Policy in Context Bioneers 2008 19 Years NEPP
History of environmental policy <ul><li>First wave (Stockholm 1972) – single issue laws </li></ul><ul><li>Second wave (Our...
History of the second wave <ul><li>NEPP 1 To Choose or to lose 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>NEPP 2 Today’s Touchstone 1993 </li>...
NEPP 1 and 3 Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
NEPP-features 1 <ul><li>Focus on activities rather than recipients </li></ul><ul><li>> themes Climate change Acidification...
NEPP-features 2 <ul><li>Focus on sectors rather than individual companies > target groups Agriculture Construction industr...
NEPP-features 3 <ul><li>Long-term horizons (2010) and intermediate goals (4 years ahead) </li></ul><ul><li>Covenants beyon...
NEPP-features 4 <ul><li>External integration Environmental policy is no island </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural policy Energ...
NEPP-features 5 <ul><li>Acting at the right scale (global / continental / fluvial / regional / local) </li></ul><ul><li>Cl...
In Conclusion <ul><li>Comprehensive policy planning </li></ul><ul><li>External and internal policy integration </li></ul><...
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Creating and Implementing National Green Plans: Netherlands Case Study

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Follow the Netherlands ground-breaking environmental policy from its start in the early 90's to the goal of total environmental recovery by 2015 as told by one of the policy's architects.

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Creating and Implementing National Green Plans: Netherlands Case Study

  1. 1. Policy in Context Bioneers 2008 19 Years NEPP
  2. 2. History of environmental policy <ul><li>First wave (Stockholm 1972) – single issue laws </li></ul><ul><li>Second wave (Our Common future 1987) – NEPPs and covenants </li></ul><ul><li>Third wave (late nineties) – partners for sustainability, transitions and reciprocity </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  3. 3. History of the second wave <ul><li>NEPP 1 To Choose or to lose 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>NEPP 2 Today’s Touchstone 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>NEPP 3 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>NEPP 4 Where there’s a will, there’s a world, working on sustainability 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Future Agenda 2006 </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  4. 4. NEPP 1 and 3 Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  5. 5. NEPP-features 1 <ul><li>Focus on activities rather than recipients </li></ul><ul><li>> themes Climate change Acidification Eutrophication (P and N) Toxic and hazardous pollutants Waste disposal Disturbance Groundwater depletion Squandering (unsustainable resource use) </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  6. 6. NEPP-features 2 <ul><li>Focus on sectors rather than individual companies > target groups Agriculture Construction industry Refineries Energy production Industry Traffic and transport Retail trade Consumers Waste disposal </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  7. 7. NEPP-features 3 <ul><li>Long-term horizons (2010) and intermediate goals (4 years ahead) </li></ul><ul><li>Covenants beyond legal requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Internal integration of environment policy </li></ul><ul><li>Regional adaptation in case of distinctly differing situations </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  8. 8. NEPP-features 4 <ul><li>External integration Environmental policy is no island </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural policy Energy policy Transport policy Resources management </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  9. 9. NEPP-features 5 <ul><li>Acting at the right scale (global / continental / fluvial / regional / local) </li></ul><ul><li>Closing cycles of substances </li></ul><ul><li>Source orientation over and above effect orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Save energy and de-carbonize </li></ul><ul><li>Improve quality and dematerialize </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008
  10. 10. In Conclusion <ul><li>Comprehensive policy planning </li></ul><ul><li>External and internal policy integration </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term investment perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Source orientation </li></ul>Policy in Context Bioneers 2008

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