECD Environmental Outlook to 2030
http://www.oecd.org/environment/environmentalindicatorsmodellingandoutlooks/40200582.pdf

Projects

Sustainability

SCOPE:Sustainable Consumption Policies Effectiveness Evaluation
http://www.seri.de/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=657&Itemid=387
SPREAD: Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 (FP7)
http://www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/project-content/project-activities.html
Sustainability Outlook for Israel 2030
http://kayamut2030.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=178&Itemid=149
DYNAMIX: Decoupling growth from resource use and its environmental impacts
http://dynamix-project.eu
CEICILIA250:  Optimal EU Climate Policy
http://cecilia2050.eu/about/1
DESIRE: Development of a System of Indicators for a Resource Efficient Europe
http://cordis.europa.eu/search/index.cfm?fuseaction=proj.document&PJ_RCN=12990522
ERMITAGE: Enhancing Robustness and Model Integration for The Assessment of Global Environmental Change
http://ermitage.cs.man.ac.uk
FUSIONS: Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising waste prevention Strategies
http://cordis.europa.eu/search/index.cfm?fuseaction=proj.document&PJ_LANG=EN&PJ_RCN=13017284&pid=6&q=B5F7E9976744A449A08806B6556BADAB&type=sim
OPEN:EU: One Planet Economy Network: Europe
http://www.oneplaneteconomynetwork.org
PASHMINA: Paradigm Shifts Modelling and Innovative Approaches
http://www.pashmina-project.eu/
POLFREE:  Policy Options for a Resource Efficient Economy
http://cordis.europa.eu/search/index.cfm?fuseaction=proj.document&PJ_RCN=13010010
MaRess: Material Efficiency and Resource Conservation
http://ressourcen.wupperinst.org
TOSUWAMA: Towards Sustainable Waste Management
http://www.sustainablewaste.info

Water

EPI Water: Evaluating Economic Policy Instruments for Sustainable Water Management in Europe
http://www.feem-project.net/epiwater/

Mobility

OPTIC: Optimal Policies for Transport in Combination
http://optic.toi.no
Prosesc Project: Producer Services for European Sustainability and Competitiveness
http://www.prosesc.org/index.php?id=10
ECOMove: Cooperative Mobility Systems and Services for Energy Efficiency
www.ecomove-project.eu

Agri-food

Agmemod: Agri-food Projections for EU member States
http://www.agmemod.eu/introduction.html

Eco-innovation and ICT Policy

EcoPol: Accelerating Eco-innovation Policies (FP7)
http://www.ecopol-project.eu
ICT Ensure (FP7)
http://ict-ensure.tugraz.at/en/index.php
ARADISO: Visions for Future Internet and ICT
http://www.paradiso-fp7.eu

Policy Indicators

POINT: Policy Influence of Indicators
www.point-eufp7.info

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