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BIER Provides Leadership in Defining Beer PEFCR

Press Release
August 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules (PEFCRs) are guiding documents and rules intended to provide transparency on the environmental impact of consumer products, and they often influence EU environmental policies as well as consumer information. The European Commission has published the latest PEFCRs on their website, including PEFCRs that focus on the beverage industry—Beer, Wine, and Packed Water.

EU Circular Economy Consultation

By Neelum Mohammed Associate Director, at CBRE
To date, much has been written about the circular economy and last week, on May 28th 2015, the European Commission launched a 12-week public consultation into a revised proposal on its adoption and a waste management review.
In summary, the new 2015 proposal looks at:

Costa Cruises Releases Results of Its Three-Year ‘Sustainable Cruise’ Project Aboard Costa Pacifica

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October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Costa Cruises has released the results of a three-year Sustainable Cruise Project co-funded by the European Commission within the framework of the LIFE program. Begun in September 2011 aboard Costa Pacifica, the pilot project tested and evaluated shipboard waste-management models and techniques that conformed to the European Directive on Waste, which is based on the “Three Rs”: Reduce, Reuse, 

EU mandatory CR reporting; a 5min guide!

Corporate Citizenship; Ian Buckland shares his reporting expertise

As was widely anticipated the European Commission announced today, via Michel Barnier (MEP), concrete measures to amend the existing Accounting Directives and introduce a fresh Directive mandating the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by listed and unlisted companies.

EU Energy Ministers Debate Energy Savings Goals for 2030, and a New Report by Ernst & Young says China is the Best Country for Renewable Energy Projects - Energy Minute for December 7, 2012

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Energy ministers from the 27 member states of the European Union have asked the European Commission, the organization’s executive arm, to review programs for green fuel subsidies as it considers new targets for 2030. The ministers want the new energy savings goals to include guidance on investment and support that does not cause inefficiencies in cross-border trade of electricity.


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