Sustainability Outlook European UnionOur European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, Sustainability Outlook – European Union which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy.

This month is a particularly packed issues as the European Commission has proposed a range of climate proposals. This month’s edition includes the following:

  • European Commission proposes new rules to boost renovation and decarbonisation of buildings
  • European Commission sets policy on removing, recycling and sustainably storing carbon
  • European Commission presents new regime on recycled plastic food contact material and articles
  • European Commission formally starts initiative on microplastics releases
  • Member States object to a delegated act on sorting and recycling of waste
  • Taxonomy criteria enter into force
  • European Commission proposes new rules against environmental crime
  • European Commission starts evaluation of the rules on environmental liability
  • European Commission updates recommendation on environmental footprint
  • EU co-legislators agree on 8th Environmental Action Programme
  • European Commission adopts guidelines on climate, environment and energy subsidies
  • Chemical industry warns that upcoming EU chemical legislation puts industry at crucial crossroads
  • High Level Roundtable issues report on enforcement and compliance
  • European Commission’s consultant lays out action plan on essential uses of chemicals
  • European Commission opens consultation on simplification and digitalisation of chemicals labelling
  • ECHA identifies need for regulatory risk management measures or further data regarding chemicals
  • ECHA announces that its scientific committees support further restrictions of PFAS
  • ECHA launches call for evidence on possible restriction dossier for ortho-phthalates
  • EFSA consults on a new tolerable daily intake of bisphenol A
  • ECHA reports on widespread non-compliance of articles sold online
  • European Parliament committee wants to strengthen rules on chemicals in toys
  • EU court dismisses appeal on endocrine disrupting properties of bisphenol A

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