Challenges For Sustainable Development

Main Focus Areas Identified In Advisory Reports Published In The Past Four Years By The Council For The Environment And Infrastructure

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Challenges For Sustainable Development

Over the past few years, the Dutch Council for the Environment and Infrastructure has identified five major transformations that must be implemented urgently to support sustainable development in the Netherlands. Our competitive strength must be improved, whilst simultaneously achieving climate targets and enhancing the quality of life as well as that of the living environment.

Which transformations are necessary in the physical living environment?

  • Transition to a circular economy
  • Energy transition
  • Promoting the sustainable development of rural areas by making agriculture and horticulture more sustainable and creating more room for nature
  • Developing the agglomeration power of urban regions
  • Transforming urban real estate