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EU Commission’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Enters Into Force

The sustainable finance classification system entered into force on 12 July 2020, providing a framework for other green initiatives. By Paul A. Davies and Michael D. Green On 12 July 2020, the EU’s regulation on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment (the Taxonomy Regulation) entered into force, after several years of planning … Continue Reading

Sustainability: The Road to a Circular Economy

By Paul Davies The launch of the Ecodesign Working Plan 2016-2019, covering the eco-design and energy labelling framework last month is another key milestone in the Commission’s plan to transition the EU to a more circular economy. Key points to note from the Working Plan include: The current state of play is that the Commission … Continue Reading

European Commission Adopts the New Circular Economy Package

By Paul Davies and Alice Gunn Unwrapping the New Circular Economy Package The European Commission is driving the transition to a stronger and more circular economy by ensuring resources are used in a more sustainable way. On 2 December 2015, the Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Package which, according to the Commission, will help European … Continue Reading
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