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EEAC Webinar Series on Sustainable Finance

19 April 2023 - On the 3rd and the 10th of May, the European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC) together with the Belgium Federal Council for Sustainable Development (FRDO-CFDD), the Rli and the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) are organising two high-level expert webinars on sustainable finance.

Implementation Capacity

19 April 2023 - How can the government reinforce the implementation capacity needed to put into practice (in good time) the proposed policies for tackling the major challenges within the living environment, and what factors impede or promote this? These are the key questions in the advisory report that the Rli is preparing on implementation capacity in the living environment.

Three advisory councils, Rli, RVS and ROB, publish their advisory report ‘Every region counts! A new approach to regional disparities’

27 March 2023 - Advice of Rli, RVS and ROB to the Dutch government: A change of approach is needed in the area of regional policy

Rli commences advisory report on making business parks more sustainable

2 November 2022 - How can we accelerate the sustainability of business parks and the companies located there? What does this mean for the roles, responsibilities, and instruments of central government and other public authorities, market players, and society? These are the key questions in the advisory report that the Rli is preparing on making business parks more sustainable. For a long time, business parks received relatively little attention; the Dutch climate agreement, for instance, does not mention them. And that's despite the fact that business parks fulfil an important economic function and have a major impact on the living environment.

Rli commences advisory report The “Forgotten” Netherlands?

27 September 2022 - What is needed to prevent problematic disparities between regions, to promote overall well-being and development opportunities in all parts of the Netherlands, and to strengthen cohesion between the regions? And what role do central government and other entities play in this?

Rli publishes advisory report ‘Splitting the atom, splitting opinion? Decision-making on nuclear energy based on values’

7 September 2022 - On 7 September 2022 the Rli presented his advisory report to the Dutch Minister for Climate and Energy Policy, Rob Jetten. The Rli identifies the issues that should be addressed in the decision-making process relating to nuclear energy. It also describes the best way to conduct the public debate in this area.

Preparation starts for advisory report on sustainability transitions and the financial sector

21 June 2022 - Rli starts preparing advisory report on sustainability transitions and the financial sector

Rli published advisory report Investing in national growth

14 October 2021 - The advisory report was issued on 14 October 2021 and presented to the Dutch Ministers of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Infrastructure and Water Management Interior and Kingdom Relations, Economic Affairs and Finance.

Invitation webinar: Towards net-zero: Sound policies need better science

14 September 2021 - EEAC and IEEP are organising a joint webinar at 20 September 2021 on the role of scientific advice in policymaking, and how science can be used in the context of European climate policymaking.

Rli commences advisory report about the Dutch National Growth Fund

6 July 2021 - How can the economic growth leap envisaged by the Dutch National Growth Fund be optimally linked to the transitions in the physical environment?