5 press releases

Give sustainable farmers prospects for the future

Press release
Rli - 2 December 2021
Farmers should have prospects for the future within the boundaries of sustainability. To operate their businesses, farmers must have at least the following: clarity about the criteria that their farm must meet, the freedom to determine how they will meet ...

Use growth fund to target sustainable growth

Press release
Rli - 14 October 2021
The National Growth Fund (Nationaal Groeifonds) was instituted to raise the Netherlands' future gross domestic product. The Council for the Environment and Infrastructure (Rli) concludes in its advisory report "Investing in sustainable growth&qu ...

Accessibility policy focuses too much on expanding infrastructure

Press release
Rli - 10 February 2021
In accessibility policy, the focus is too one-sided, concentrating on eliminating traffic congestion and investing in new infrastructure projects. Other solutions, such as spreading traffic throughout the day, digital alternatives or smart urbanisation po ...

Government must focus policy on sustainable digitalisation

Press release
Rli - 9 February 2021
Digital technology and data use are changing our society in fundamental ways. These changes are having a major impact on the sustainability of our living environment. Although digitalisation and sustainability are inextricably connected, government policy ...

Hydrogen: an indispensable part of a sustainable economy

Press release
Rli - 25 January 2021
Climate-neutral hydrogen is an indispensable link in the future supply of energy and feedstocks. However, a market for climate-neutral hydrogen will not simply materialise automatically. It requires the government to build infrastructure, finance new tech ...