Recycling Rates of Metals
Smarter product designs, support for developing country waste management schemes, and encouraging developed country households not to ‘squirrel away’ old...
Environmental Risks and Challenges of Anthropogenic Metals Flows and Cycles
This report, compiled by a group of international experts, focuses on the impact of metals on the environment as well as on their life-cycle energy use....
Metal Recycling
Due to complex functionality, modern products contain complex mixes of almost any imaginable metal, material and compound. This growing complexity of...
Responsible Resource Management for a Sustainable World
 This synopsis highlights key findings from the following reports of the International Resource Panel: A) Priority products and materials: assessing...
Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ Can Support a Green Economy
Forests and the services that they provide are key to sustainable development and to human well-being, whether in terms of storing carbon, supporting the...
Measuring Water Use in a Green Economy
How do we meet the water, energy, land and material needs of up to 9 billion people, while keeping climate change, biodiversity loss and health threats...
10 Key Messages on Climate Change
The way the global economy manages natural resources deeply influences the Earth’s climate. How we extract these resources and how much we make use of...
Policy Coherence of the Sustainable Development Goals
This paper highlights the impact that pressures on the limited resource base may have on comprehensively fulfilling the aspirational and ambitious SDGs....