Post COVID19 new industrial strategy for Europe

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Post COVID19 new industrial strategy for Europe

On 10 March, the European Commission presented a New Industrial Strategy for Europe which Glass for Europe welcomed as a promising start to operationalize the carbon-neutrality agenda. Sadly, it became immediately clear that the strategy was outdated right after seeing the light. Without further delay, the EU should start considering to design an efficient and

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Philippe Bastien is the new chairman of Glass for Europe

Philippe Bastien is the new chairman of Glass for Europe Brussels, 30 March 2020: On March 19th, during the last General Assembly of Glass for Europe, Philippe Bastien, Regional President, Building & Industrial Division of AGC Glass Europe, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Glass for Europe. After joining AGC Glass Europe,

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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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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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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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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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The European Green Deal: a new horizon that Europe’s flat glass sector looks forward to with enthusiasm and cautious optimism

Brussels, 11 December 2019: Today’s publication by the European Commission of the communication on ‘The European Green Deal’ sets a new horizon that Europe’s flat glass sector looks forward to with enthusiasm and cautious optimism. The European Commission’s ambition to actively operationalize a decarbonisation agenda across all relevant policies and to make it an opportunity

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Energy savings potential of high-performance glazing at GLASSPRINT 2019

On November 28, Glass for Europe went to GLASSPRINT 2019, in Dusseldorf, to meet representatives from the glass decoration sector and present the outcome of the TNO study on energy savings and CO2 emission reduction potential from glazing. In his presentation, Luca Oggianu, Advocacy and Communication Advisor at Glass for Europe, went through the main

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Energy Intensive Industries: all sectors of economy will have to work together to deliver on climate-neutrality

During the last months, Glass for Europe has been actively engaged, on behalf of Glass Alliance Europe, in the development of the Master Plan for a competitive transformation of EU EIIs (Energy Intensive Industries) to support a transition towards climate neutrality. The Master Plan suggests actions and indicates areas of policy intervention to encourage innovation,

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