Statement on COVID19 virus outbreak & Europe’s flat glass sector

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Statement on COVID19 virus outbreak & Europe’s flat glass sector

Statement on COVID19 virus outbreak & Europe’s flat glass sector Health & safety above all while safeguarding the industry’s value chain PDF Version for download   Europe and the globe are facing a major health crisis linked to the COVID19 virus outbreak. Halting the spread of the virus, providing care to patients and support to

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DoP | Guidance on Declaration of Mechanical Strength

Declaration of Performance (DoP) Guidance on Declaration of Mechanical Strength   On 20 March, 2019, EN 1096-4:2018 – Glass in building – Coated glass – Part 4: Product standard, and EN 1279-5:2018 – Glass in building – Insulating glass units – Part 5: Product standard were cited in the L-series of the OJEU. The exact

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Europe’s new industrial strategy and circular economy action plan

  Europe’s new industrial strategy and circular economy action plan: after the preparation shall come the action for the flat glass sector Brussels, 12 March 2020, The European Commission’s Communications A New Industrial Strategy for Europe and the Circular Economy Action Plan shed light on the challenges and potentials for emissions reductions and kickstart the

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Contribution to the revision of the ETS State aid guidelines

Contribution to the revision of the ETS State aid guidelines On 14 January 2020, the European Commission released a public consultation on draft EU guidelines on certain State aid measures in the context of the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme, hereinafter the ‘draft ETS State aid guidelines’. The consultation suggests an approach for the

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Glass for Europe answers to the Climate Law consultation

On Tuesday, February 4th, Glass for Europe answered to the European Commission consultation on European climate law – achieving climate neutrality by 2050. The European Union aims at achieving net zero emissions by 2050 mainly by cutting emissions, investing in green technologies and protecting the natural environment. The consultation aimed at collecting feedback on the

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Position paper on the proposed new Climate Law

Position paper on the proposed new Climate Law The first step towards carbon neutrality Glass for Europe, the trade association of Europe’s flat glass sector, welcomes the proposal from the European Commission to enshrine in law the objective for the EU to achieve climate-neutrality by 2050. The flat glass sector has embraced the climate neutrality

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Flat Glass in Climate-Neutral Europe

The flat glass sector is indispensable to the massive decarbonisation of the building, transport and energy sectors, which represent the lion’s share of Europe’s CO2 emissions. Flat glass manufacturing is also an energy-intensive activity. The sector takes it as its duty to reduce its own CO2 emissions, which represents a significant challenge in moving towards

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2050 Flat Glass in a Climate-Neutral Europe

Triggering a virtuous decarbonisation cycle to maximise contributions to the climate challenge Glass for Europe, the trade association of Europe’s flat glass sector, releases today its 2050 vision on Flat glass in a Climate-Neutral Europe. This comprehensive work highlights how the flat glass sector can maximize its contributions to Europe’s decarbonisation goals but also identifies

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