Industry News


EnvironmentProposal for a European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA)

The Commission adopted its proposal for a European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA) as part of the Green Deal Industrial Plan.

EnvironmentEcodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

The Commission has listed 12 end-use, 7 intermediary products and 3 horizontal measures as potentially suitable for the first working plan.

EnvironmentEuropean Critical Raw Materials Act adopted

On 16 March, the European Commission adopted the European Critical Raw Materials Act (ECRMA).

EnvironmentEuropean Critical Raw Materials Act: January 2023 Update

The Act aims to address the evolving dependencies on China and Russia when it comes to raw materials and fossil fuels in order to ensure more resilient supply chains.

EnvironmentEcotax: Enlarged Responsibility of Producers

With the Anti-Waste for a Circular Economy Act (AGEC), DIY and garden items are subject to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).

EnvironmentEuropean Critical Raw Materials Act

The European Commission published a Call for Evidence for an Impact Assessment and opened a public consultation until 25 November 2022 to provide input into the future…

EnvironmentPosition and recommendations on the proposed Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

Our lobbying partner Orgalim welcomes the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation as a key measure to further optimise the way resources are used as well as…

EnvironmentEnvironment: Position paper on the upcoming revision of the RoHS Directive

Position paper of our lobbying partner Orgalim.

Miscellaneous InformationItaly: Environmental labelling obligation for packaging suspended until 30.6.2022

The environmental labelling obligation for packaging in Italy has been suspended again until 30 June 2022.

EnvironmentEnvironmental Footprint - February 2022 update

The revision aims at further incentivising the industry to manufacture products that have a better environmental performance.

EnvironmentSustainable Products Initiative

Main aims are the broadening the scope of the Ecodesign Directive beyond energy related products, mandatory requirements for recycled content, information and labelling,…

Miscellaneous InformationCommunication on the Commission work programme for 2022

The 2022 agenda is centred on six headline ambitions.

EnvironmentSustainable Products Initiative

News on the EU Digital Product Passport

EnvironmentCircular Economy Policy – November 2020 update

The European Commission intends to broaden the scope of the Ecodesign Directive to cover a wider range of equipment, beyond energy related products.

EnvironmentEnvironment and Climate – June 2020 update

The EU environment and climate ministers held a video conference, with the following main results.