EU and Other Links

European Union Links

European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials

Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP)

Communication Towards a Circular Economy
State of play on implementation of the Commission Communication Action Plan for a competitive and sustainable steel industry in Europe of 11 June 2013

Communication Sustainable Steel

European Institutions

European Commission, Directorate General Environment (EC – DG Environment)

European Commission, Directorate General Internal Market (EC – DG Market)

European Commission, Directorate General Enterprise and Industry (EC – DG Enterprise)

European Parliament (EP)

Council of the European Union – Consilium

Committee of the Regions (CoR)

European Economic and Social Committee (ECSC)

European Environmental Agency (EEA)

European Legislation


EU Glossary




Summary of EU legislation

The EU legislative process

European Commission, EIP documents

Strategic Implementation Plan – Part I

Strategic Implementation Plan – Part II

Commission Communication (COM(2012) 82 final)

Staff Working Paper (SWD(2012) 27 final)

Press Release (Reference: IP/12/196 Event Date: 29/02/2012)

Memo (MEMO/12/144 Event Date: 29/02/2012)

Press Release (Reference: IP/13/863 Event Date: 26/09/2013)

Memo (MEMO/13/92 Event Date: 12/02/2013)

Other Links

Accenture: Circular Advantage: Innovative Business Models and Technologies to Create Value in a World without Limits to Growth

Ellen MacArthur Foundation 2012-2014: Towards the Circular Economy

Ellen MacArthur Foundation: A New Dynamic: Effective business in a circular economy

Fonds Mondial pour le Développement des Villes, Global Fund for Cities’ Development (FMDV)
Resolutions Europe Local innovations to finance cities and regions

McKinsey: “Resource Revolution: Meeting the world’s energy, materials, food, and water needs”

Ministère de l’Écologie, du Développement durable et de l’Énergie (France)
L’économie circulaire, état des lieux et perspectives

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Catalyzing Climate Finance

Circular economy

World Economic Forum: Towards the Circular Economy: Accelerating the scale-up across global supply chains (January 2014) chains/

Economic Impacts of Resource Efficient Business Models