Publications

14 February 2020

Together with other NGOs and academics, this position paper sets out why we need to set targets to reduce EU resource consumption and waste generation in the European Commission's new Circular Economy Action Plan, ahead of its release in March 2020. We urge that a headline target to halve the EU material footprint by 2030 is included and that a binding EU target to cap waste absolute generation per capita is set.

30 January 2020

EU demand for beef, soy (for animal feed) and palm oil is driving deforestation in the Global South. This briefing looks at what is driving the problem, the limitations of current approaches to tackle it (including sustainability certification schemes), and proposes a way forward based on a broad policy perspective based on ensuring food sovereignty.

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