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.
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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.
The final report of an IEEP-led study for the Pacific Community entitled ‘Towards greener taxes and subsidies in Pacific Island Countries and Territories’.
Plastic packaging is often presented as part of the solution to food waste, but this conflicts with waste linked to single use plastics. New research examines the role packaging plays in the food system as well as how supply chains and policies might be applied to reduce waste overall.
Plastic packaging is increasing in Europe’s food system: new research explores packaging’s role in the supply chain and its impacts on the environment.
Read IEEP's 3 key conclusions on the European Commission's much anticipated EU Plastics Strategy.