Flat glass’s considerations on a future Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

October 2020 - Glass for Europe

Flat glass’s considerations on a future Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

The European Commission announced its intention to propose by mid-2021 a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) for a few sectors, as a pilot phase. Glass for Europe recognizes CBAM as a possible route to ensure a level playing field between EU and non-EU based manufacturers when guaranteeing that importers of industrial goods bear carbon costs

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Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

  Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Flat glass sector’s considerations on a future European mechanism The European Commission announced its intention to propose by mid-2021 a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) for a few sectors, as a pilot phase. Glass for Europe issued in January 2020 its 2050 vision to maximize the European flat glass sector’s

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Glass for Europe at 2020 World Soda Ash Conference

Yesterday, 20 October, Glass for Europe participated in the 2020 World Soda Ash (WSA) Conference, the must-attend event of the year for the Soda Ash Industry.  Soda ash is a key raw material and is used as an additive in the flat glass making process to reduce the melting temperature of the sand used. Cedric

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Glass for Europe at Glasstec VIRTUAL for the Glass Associations Summit

Today, Glass for Europe is virtually in Dusseldorf for the “The Glass Associations Summit”, an event hosted by GlassWorldwide as part of the 2020 edition of GlassTec, the leading trade fair for the global glass industry. Luca Oggianu, Advocacy and Communication Advisor at Glass for Europe, joined colleagues from AIGMF (India sub-continent), BV Glas (Germany),

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The Renovation wave should trigger a ripple effect

 “We hope this Renovation wave will have a butterfly effect and trigger a ripple effect for an unprecedented transformation of our buildings”, says Bertrand Cazes in a video statement published in reaction to the release of the Renovation Wave by the European Commission. By way of the Renovation Wave, the European Commission aims to

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Web conference with Glass and Glazing national associations

On 12 October, the traditional meeting between Glass for Europe and national glass and glazing associations was held for the first time in the format of a web conference. Attendees connected from all over Europe discussed the Covid19 crisis and its impact on the sector, the EU and national Recovery plans, the upcoming Renovation Wave

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