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  1. Economic, environmental and social effects of globalisation

    EU Exports to the world: effects on employment and income  View all data per country on the interactive map The JRC provides scientific policy support to DG Trade by performing Input-Output analysis oriented to quantify the numbers of jobs and value added ...

    23 June 2015

  2. How to build Smart Energy Regions?

    04 Jul 2016 to 05 Jul 2016 This joint event organised by the Technology Region Karlsruhe and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) will discuss how regions and local communities could contribute to reaching ambitious and sustainable greenhouse gas emission redu ...

    15 April 2016

  3. Green and circular economy

    In a changing globalised world, better management of resources is essential, as is the need to concentrate efforts to efficiently respond to the main challenges (including jobs and growth, the investment agenda, climate and energy, social agenda and indus ...

    30 April 2014

  4. Sustainable Product Policy

    The JRC supports the implementation of European sustainable product policies such as EU Ecolabel, Green Public Procurement, Eco-design of Energy-Related Products (ErP),and Energy Label. Its main tasks are: providing all technical, economic and environment ...

    02 September 2015

  5. Waste and recycling

    Today more than ever, the European Commission is working hard to preserve our limited resources. In 2004, it launched the Thematic Strategy on Prevention and Recycling of Waste. This long-term strategy aims at helping Europe to become a recycling society ...

    02 September 2015

  6. Sustainable production: best available techniques

    Industrial production processes account for a considerable share of the overall pollution in Europe. The EU has a set of common rules for permitting and controlling industrial installations described in the Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU (IED). ...

    02 September 2015

  7. Sustainable production and consumption

    Sustainable development stands for meeting the needs of present generations without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Social, economic and environmental issues are inseparable and interdependent. The EU has mainstream ...

    30 April 2014

  8. Input-output economics

    Sustainable production and consumption can only be addressed by giving due consideration to economic, social and environmental variables. Policies and measures oriented to support growth and employment must be compatible with long-term sustainability and ...

    30 May 2015

  9. Best environmental management practice

    Organisations of all sizes and kinds have a large scope for improving their environmental performance. With motivations ranging from eco-efficiency to reputation and concerns about the sustainability of their business, many organisations try to reduce the ...

    11 June 2015

  10. Energy efficiency

    Improving the efficiency with which energy is consumed by end-users is a central theme of the European Union's energy policy. Energy efficiency is one of the fastest and most cost effective ways to reduce CO 2 emissions, contribute to energy security ...

    30 April 2014

  11. JRC’s food waste article selected as an ERL highlight of 2015

    20 Apr 2016 A JRC article published in August 2015 on consumer food waste in the EU has been selected as one of the 25 pioneering articles published in the recently published Environmental Research Letters (ERL) highlights of 2015. The 25 highlights were ...

    20 April 2016

  12. Launch of the European Energy Efficiency Platform (E3P)

    05 Apr 2016 Energy Efficiency is at the core of the Europe's 2030 strategy, setting up an indicative target at the EU level of at least 27%  for improving energy efficiency (EE) of future energy consumption based on the current criteria European Coun ...

    09 March 2016

  13. European Energy Efficiency Platform (E3P) launched

    05 Apr 2016 On 5 April the JRC presented the interactive and collaborative online European Energy Efficiency Platform. This beta platform is conceived to fill the gap opened by scattered data and fragmented knowledge resulting from a rapidly growing energ ...

    05 April 2016

  14. National building renovation strategies to curb energy consumption well on track

    09 Mar 2016 The JRC has carried out an analysis of the building renovation strategies submitted by the EU Member States in the frame of the Energy Efficiency Directive. The analysis resulted into a generally positive outlook. In total, 74% of the national ...

    09 March 2016

  15. New, eco-friendly technologies could transform the European aluminium industry by 2050

    03 Mar 2016 Adopting innovative technological solutions – currently in early research phase – instead of following a conservative technology development path could slash the direct greenhouse gasses (GHG) emissions of aluminium production by 66% in 2050 a ...

    03 March 2016

  16. Unwrapping the Package- towards a Circular Economy in Europe

    25 Jan 2016 to 26 Jan 2016 Following the publication of the European Commission’s new Circular Economy Package on 2 December 2015, the government of the Netherlands, in cooperation with the European Commission, will host the “Unwrapping the Package – towa ...

    15 January 2016

  17. Europe 2030: energy saving to become “first fuel”

    25 Feb 2016 By 2030, more energy will be saved than the amount of energy consumed deriving from oil, according to a JRC analysis. Energy savings can thus be considered as "an energy source in its own right", in line with the European Commission ...

    25 February 2016

  18. European Code of Conduct Awards ceremony

    07 Jun 2016 to 09 Jun 2016 The anual Datacentres Code of Conduct Awards will be delivered at the Datacloud Europe 2016 Congress and Exhibition in Monaco. The European Code of Conduct Awards were created in response to the increasing energy consumption in ...

    08 January 2016

  19. 6th European Transport Research Conference (TRA2016)

    18 Apr 2016 to 21 Apr 2016 Transport Research Arena 2016 – a transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders:  researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers. TRA2016 Conference aims to contribute to innovatio ...

    03 March 2016

  20. Production costs from energy intensive industries in the EU and third countries

    This report compares estimated production costs from four energy-intensive industries (steel, cement, chemical and non-ferrous metals) in the European Union and some third countries. Production costs have been estimated following a bottom-up approach, i.e ...

    23 April 2016

  21. Science for environmental sustainability – new thematic report

    04 Feb 2016 The JRC has released a new report on environmental sustainability providing a broad overview of its activities in this area. Science plays an important role in informing European policies to meet the sustainability challenge and is also becomi ...

    04 February 2016

  22. JRC Annual Report 2015

    Report on the activities, accomplishments and resources related to the JRC’s work carried out in 2015. An overview is given of the scientific achievements and activities. lbna27501enn_new.pdf BARRY Geraldine, GONZALEZ VERDESOTO Elena, WCISLO Monika, QUERO ...

    16 April 2016

  23. Research and Innovation Observatory

    RIO https://rio.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ The Research and Innovation Observatory (RIO) is an initiative of the European Commission to monitor and analyse research and innovation developments at country and EU levels to support better policy making in Europe. DG ...

    16 October 2015

  24. Synthesis Report on the National Plans for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs): Progress of Member States towards NZEBs

    Buildings are a key element of European energy policies due to the high energy consumption and estimated potential energy savings that are associated with this sector. The recast of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) requires Nearly Zero- ...

    15 April 2016

  25. Publication of sectoral fitness check for the petroleum refining sector

    18 Jan 2016 An evaluation carried out by the European Commission of the impact of ten pieces of the most relevant EU legislation on petroleum refining shows that the legislation has delivered its objectives at the sectoral level and that the costs can be ...

    18 January 2016