26 November 2019
New work areas, and a new country member, for the IRP
The International Resource Panel, meeting in Bled, Slovenia, this month, endorsed a range of new study areas, and welcomed a new country to its Steering Committee. These included the socioeconomic implications of resource efficiency and circular...
11 November 2019
Call for bolder approach to saving resources
International Resource Panel Co-Chair Janez Potocnik and the Head of the World Economic Forum's Circular Economy Initiative Antonia Gawel have released a joint article that calls for more and bolder action for a circular economy. "Only wholesale...
09 October 2019
World Resources Forum looks at natural resource governance
“Making Natural Resource Governance Fit for the 21st Century” is the theme of this year’s World Resources Forum, to be held in Geneva on 23-24 October. The Forum provides the opportunity to continue the emerging dialogue on how we manage our...
20 August 2019
What is an acceptable level of use of the planet's resources?
Just what is sustainable use of the planet’s natural resources? And how can knowledge of acceptable levels of resource use be translated into management targets? These are two of the questions considered in a new paper by International Resource...
31 July 2019
New e-course aims for a more resource-efficient world
What is resource efficiency? How can we measure it? And why is it important for sustainable development? If you are curious about the answers to these questions then a new e-learning course might be of interest to you. The course was developed to...
27 May 2019
Resource Revolution trainer begins here
Want to learn more about the global resource challenge and how it might impact on your business? Then sign up for the Resource Revolution Trainer, a self-paced online self-training tool for company managers responsible for areas such as...
21 May 2019
How to better manage minerals' discussed at Summit
Panel member Stefan Bringezu represented the International Resource Panel at the European Institute of Innovation and Technology in Berlin. The summit brings together experts from around the world to discuss innovation and new technologies in the...
16 May 2019
Webinar to examine latest findings on resource use
There is growing awareness about the challenges posed by increasing levels of natural resource use. The International Resource Panel and its strategic partner, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), are two organizations...