Rli - July 2022
Housing associations in the Netherlands play an important role in providing housing for households that find it difficult to do so themselves. But does this role fit with the social challenges over the next ten to fifteen years? Background and request for
21 June 2022 - Rli starts preparing advisory report on sustainability transitions and the financial sector
Work in progress
What options does the government have for influencing the financial sector in such a way that non-sustainable investment is limited and investment in sustainability is encouraged? And to what extent is that necessary, desirable, and urgent?
Rli - March 2022
Nature in the Netherlands is declining at an alarming rate, even though robust nature is crucial for the quality of life here. What does this mean for our current nature policy? The Council for the Environment and Infrastructure issued an advisory report on this subject on 23 March 2022.
10 February 2022 - Each year the Council produces a work programme which is subject to the approval of the ministers of Infrastructure and Water Management, of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, and of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.
Rli - December 2021
What kind of government policy can help agri-entrepreneurs determine their own future, within the boundaries of sustainability?
Rli - November 2021
The Netherlands is facing major spatial challenges as regards climate, energy, nature, housing, and agriculture. Is the way spatial planning is currently managed adequate for tackling these challenges in good time and with favourable results?
Rli - October 2021
How can the government improve how the National Growth Fund is used to make sure that the investments contribute to sustainable earning capacity and are aligned to the economy of the future?
Work in progress
Nuclear energy is taking centre stage as one of the options within the energy transition. However, conducting a proper debate about the usefulness and necessity of nuclear energy proves difficult in practice. The Council has been asked for an advisory report.
1 March 2021 - The Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management submitted the Work Programme 2021-2022 of the Council for the Environment and Infrastructure to the House of Representatives.