Renilde Becqué

A search for compelling sustainability narratives, transformative business models and pathways towards a circular & regenerative economy —

Incentive Schemes for Promoting Green Shipping

In July 2017, NRDC published a report on incentives schemes to promote green shipping – in particular the reduction of carbon and ambient air emissions -, aimed at informing Chinese … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy of the Circular Economy

In December 2016 ClimateWorks Foundation published a co-written paper on “The Political Economy of the Circular Economy”. The executive summary of the paper is provided here below.

March 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Accelerating Building Efficiency: Actions for Urban Leaders

This week the World Resources Institute released Accelerating Building Efficiency: Eight Actions for Urban Leaders, a practical guide for which I acted as lead author and editor.

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mobility as a Service – charting the road for customized on-demand mobility

This article was published on Sustainable Brands in February 2016, exploring how MaaS holds the potential to disrupt and converge the transport sector.

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Setting the Goal Posts for Energy Use: How Energy Efficiency Targets Trigger Action

This article was published in November 2015 on The CityFix, an online blog by the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, which is a program of the World Resources Institute.

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Product as a Service – increasing energy & resource productivity

In mid 2015 I presented in New York on the Product as a Service business model – from a Circular Economy perspective- as a way to increase energy & resource productivity.

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Collaborative Performance

Co-drafted  this LinkedIn article on SMEs in the Circular Economy, published by Andy Hall (Life Cycle / Circular Economy Consultant) in February 2015.

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Backcasting: A Roadmap to Transformational Change

This article was published in January 2014 on 2Degrees and on Sustainable Brands.

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Forum for the Future case study – ‘triple bottom line’ char-briquette production in Cambodia

A case study on the production of char briquettes from organic waste in Cambodia (SGBE) was compiled for Forum for the Future‘s annual compendium.

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

NRDC White Paper: Prevention and Control of Shipping and Port Air Emissions in China

Co-author of NRDC white paper published in October 2014, receiving considerable media attention in the international press. Introductory article and more information here.

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment