The European Commission intends to present recommendations in June on how sustainability criteria could be applied to solar PV installations, through EU rules on ecodesign ..
News 11 Mar 2019
Financial services companies face new rules on how they must inform investors about environmental risk, following successful late-night negotiations between MEPs and member states ..
News 7 Mar 2019
- General Policy,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament and EU Council have reached a provisional agreement on rules for mandatory disclosure of the climate impact of investments ..
News 27 Feb 2019
Policymakers should step up their commitment to encourage the financial industry to direct more capital towards environmentally sound assets, green campaigners and think-tanks argue ..
News 25 Feb 2019
- Climate,Markets & Corporate
France is home to a third of the most sustainable businesses and more than two-thirds of the most climate-friendly investment funds in Europe, a survey ..
News 20 Feb 2019
The list of industrial sectors that will qualify for the maximum number of free allowances under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over the next ..
News 18 Feb 2019
- Waste & Resources,Packaging
The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has produced a report outlining ways in which the country can meet strict new EU recycling targets, based on European ..
News 15 Feb 2019
At least 30% of direct payments made under the EU’s Common Agriculture Policy should go to schemes that support climate and the environmental objectives, MEPs ..
News 14 Feb 2019
The European Parliament censured national governments and the EU executive on Tuesday over their failure to implement a 2009 directive on sustainable pesticide use ..
News 12 Feb 2019
Environmentalists have welcomed a move by the European Commission to limit the use of palm oil to produce “renewable” biofuels, but warned of loopholes ..
News 11 Feb 2019
Mandatory sustainability indicators and an alignment of corporate and global sustainability targets should be reflected in the EU's framework for corporate reporting, say NGOs and ..
News 8 Feb 2019
The EU’s energy consumption rose by 1% in 2017, increasing the chances that the bloc will miss its 2020 energy efficiency targets, new data has ..
News 7 Feb 2019
Socialist candidate for the European Commission presidency Frans Timmermans has pledged to place the UN’s sustainable development goals at the heart of his administration ..
News 7 Feb 2019