Carbon intensive European construction material producers should redouble their efforts to cut emissions to secure their own future as the EU considers a 2050 net-zero ..
News 23 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy
The European Investment Bank and five national development banks have agreed to invest €10 billion over the next five years to accelerate the EU's transition ..
News 18 Jul 2019
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The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Lawmakers should take into account the indirect contribution chemicals firms make to climate action when drafting a European definition of 'sustainable' investment, industry representatives have ..
News 6 Feb 2019
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The European Commission faces a legal challenge over its decision to grant approval to three recycling companies to use the endocrine disruptor diethylhexyl phthalate ..
News 8 Aug 2016
Among the 28 EU member states the British and Dutch economies use natural resources in the most efficient way, according to Eurostat figures for 2015 ..
News 8 Jul 2016
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy,Packaging,Packaging
Only three EU countries and two regions have adopted strategies on material resource efficiency, a survey by the European Environment Agency has found ..
News 10 Jun 2016
Five member states have proposed a new EU-wide treaty to protect investment decisions between different countries, in a move that NGOs argue could expose governments to ..
News 23 May 2016
- Climate,Products,Markets & Corporate
The UK government has shelved proposals to increase tax on a range of energy-saving materials, including solar PV and insulation, which would have seen VAT ..
News 24 Mar 2016
The EU could reduce the cost of climate action by replacing VAT with a carbon added tax on products, think-tank CE Delft has said ..
News 17 Jul 2015
The EU court has again told Germany to implement EU limits on heavy metals in toys ..
News 9 Jul 2015
The EU court ruled on Thursday that the UK has violated EU rules by offering a reduced VAT rate for energy-saving materials that improve buildings’ ..
News 4 Jun 2015