5 press releases

City accessible to fewer and fewer people

Press release
Rli - 1 October 2020
Fewer and fewer people are unable to participate sufficiently in urban life. They can no longer find or pay for a home and many amenities in the city are inaccessible to them. Furthermore, fewer people have transport to reach work or medical facilities. T ...

Opting for a green recovery, after the corona crisis

Press release
Rli - 10 July 2020
After the corona crisis, the Dutch Government will have to assist the process of economic recovery. The most effective recovery measures would be those that boost both the economy and employment, in the short term, while also contributing to a sustainable ...

European sustainability councils call for a boost in the post-pandemic shift to rail for international travel

Press release
Rli - 1 July 2020
Europe can and must do more to improve international passenger travel by rail. This will contribute towards the EU’s environmental goals, will enhance the economic competitiveness of agglomerations and stimulate sustainable tourism. Moreover, the transpor ...

More vigorous soil policy needed

Press release
Rli - 29 June 2020
The health of rural soils in the Netherlands is in jeopardy, but current soil policy provides an inadequate response. Objectives for nature, water and climate are not being met and agricultural yields are under threat. The government must do more to ensur ...

Dutch Cabinet to increase their grip on hazardous substances

Press release
Rli - 11 March 2020
Current policy on hazardous substances is not sufficient to adequately control the risks to people and the physical environment. The use and number of hazardous substances is increasing, as is the reuse of products containing such substances. This is why ...