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The Environment Committee strives to promote a coherent, science-based and balanced approach to sustainable growth. It supports better regulation and facilitation of the transatlantic dialogue on environmental issues. The committee identifies, monitors, evaluates and influences European environmental policies as well as develops and strengthens communication with top-level decision-makers, often in cooperation with other business groups.

Current issues

  • Consistency of chemical legislation, including REACH, in the EU and at the international level
  • RoHS implementation and review
  • Resource efficiency, waste and circular economy
  • Conflict minerals
  • Better regulation in environmental policy

Sectors represented

  • Chemicals industry
  • Cross-sectoral corporate businesses
  • Oil industry
  • Food and consumer products
  • Waste management
  • Specialised consultancies and law firms

See our visual:

The EU Plastics Strategy: Contributing to the Circular Economy

Read the Committee's 2017 publication:

Tiny Particles with Big Benefits, 2nd edition