News & events

  • 12 September 2019

    NGOs call on decision-makers to support the French ban on titanium dioxide – ECOS co-signs the press release

    A crucial European meeting to discuss the French ban of E171 – the food additive version of titanium dioxide – is due to take place on Monday 16th September. Civil society groups across Europe raise questions about a new industry study released ahead of this meeting and warn against diverting decision-makers’ attention from the already existing evidence of the potential health threats posed by E171.

  • 12 September 2019

    Let’s keep fossil fuels out of green investments!

    Last June, the European Commission Technical Expert Group (TEG) published the first draft of the Taxonomy Technical Report, a classification of economic activities that could be claimed as environmentally sustainable. Even though in includes ambitious criteria for certain activities, we have serious concerns about the presence of dirty fossil fuels and the lack of fundamental sustainability requirements for other proposed activities.

  • 06 September 2019

    Members & Experts only! ECOS training on standardisation & the environment

    Join us for an exclusive, hands-on training and learn all about protecting and promoting environmental interests in the standardisation system. A great opportunity to ask all your questions and meet other ECOS members and experts!

  • 27 June 2019

    ECOS Newsletter – June 2019

    A report on plastic, a throwback to our 2018 activities, lots on ecodesign, a comprehensive nano update and so much more!

  • 25 April 2019

    ECOS Newsletter – April 2019

    A conference on ecodesign of plastic, new work on nanomaterials, natural refrigerants, Ecodesign Package AND a new Director! Take a look at our latest news!

  • 22 February 2019

    ECOS Newsletter – February 2019

    In the spotlight: market surveillance for ecodesign and the INTAS project, #RightToRepair and microplastics! Read our latest news!

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