Modelling the impacts of changes in raw material consumption

Modelling the impacts of changes in raw material consumption aimed to provide a quantitative analysis of different EU resource productivity targets (defined as GDP per unit of raw material consumption (RMC)) by modelling the impacts of changes in raw material consumption.  The raw materials studied include:

  • Food
  • Animal feed
  • Forestry
  • Construction minerals
  • Industrial minerals
  • Ferrous ores
  • Non-ferrous ores

Our role was to develop an RMC indicator and to assess the economic, social and environmental impacts of implementing targets to reduce material consumption, as defined by RMC.

The results were used to develop the EU’s Resource Efficiency Roadmap.

To discuss this, or related research, please contact Hector Pollitt.

Hector Pollitt Director, Head of Modelling hp@camecon.com