Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly horizon scan of key developments in EU sustainability law and policy.
This month’s newsletter is a packed edition including the following:
- EU adopts Environmental Action Programme until 2030.
- European Commission details its environmental policy work for 2022.
- European Parliament committee agrees with extension of ETS market stability reserve rules.
- European Parliament proposes central CBAM authority to supervise carbon leakage system.
- European Commission proposes broad Ecodesign framework for products.
- European Commission presents new Textiles Strategy to tackle fast fashion and textile waste.
- European Commission proposes rules to ban greenwashing.
- European Commission puts new rules on recycled plastic food contact materials to a vote.
- European Commission opens feedback period for rules on supply chain due diligence.
- EU legislators to start negotiations on the new rules on batteries.
- European Commission Platform on Sustainable Finance recommends further taxonomy criteria.
- European Commission report considers measures to phase-out PVC.
- European Commission discusses stepwise approach to essential uses of chemicals.
- European Commission considers requiring environmental footprint information in REACH.
- European Commission finds lack of evidence to exclude polyesters from REACH registration.
- European Commission seeks comments on rules on detergents.
- European Commissions seeks comments on rules on toys.
- European Commission seeks comments on rules on hazardous substances in electronics.
- EU strengthens protection of workers from dangerous chemicals.
- European Commission launches initiative to streamline work among chemical agencies.
- EU Court confirms identification of GenX as substances of very high concern.
- UK government consults on environmental targets for England.
- UK government updates proposals on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging.
- UK Competition and Markets Authority provides sustainability advice to government.
- ClientEarth sends pre-action letter on duties regarding energy transition to Shell’s board.