Glass for Europe’s workshop on the EPBD political agreement

Fabiana Ditaranto, Author at Glass for Europe

Glass for Europe’s workshop on the EPBD political agreement

On 19 February, Glass for Europe invited its National Partners to attend a workshop to analyse the political agreement reached on 7 December on the recast of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). If the agreement is yet to receive final endorsement by the Council of the EU and the European Parliament’s plenary session,

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Glass for Europe Strengthens Transatlantic Cooperation at NGA Glass Conference

Glass for Europe participated in the Glass Conference organized by the National Glass Association (NGA) from February 5 to 8 in Charleston (SC). The event brought together over 100 industry professionals from the USA and Canada to discuss regulatory and technical issues affecting the glass manufacturing and fabrication sector in North America. As part of

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Manifesto 2024-2029: Support energy and carbon efficiency of industrial process

On 6 February, the European Commission presented its proposal for an ambitious 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. It initiates discussions on the necessary measures to create an environment conducive to significant CO2 emissions reduction, aligning with Europe’s 2050 climate-neutrality objective. However, the challenges of achieving this goal while maintaining global competitiveness for European industries cannot be overlooked.

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Manifesto 2024-2029 : Strengthen Europe’s industrial base

On 24 January, in line with its June 2023 communication, the European Commission has presented a new package of initiatives to strengthen the European Union’s economic security. Combining a high level of ambition on sustainable policies with a competitive European-based industry is among the top challenge for the EU in the next years. To contribute to

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Manifesto 2024-2029: Boost Windows Replacement

To mark the start of the Renovation week organized by the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Glass for Europe releases the second video of its policy Manifesto, focusing on the importance and benefits of windows and glazing upgrades in buildings. This 15 January is an important date to highlight the importance and

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Glass for Europe contributes to the Stakeholder Request Mechanism on the EU Taxonomy

On 15 December, Glass for Europe contributed to the Stakeholder Request Mechanism on the EU Taxonomy launched by the Platform on Sustainable Finance and the European Commission. The EU taxonomy is a classification system which aims at providing clarity on what environmentally sustainable activities are and under which circumstances. Since the regulation entered into force

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New Construction Products Regulation: a political agreement was found

On 13 December, a political agreement was reached by the EU Parliament, the Council of the EU, and the EU Commission, on the revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR). Glass for Europe welcomes this achievement which will be crucial to enable the putting of safe, efficient, and sustainable construction products on the EU single

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Launch of the flat glass industry policy manifesto for Europe 2024-2029

Executives from Glass for Europe member companies introduce the challenges and opportunities faced by Europe’s flat glass sector and present concrete policy priorities for the next mandate. Today, the first of a series of five videos is released to mark the launch of the flat glass industry policy manifesto for Europe for the next five

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