Case Studies Socio-economic Centre
Our case studies provide a more detailed account of some of the different projects that we have worked on.
Asia Clean Blue Sky Programme
Support to the Asian Development Bank in developing the Asia Clean Blue Sky Program to scale up investment projects on air quality management in developing member countries.
Cost-benefit analysis of policy measures reducing unintentional release of microplastics
In-depth assessment of impacts of policy measures to reduce unintentional releases of microplastics in Europe.
What goes around – Enabling the circular economy by removing chemical roadblocks
To explore the future economic prospects for the European plastics packaging and textiles recycling sectors and benefits of removing harmful chemical substances from waste inputs.
PVC in a non toxic environment
Provide the Commission with analysis for possible policy proposals.
Application of the Precautionary Principle under REACH
Contribute to the understanding of the technical issues surrounding the use of the precautionary principle in chemical risk management.
Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for UK REACH
Develop a practicable and robust plan for a complex evaluation.
Impact assessment support for the revision of the E-PRTR Regulation
Undertake a formal impact assessment of options to revise the Regulation establishing the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR) according to the Commission’s Better Regulation Guidelines.
Feasibility study on the application of extended producer responsibility to deal with micropollutants in waste water
Undertake a feasibility assessment of applying EPR to deal with micropollutants such as pharmaceuticals in urban waste water.
Air Quality policy support, London (various contracts, GLA)
Provide evidence on the impacts of air pollution to support the development and implementation of air quality policy in London, including the London Plan
Health Effects due to Emissions from EfW in London
Consider the latest evidence related to health effects from modern Energy from Waste plant
Exposure reduction for PM2.5 in Australia
Provide evidence to support an exposure-reduction framework for PM2.5 in Australia
Socio-economic assessment of chemicals risk management options
Generate and evaluate the evidence to focus policy actions for maximum effectiveness and efficiency
Clean air action plans for Asian cities ($2.5M, ADB)
Supporting seven cities across five Asian countries to develop and implement Clean Air Action Plans extensive stakeholder engagement and capacity building