Sven Giegold


European chemicals strategy: Commission presents strong blueprint for transition of the chemical industry

Dear friends, dear interested, Today is a special day for me. The EU Commission has just presented its “Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability”. The strategy marks a new beginning of the phase-out of toxic chemicals in our everyday lives. In the future, consumers and the environment will be better protected from toxic substances. This is a […]

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Banned poison in imported jewellery must have political consequences

Dear friends, Dear interested, The door is wide open for the import of illegal and dangerous products into the EU. The European Chemicals Agency, in cooperation with the chemicals regulation enforcement and customs authorities in 16 EU member states, has tested imported products for their compliance with EU laws. The results are alarming. Almost a […]

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Action Plan for the Green Transition of the Chemical Industry – Transformation for People and Planet

Dear friends,  dear interested, Today, together with my colleague Jutta Paulus, I presented our action plan for a sustainable, competitive, toxic-free transition of the chemical industry. In a large webinar with over 1,100 registered participants we received feedback on this.  We need a European chemical transition that combines the protection of human health and nature […]

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SAVE THE DATE: European chemical industry: Transformation for people and planet

Online event – 1 September 2020 – 10:00am to 12:30pm Register here. Dear friends, dear interested, As part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission will present its Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. Ahead of the publication, we would like to discuss with high-level policy-makers and stakeholders, how the European industry can start the ecological […]

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