New inequality data and metrics reveal inequities of income, wealth, gender, education, health and environmental protection - highlighting the need to go Beyond GDP.
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- circular economy,
- resource economics,
- market-based instruments,
- beyond GDP,
- marine litter,
- health & well-being
Jean-Pierre joined IEEP as a Policy Analyst in spring 2015 following an internship with the Environmental Economics Programme in Brussels. In 2014 he completed a master in Berlin in European Politics focusing on environmental policy and sustainability. Previously he studied Geography at Worcester College, Oxford. Whilst completing his masters he worked at the German office of Climate-KIC supporting their climate innovation team. At IEEP Jean-Pierre has contributed to projects focusing on the economic aspects of environmental policy. He is currently working on development indicators, environmental fiscal reform and the multiple benefits of biodiversity.
This briefing provides an overview of key issues at stake in the meeting and progress made on the implementation of SDGs by the EU and globally in the run up to the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) to be held at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York 16 - 18 July 2018. It has been produced to support to the European Parliament delegation prior to the Forum.
In line with the theme of this year’s World Environment Day “Beat Plastic Pollution”, IEEP has produced a briefing under the iSQAPER project to shed light on the issue of plastic and microplastic pollution in soils, the sources and implications as well as policies to address the associated challenges.
The transition to a circular economy demands new tools and metrics. IEEP examines a range of methodologies including those recently adopted by the European Commission and China.
The final report of an IEEP-led study for the Pacific Community entitled ‘Towards greener taxes and subsidies in Pacific Island Countries and Territories’.