News & events

  • 02 March 2021

    ECOS Newsletter – March 2021

    On 1 March, we welcome a new set of energy labels for four product groups: washing machines, dishwashers, fridges and TVs & monitors. Nonetheless, we ask the EU to ramp up ambition to unlock game-changing savings. In this newsletter, find also links to our Annual Work Programme 2021 Annual Review 2021... and much more!

  • 26 January 2021

    ECOS Newsletter – January 2021

    The year 2021 just kicked off - a perfect moment to plan ahead and think of the policy trends to follow for the next 365 days. Sustainable batteries for electric cars, strategies to reduce our energy consumption, a renovation wave for buildings… the year will be packed with political decisions with huge potential to help us (or not) achieve a successful transition to a climate-neutral world.

  • 17 December 2020

    ECOS Newsletter – December 2020

    Warming our homes should not come at the expense of our planet. In this issue, find our latest reports on phasing out fossil-fuel heating and our vision for a clean mobility, focusing on requirements for batteries, tyre degradation and smart charging systems. On top, find out why 100% recycled-plastic claims are almost never true and read our views on sustainable product rules, textiles in protective equipment and the EU taxonomy on green investments.

  • 13 November 2020

    ECOS Newsletter – November 2020

    In this issue: 'fight' starts in Brussels to set official green finance list, new energy labels coming up for TVs and kitchen appliances, new ECOS video explaining our work and why standards are important for our planet... and much more!

  • 22 September 2020

    ECOS Newsletter – September 2020

    Join us for our conference on circularity in construction and learn more about our response to new developments in environmental sustainability such as the EU Sustainable Products Initiative, the evolution of a standard on plastic tethered caps and EU legislation for better information to consumers.

  • 13 July 2020

    ECOS Newsletter – July 2020

    Discover why portable air conditioners are a bad choice for the environment, our latest report on how to make batteries more sustainable, our answer to the latest EU hydrogen strategy, and many more news from ECOS!

  • 05 May 2020

    ECOS Newsletter – May 2020

    Several new publications, a comprehensive update on sustainable finance, an upcoming webinar a lots of other news!

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